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Local vs. National Advocacy: PPTS is both!

As the number of those choosing to join the PPTS nation grows, one of the advantages to belonging to the PPTS Nation is the opportunity to look a little bit … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 24th, 2012: Episode #14 “ALEC And The Larger Plan” (Part I) and An Apology To A Caller

Apologies: I wish to publicly apologize to one caller (Jay: New York) on our episode today. We had a very animated and thoroughly (for me, anyway) enjoyable discussion about, among … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

2012 Fundraising Campaign Is Happening NOW!

      The group which led to the creation of “Progressive Politics:Tennessee Style“ (PPTS) is hosting our first annual operations fundraising event. Our goal is to raise a total … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Annual Fundraising Event May 31st, 2012 11 AM – 11 PM (Central Time)

Today is the show’s fundraiser for our annual budget over at the show’s home sight, The Daily Kos. We hope you will join us, and even help a little if … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

May 20, 2012 “ALEC vs. Public Education…In Tennessee and the Progressive Southern US Today

Recently, The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) held its Spring Meetings in Charlotte, North Carolina (May 10-11, 2012). For a few weeks, I have been stating on-air that I was … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Episode #7: May 6, 2012 “ALEC vs. Public Education”

First of all, I wish to send my apologies to anyone who listened, or will listen in the future to this episode. Not because of the content, but because your … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Episode #6: ALEC Exposed (Part 2)

Our last episode highlighted the work of some truly courageous Southern Progressives, who are taking on ALEC at the State level: Progress-Texas. We were thrilled to have as our special … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · 1 Comment