Remembering Activist Grace Lee Boggs

“The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.” —Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015) Yesterday, the world lost one of the greatest activists of our time. For the past seven decades, Grace tirelessly fought for the labor, civil rights, black power, feminist, and environmental justice movements as a community activist in Detroit. As President Obama […]

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MoveOn responds to Gov. Fallin's stay for Richard Glossip

Mark Crain, campaign director for MoveOn.org Civic Action, had the following statement in response to news that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin issued a 37-day stay in the execution of Richard Glossip: “We are deeply relieved that that Gov. Fallin has issued a stay of execution—which gives Richard Glossip and his legal team more time to […]

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MoveOn Members Overwhelmingly Vote to Endorse Tammy Duckworth, Ted Strickland for Senate, Noting Support for Historic Iran Deal

In addition to Duckworth and Strickland, MoveOn members endorsed Russ Feingold earlier this year. Members of MoveOn.org Political Action in Illinois and Ohio have voted decisively to endorse Senate candidates and progressive champions Rep. Tammy Duckworth and Ted Strickland, respectively, on the heels of their strong support for the historic nuclear agreement with Iran. MoveOn […]

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The O'Keefe Brief: Not Another Government Shutdown

Remember when the U.S. government shutdown for 16 days in 2013 because Republicans in Congress opposed Obamacare—you know the law that gave millions of uninsured Americans access to affordable healthcare? (Thanks a lot Obama.) Well guess what? You’re not having deja vu, Republicans are threatening to do it again. Here’s another flashback. Remember in 1973 […]

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An Innocent Man is About to Be Put to Death

I have long abhorred the death penalty. The thought of killing someone for the crime of killing someone else seems so cruelly ironic. My abhorrence only intensified when I learned of a study that showed at least 4.1% of those put to death in America are innocent. When you figure that more than 1,400 people […]

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Progressive Groups Release Letter Urging DNC Chair to Host Additional Presidential Debates

Groups include MoveOn, CREDO Action, Daily Kos, Democrats.com and represent more than 10 million Americans. Several progressive groups representing more than 10 million Americans released a letter on Monday urging Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to increase the opportunities for Democratic candidates to participate in prime time debates to counterbalance the endless free […]

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WATCH: Planned Parenthood attacked. Help fight back.

On Thursday, right-wing extremists in the U.S. House of Representatives will vote to try to defund Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s largest providers of women’s health care and family planning services. In my latest video with MoveOn, I lay out the economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services, and why it’s […]

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