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Blackwell Faces Green Challenger in Ohio Governor Race

(APN) ATLANTA – “People need somebody running who can keep Blackwell from stealing an election. Democrats can’t say ‘Quit stealing,’” Bob Fitrakis, 50, told Atlanta Progressive News. Fitrakis has won the Green Party Nomination for Governor of Ohio and this November he will be facing Republican Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland. “There’s a socialization process in […]

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Possible New Nuclear Reactor is Threat to Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA – A possible new nuclear reactor at the plant in Vogtle, Georgia, being plotted by big business and the Republican-controlled State Senate, is posing serious dangerous threats to the people, animals, and environment of Georgia and the region, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. The Georgia plant is seen as just a test drive for several new nuclear plants […]

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Youth Rally for Impeachment in Atlanta

(APN) DECATUR — 20-30 activists rallied for the impeachment of US President George W. Bush, at a busy intersection in Decatur, a somewhat liberal suburb of Greater Atlanta. Most of the activists were students from Decatur High School, and said they were with an informal student organization called SPAC, The Student Political Activism Club. Other participants included members of the […]

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Allan Burns Challenges Right-ring Extremist, US Rep. John Linder (R-GA)

(APN) LAWRENCEVILLE – Allan Burns, running against the powerful incumbent, US Rep. John Linder (R-GA), in Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, knows he has an uphill battle. However, Burns’s race is extremely important. US Rep. Linder is a proponent of the national sales tax which would replace all other federal taxes. Linder’s extremist plan would create a disproportionate burden on the […]

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“Hands off Cuba!” Activists Demand in Atlanta

By Scott Crutcher, Staff Writer, The Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA – Activists demanded “Hands off Cuba ” at a press conference on the steps of Atlanta City Hall today. Members of Atlanta Cuba Solidarity, Every Church a Peace Church, and International Action Center demanded the immediate release of the Cuban Five. Activists also raised concerns about various statements made […]

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Voter ID Halted but Not Defeated

By Kristina Cates, Staff Writer, The Atlanta Progressive News. (APN) ATLANTA – While Georgia voters were not limited to five forms of ID, instead of the current seventeen, in the recent Primary and Runoff Elections, the possibility is still there that poor, elderly, and disadvantaged voters may be effectively disenfranchised in the General Election or some future election. Voter advocates […]

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BREAKING: McKinney Pursuing Legal Challenges to Elections in Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA — US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is pursuing numerous legal avenues to challenge the so-called results of not only her recent Primary and Runoff Elections, but also the fundamental reality that the current E-voting system in Georgia does not provide us with results that are in any way meaningful. The Congresswoman and her attorneys and campaign are looking […]

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BREAKING: Donzella James Contesting Primary in Georgia (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — US Congressional Candidate Donzella James has filed a legal contest of the results of her Primary race against US Rep. David Scott (D-GA), Atlanta Progressive News has learned. The suit has been filed in State Court in Fulton County, Georgia. The lawsuit asserts Georgia’s election “results” are meaningless because they run on E-voting machines which have no […]

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US Rep. Lewis Supports Lieberman but not McKinney

(APN) ATLANTA – US Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) is not supporting his progressive colleague in Congress for reelection, US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA), or her challenger, Mr. Hank Johnson. However, Rep. Lewis is supporting the hawkish centrist, US Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT), Atlanta Progressive News has learned. McKinney is in a suspenseful Runoff Election with Mr. Johnson, a quiet, more […]

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