Demos

There was a moving and powerful event this morning at Union Station in DC where low wage workers for federal contractors, leaders of the faith community, and members of Congress all did a little preaching to President Obama. Their message could not have been clearer: it is time to finally to do something real to help low wage workers step out of poverty and into the middle class. Read more...
To call attention to the dual threats of voter suppression and money in politics, activists have been organizing National Days of Action on and around January 19th to organize teach-ins, rallies and other events around the country. January Read more...
Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) on Friday accused the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of favoring his Democratic rival, Elizabeth Warren, because they complied with a 1993 bipartisan federal law that requires states to provide voter registrations to people Read more...
C-SPAN aired a debate held on November 30, 2011 between David Callahan, co-founder of Demos and Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Center Executive Director. The debate was held in Seattle and moderated by former U.S. attorney John McKay, one of the eight US Attorneys fired by Bush Admin in 2006. The topic was the roll of government. Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Split Enz - 1974 Demos
(Split Enz 1974 - Iggy Pop proclaimed them the future of Rock n' Roll - if only it were so) Another dose of Split Enz tonight (I ran another post s Read more...

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Building A Better Spaceship
(guest blogged by Howie Klein) Chances are if you've seen a recent picture of me, you've seen a Building A Better Spaceship hoodie. I have se Read more...