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The 99 Percent Takes Office: Lessons From a Rhode Island Special Election

Amy Dean @ Truthout- If labor and other progressive groups are going to rebuild an economy that works for the 99 percent in America, they need to do great organizing in workplaces and communities and they also need to build deep coalitions among themselves. But that's not enough.

They also need to translate their organizing muscle into political power. And that means looking at electoral strategies in a new way.  Read more.

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