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Harry Targ : Political News as Commodity

Screenshot of Rachel Maddow reporting on the phony ACORN media sting during her MSNBC show. Image from Democurmudgeon.What sells is legitimate:Political news is a commodityBy Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | March 6, 2012 “The public version of Andrew … finish reading Harry Targ : Political News as Commodity

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Harry Targ : Social Movements and the Forces of Reaction

Image from KXL.com.Progressive social movements andthe reactionary forces that oppose them By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 29, 2012 “Of course, Big Labor’s coercion of employees into paying union dues to subsidize its political agenda isn’t new, … finish reading Harry Targ : Social Movements and the Forces of Reaction

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MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

Pimp and ho: James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles went undercover at ACORN. But guess what: They weren’t dressed like this!NYT and the ACORN Hoax:Paper won’t admit its mistakes March 11, 2010 Ignoring calls from numerous critics, the New York Times … finish reading MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

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How ACORN Took a Bite Out of Predatory Lending

ACORN has organized low income people to fight predatory lending practices since the late 1990’s.The ACORN I Know… A handful of ACORN staff people with great expertise and unrelenting effort organized thousands of members to drive this campaign until Household … finish reading How ACORN Took a Bite Out of Predatory Lending

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A Few Bad Acorns and the Right Wing Crusade

In defense of ACORN: The right-wing crusade against ACORN is a far bigger fraud than any misdeeds a few employees might have committed By Joe Conason / September 21, 2009 For many years the combined forces of the far right … finish reading A Few Bad Acorns and the Right Wing Crusade

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The GOP’s Blame-ACORN Game

Graphic by Christopher Serra / The Nation.‘Since the 1970s ACORN, which has 400,000 low- and moderate-income “member families,” has been warning Congress to protect borrowers from the banking industry’s irresponsible, risky and predatory practices.’By Peter Dreier & John Atlas / … finish reading The GOP’s Blame-ACORN Game

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Hannah Strange :
McCain Operative Makes ACORN Seem Like Peanuts

McCain campaign paid Republican operative accused of voter fraud By Hannah Strange | October 22, 2008 See Keating law firm donates $50,000 to McCain campaign,’ Below. John McCain paid $175,000 of campaign money to a Republican operative accused of massive … finish reading Hannah Strange :
McCain Operative Makes ACORN Seem Like Peanuts

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ACORN and ‘Voter Fraud’ : Bogus Issue Missreported

Top: ACORN voter registrar in New Mexico. Photo by Clayton Kennedy / ACORN. Above: Nevada investigators raid Las Vegas ACORN office looking for evidence of ‘voter fraud.’ Photo by J.C. Hong / AP.Media revive pattern of reporting on alleged “voter … finish reading ACORN and ‘Voter Fraud’ : Bogus Issue Missreported

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