Category Archives: Maryland

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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The Washington Post’s Montgomery County Conflict of Interest

Following its editorial last week in support of businessman David Blair for Montgomery County Executive in the June 26 Democratic primary, the Washington Post yesterday issued endorsements for the nine Montgomery County Council seats. None of the Post’s picks is … Continue reading

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