Komen, We’re Not Done with You Yet

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Julie Driscoll: Komen is between a rock and a hard place: Fund Planned Parenthood and the anti-choice zealots breathe fire; de-fund it and progressives who’ve firmly supported its cause withdraw support and trash it on Facebook and Twitter and blogs.

LA Times: Layoffs, Sabotage and Suicides?

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Steve Mikulan: Ed Padgett was driving in the rain to a union meeting when the L.A. Times called to tell him he was fired. The pressman, a third-generation Times employee, listened in shock.

Mocking the Mockery

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Berry Craig: Todd’s on the money when he said Colbert is mooning the Fourth Estate. I suspect that’s mostly what got Todd’s goat.

From The Editors: Blogger Butts and the Gold Line

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Dick Price: With no commutes to bookend our days — other than the walk down the hall to our office in our home — and no workmates other than each other to remind us that it’s time for lunch or time to leave for the day, we found ourselves working nonstop from morning to night on LA Progressive and its companion, Hollywood Progressive.

How Occupy Can Leverage Local Government

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Craig Williams: One way of organizing in the Occupy movement might be to get cities to participate in developing democracy — by setting up a system where they engage local residents better on important local political issues, including city council, school board, county commission, and statewide issues.

Sharon Stands Up for “Blah” People on Cenk Uygur’s “The Point”

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Thursday evening, LA Progressive Publisher Sharon Kyle appear on “The Point,” hosted by The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur to discuss Rick Santorum’s “Blah” People and Ellen Barkin’s tweet about being manhandled by New York’s finest.

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