Kevin McCarthy speaking to a crowd. He is holding a microphone and pointing.

Republican Congressman Making History by Running Backwards

Ideas and Issues Politicians Politics United States

Mexico City – It took one-hundred years, but the newly elected Republican majority proved emphatically that the deep divisions in the country were not just red versus blue, Republicans versus Democrats, but even Republicans against Republicans, as they failed to elected a Speaker of the House of Representatives after the first three ballots. For all of …

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Thanks to Trump, the Supremes and the Crazies

Elections Ideas and Issues Rights United States

            Chicago          My mother always insisted after every birthday and Christmas, and it seemed like a host of other occasions, that my brother and I write “thank you” notes.  That lesson set hard on my brother, and he embraced it as a good thing.  I didn’t disagree with the practice, but often it was bottom-of-the-list-business …

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International Organizers Meet

ACORN International Affiliates Australia Cameroon Canada England France India Ireland Kenya Liberia Scotland Uganda United States Wales

            Shepley, Yorkshire      Fifty organizers from France, Canada, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and the United States came together in Yorkshire, England for our annual ACORN International organizers’ meeting for this year.  Another bunch from Kenya, Australia, Liberia, Uganda, India, and Cameroon joined at different times via Zoom, along with other leaders and organizers from France, …

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