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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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Oxendine Accused of Cab Scam (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA – Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine is being accused of taking improper actions which benefitted his cab industry campaign contributors, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Godfrey Waterhouse claims his son, Robert Waterhouse, was falsely arrested on account of Oxendine for allegedly running a bogus cab insurance agency. The charges were later dropped, and Waterhouse’s insurance agency appears to […]

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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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3.000 Rally for Peace in Atlanta

(APN) ATLANTA — About 3,000 peace activists from throughout the US South gathered on Saturday, April 1, in Atlanta, and marched from downtown’s The King Center to midtown’s Piedmont Park for the causes of peace and justice. The Southern Regional March for Peace and Justice met at Piedmont Park and culminated in speeches, poetry, and song. “We cannot remain silent […]

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Majette Run Upsets Democrats, Harrell Presents Another Choice

(APN) ATLANTA – Denise Majette’s announcement yesterday that she is running for State School Superintendent has displeased many Democratic party leaders throughout Georgia, sources tell Atlanta Progressive News. Majette, a former Republican who has no education experience, will face Carlotta Harrell in the Democratic Primary. Majette’s decision could disgust voters, causing problems for the entire Democratic ticket, some party leaders […]

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Cox Violated Voter Rights, Judge Declares (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — A Senior US District Judge found that Georgia Secretary of State (SOS), Cathy Cox, violated voter rights by undermining voter registration drives, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Cox, a Democrat who is currently running for Georgia Governor, is already under criticism for her stewardship of the state’s electronic voting contract with Diebold. “The Court finds and hereby […]

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30 US Reps Support Bush Impeachment Probe

(APN) ATLANTA – 30 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. “There has been massive support for House Resolution 635 from a very vigorous network of grassroots activists and people committed to […]

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McKinney Endorses Moore for Secretary of State

(APN) ATLANTA – US Representative Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) has endorsed Angela Moore for Georgia’s Secretary of State, Atlanta Progressive News has confirmed with Congresswoman McKinney’s press office. This year’s race for Secretary of State of Georgia is critical to securing voter confidence in the state’s elections process. McKinney’s endorsement of Angela Moore is especially noteworthy given McKinney’s extensive leadership on […]

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