Monthly Archives: September 2009

Rally for REAL Health Care Reform – Medicare for All

Do you believe health care is a basic human right, not a commodity to be bought and sold by profiteering, parasitic health insurance companies?  Then join HealthcareNOW-GA at what is being billed as “the biggest rally of the year [in Georgia] for health insurance reform” this Thursday, Sept. 3 at the Capitol (Washington Street side).   Although this rally was called […]

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Poll Shows Reed Gaining, by Firm Doing Consulting for Reed

State Sen. Kasim Reed’s campaign sent out new poll numbers showing Reed has gained, and that Borders does not have as much support as shown in other polls.  While the numbers are by a former leading pollster for the Democratic National Cmte, Reed’s campaign should have acknowledged–at least mentioned the fact–that the firm that ran the poll is also a […]

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Events: Mayoral, Council Candidate Forums

There are two forums taking place this evening in Atlanta: one for Atlanta City Council candidates and another for mayoral candidates. At 6 p.m. at the IBEW Auditorium (501 Pulliam St. SW), the Georgia STAND-UP Alliance will ask council candidates where they stand on issues such as jobs, economic development, affordable housing, transportation, public safety, vacant and abandoned housing, and […]

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Developers Favor Reed, Borders with Big Donations

With additional reporting by Jonathan Springston. (APN) ATLANTA — Big developers and other real estate interests gave the most in financial donations to State Sen. Kasim Reed, in the race for Mayor of Atlanta last quarter, followed by Council President Lisa Borders, according to a meticulous analysis conducted by Atlanta Progressive News. Front-runner, Councilwoman Mary Norwood, by comparison, received less […]

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