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  • A Life Inside the Wellstone Triangle

    At Wellstone Action we spend a lot of time talking about the Wellstone Triangle – and for good reason. The only way real, sustained, progressive change happens is when we connect grassroots organizing, electoral politics, and public policy into a movement for good.

    But here’s what you need to know: the Wellstone Triangle isn’t some hypothetical theory cooked up in an ivory tower; instead it’s the proven route for progressives who want to win lasting change.

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  • What I Did For My Birthday

    What better way to celebrate my birthday than with 60 progressives in gorgeous Bozeman, Montana?

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  • Opportunity in Adversity

    Knocked down. Beat up. Backed into a corner. So it is to be a union member in Michigan these days.

    Where once stood the motor city, the hub for working Americans to settle down and earn a fair wage to make it into the middle class, now stands a city in bankruptcy and a state in crisis. And while Michigan workers are fighting to rebound, state conservatives are standing in the way, sneaking a so-called “Right to Work” law through a lame-duck legislative session.

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  • The Changing Present

    The demographics of the United States are changing: Today, 30% of Americans identify as a minority and by 2050, we’ll be a majority-minority country.

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  • A Tea Party Trouncing in New Hampshire

    Q: How do you take a 194-seat Tea Party majority and undo it in a single election?
    A: You Call Us!
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  • Standing with Young Americans

    Student debt pushes the American dream further out of our reach. Guns enter our campuses and communities with tragic results. DREAMers seek human rights and are rebuffed by partisan bickering.

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    Florida New Majority: The Fight for Florida

    As Goes Florida, So Goes the Nation? This isn’t a rhetorical question. For many years now, Florida has flickered brightly in that bottom corner of the map, the place to pay attention to if you want to gauge our country’s political temperature.
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