Author Archives: MATTHEW CHARLES CARDINALE

US Rep. McKinney (D-GA) Meets Progressives at American Blackout Screening

(APN) DECATUR — US Congresswoman McKinney (D-GA) wowed a progressive audience here at the packed Push Push Theater during a forum following a screening of the film American Blackout.  “You are like a Malcolm X,” one audience member said. About 100 progressive activists and concerned citizens from Atlanta and Decatur had the opportunity to interact with the Congresswoman, who answered […]

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APN Candidate Endorsements 2006 (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA – Atlanta Progressive News’s 2006 Candidate Endorsements reflect the opinions of the Atlanta Progressive News Board of Directors, based on research conducted in the process of covering local news. We encourage everyone to form their own opinion, and most importantly, to go out and vote, period. US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 4-Incumbent US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) If […]

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APN Chat with Miss Angela and her Young Rapper

(APN) ATLANTA — “Vote for Miss Angela,” the rap song, available at www.angelasos06.com, has been playing on radio stations and personal computers across the nation after a recent explosion of interest. What is the idea behind a 13 year old rapping for Angela Moore, Georgia’s potentially first Black Secretary of State? What controversy has resulted? “We had naysayers who tell […]

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Universal Health Care Events held in Atlanta

Additional reporting by Sarah Epting, Staff Writer. (APN) ATLANTA – Elected officials, medical workers, and activists gathered at events nationwide on June 07, 2006, to demand Universal Health Care for all Americans which would build upon the success and effectiveness of the Medicare Program. The events were held on 6/7/06, National Health Insurance Day, to coincide with US Rep. John […]

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Gore May Run Again in 2008 for US President, Warns of Global Warming

(APN) ATLANTA – Al Gore may be a “recovering politician,” but “You always have to worry about a relapse,” Gore told Atlanta Progressive News. The in-person exchange with the former Vice President took place following a special screening of “An Inconvenient Truth,” here at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta. Following the screening of the absolutely breathtaking and monumental film about […]

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BREAKING: 36 US Reps for Bush Impeachment Probe

(APN) ATLANTA — 36 US House Representatives have signed on as sponsors or co-sponsors of H. Res 635, which would create a Select Committee to look into the grounds for recommending President Bush’s impeachment, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. The two latest co-sponsors, as of Friday, were US Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and US Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA). “For […]

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Nickle and Dimed Play Debuts in Atlanta, Living Wage Discussed on Panel

(APN) ATLANTA – Dozens of Atlanta’s leftists gathered for a preview of the stage version of Barbara Ehrenreich’s book, “Nickled and Dimed,” this evening, which was preceded by a panel discussion at The Five Spot on the living wage crisis. The play here was put together by the Seven Stages theatrical group. “I am just thrilled to go into another […]

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Progressive Eyes US Rep. Harman (D-CA) Seat

(APN) ATLANTA – Marcy Winograd was so shocked to see US Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) enable President Bush’s illegal wiretapping program, that she decided to run for her seat this November. But now, Winograd’s grassroot campaign has been so successful, it has blocked the Democratic Party from pre-endorsing Harman, a six-term Congresswoman. “I actually made the decision to run after […]

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