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Who the hell is Daniel Shays and what exactly was Shays' Rebellion? Historian Ray Raphael has spent his lifetime debunking American founding myths. In so doing he’s unearthed the stories of American revolutionaries like Shays and the Massachusetts farmers of 1786, who changed the course of US democracy. Listen and learn from this fascinating account of one of the US's first uprisings in this edition of Move to Amend Reports!
Centrist Democrats are bragging that they don’t need progressives to win in November. But the partnership works both ways.
It’s morally useful to look at American politics through the eyes of Laura Zuñiga Cáceres. Just before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the daughter of slain Honduran activist Berta Cáceres arrived in Philadelphia, where she stayed, spoke, and, with thousands of others, protested the convention.
The pro-Bernie group is having a final hurrah at the DNC in Philadelphia
The growing crowd chants “We are peaceful, we are kind!” and “Feel the Bern!” They wear t-shirts that say “Bernie Sanders is my spirit animal,” and carry signs proclaiming “Education not incarceration” and “Stop the racist drug war.” There are too many of them to count.
Seeking to provide citizens a voice where our political parties fail, the People's Peace and Justice Convention convened over the weekend in Cleveland to create a people's platform ahead of the Republican National Convention. Activists and community organizers gathered to identify issues of economic, political, racial, international, and political justice that both Republican and Democratic leaders fail to address.