Experiments with truth: 8/29/11

    • More than 140 people took part in the Tar Sands Action sit-in this morning outside the White House, including a delegation of 60 religious leaders, NASA’s Dr. James Hansen, CREDO Mobile president Michael Kieschnick, Greenpeace Director Phil Radford, 350.org Executive Director May Boeve, and many others.


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    and Paul Engler
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    As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

    • Analysis

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    • Q&A

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