Author Archives: Hal Ginsberg

Our Revolution Baltimore’s Climate Change Meeting

Saturday, I attended, with over 30 other activists, Our Revolution Baltimore’s February 16 meeting at the Waverly Library in central Baltimore – just a few blocks east of Johns Hopkins University’s main campus. The Baltimore Chapter convenes on either the … Continue reading

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Our Revolution MoCo’s Healthcare Barnstorm

Over 50 activists crowded into a meeting room at the Silver Spring Tastee Diner Sunday afternoon. The topic at this event, one of over a hundred Barnstorms held around the country and four in Maryland alone, was how to win … Continue reading

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The Progressive Alliance’s Conversation and Celebration with Marc Elrich

On Saturday afternoon January 5, more than 200 progressive Montgomery County activists and engaged residents crowded into the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Cafeteria. They came for a two and a half hour “Celebration and Conversation” with new County Executive Marc … Continue reading

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Senator Harris’s Welcome Embrace of Medicare-for-All

I believe that health care should be a right, but the reality is that it is still a privilege in this country. We need that to change. When someone gets sick, there is already so much else to deal with: … Continue reading

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Jonathan Chait, Democratic Socialists, and Beto O’Rourke

New York Magazine has just published a provocative article by Jonathan Chait critiquing recent criticism of Beto O’Rourke by left-wing intellectuals who support Bernie Sanders. Chait backed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primaries and has argued that neoliberalism is a … Continue reading

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Yes, Barry, Marylanders really are Progressive

In his latest column, Rockeymoore Cummings’ Challenge at Political Maryland, Barry Rascovar offers some unsolicited advice to Maryland’s new State Democratic Party Chair: “Run to the center Maya!” Despite Democrats’ 2 to 1 advantage in voter registration over Republicans, we’re … Continue reading

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ORMoCo Chapter Minutes 11-11-18

Over 30 activists convened for Our Revolution Montgomery County’s Chapter Meeting Sunday November 11 at Kaldi’s Social House in Silver Spring from 11 – 1:30. The meeting opened with a presentation by Virginian Yasmien Taeb who is running for Virginia … Continue reading

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Women Bolster the Democratic Party

ORMoCo activist and writer Jim Grossfeld has a new article in the American Prospect:“Meet Nicole Breadon. She’s 46, a lifelong resident of Clarkston, a town of fewer than 1,000 that’s become one of Detroit’s distant exurbs. Her husband Todd grew up in … Continue reading

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ORMoCo Chapter Meeting Notes 10-14-18

We enjoyed a well-attended Chapter Meeting at Irene’s Pupusas in Glenmont Sunday. Here’s what we discussed and decided: 1) We announced the Chapter’s decision to endorse Will Jawando and Tim Willard for County Council-at-Large and Lynn Amano for Board of … Continue reading

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