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  • Bernie wins Left Action straw poll

    Feb 03, 2016

    In an online poll of over 40,000 Left Action activists conducted 1/13-1/14, Bernie Sanders topped Hillary Clinton by a 59.8% to 35.5% margin.  No other candidate received more than 1% of the vote.

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  • We've moved some things around

    Jan 27, 2016

    We've upgraded our LeftAction.com site, and hopefully you're noticing the benefits -- faster loading, better mobile performance, etc.  

    However, this also means that older actions on the old platform now have a new URL:  http://Archive.LeftAction.com.

    If you're looking for an old action, and don't see it here, check out that link! 

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  • Bernie wins Left Action straw poll

    Jan 14, 2016

    In an online poll of over 40,000 Left Action activists conducted 1/13-1/14, Bernie Sanders topped Hillary Clinton by a 65.5% to 33.5% margin.  No other candidate received more than 1% of the vote.

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  • Follow us on Twitter

    Jan 06, 2016

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  • Follow us on Facebook

    Dec 11, 2015

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  • Tell Paul Ryan: If you deserve paid leave, so does everyone!

    Nov 25, 2015

    Paul Ryan made one thing clear when he became the most powerful Republican in the House: “I cannot and I will not give up my family time.” How could he say this when he has opposed virtually every federal policy favoring paid family leave during his time in office? Join the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in demanding that Speaker Ryan pass paid leave legislation immediately.

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  • Support Senator Warren’s One-Time Emergency Payment for Seniors

    Nov 11, 2015

    The average retired worker on Social Security received $15,943 in 2014 -- only 30 percent above the poverty level. And this year, elderly Americans won’t be receiving any cost-of-living increase.

    That’s why Senator Elizabeth Warren and 16 other Democratic colleagues proposed an emergency payment to help these seniors make ends meet, and avoid having to choose between life-saving medicine or their next meal.

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  • Tell the EPA: Protect our Children from Fracking Pollution

    Oct 28, 2015

    People — including pregnant women and unborn children — are suffering under the burden of increased air pollution as a consequence of fracking. Fracking spews harmful pollutants into the local air and also releases the potent greenhouse gas methane.

    Communities deserve clean, healthy air — and a healthy planet for our children's future. Fortunately, parents — and grandparents, aunts, uncles, and sisters and brothers — have the power to make that happen. Our voices count.

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  • Thank You Joe Biden

    Oct 21, 2015

    For decades, Joe Biden has served his nation as an elected official, and a tireless fighter for progressive values.

    While he will not be running for president, we have no doubt that he will continue to lead and continue to fight for the values that we hold dear.

    Please join us in thanking Joe Biden for all he has done -- and all he will no doubt do in the future.

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  • Left Action Presidential Poll Results

    Oct 15, 2015

    The results are in for the latest Left Action presidential straw poll!   Out of more than 30,000 votes cast, here is the breakdown:

    • Bernie Sanders: 49.98%
    • Hillary Clinton: 34.60%
    • Martin O'Malley: 1.32% 
    • Jim Webb: 0.54%
    • Lincoln Chafee: 0.33%
    • Lawrence Lessig: 0.11%*
    • Unsure: 13.11%

    Thank you to all who voted! 

    (*Note: Lessig was added after the poll had begun, so his support might in fact be higher)

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