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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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Great Speckled Memories: Back when The Bird Really Was the Word (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — It’s difficult to talk about the leftist scene in Atlanta in the 1960’s and 70’s without someone bringing up The Great Speckled Bird, the leftist alternative newspaper which influenced so many minds of the time. But what was The Bird? Who ran it and how did it operate? Atlanta Progressive News has conducted extensive interviews and uncovered […]

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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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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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