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The Progressive's Guide To Raising Hell - Interview w/ the author/activist Jamie Court

by: Dardango

Thu Apr 07, 2011 at 18:30:35 PM CDT

The Progressive's Guide To Raising HellJoin us at DemocracyInteractive.com's DI Radio tonight at 8PM CST for a conversation with author Jamie Court, about his book The Progressives Guide To Raising Hell

Mr. Court is also the president of Consumer Watchdog, which has offices in Washington, DC and Los Angeles.
Court is an early pioneer the HMO patients' rights movement in America and has led successful corporate and political campaigns to reform HMOs, insurers, banks, oil companies, drug makers, and utilities.

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Good interview, but sometimes the truth hurts (0.00 / 0)

The Democratic Party is where progressives go to die.


The discussion of whether it would be healthy for the progressive cause to not hold back, but go after some of these status quo Dems and now and then take one out.  Can you think of an example where that has happened?  The Blanche Lincoln primary attempt was unsatisfying and the Joe Lieberman challenge left us with an even more hostile Joe Lie.  Surely there are some successes that I can't bring to mind.

Work harder and work smarter!

I think it's early (0.00 / 0)

Blanche was a classic DINO. She needed to get gone. At least with Repugs, you expect it when they screw you over.

As Court was saying, we need a VERY focused effort and that hasn't happened yet, but it must.  


"This is not a Republican or a Democratic issue. This is about the whole system being against us." - an Occupy protester at Obama's Des Moines office.

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