Voter Mobilization

via theblackbottom It’s too painful to dwell on, perhaps, but we now live in a political culture created in large part by electoral fraud in Florida in 2000. There are a few iconic moments and events that represent profound shifts in American history. Think of the civil rights marches in…
A voter leaves a polling station in a rural farming area during the state’s primary election on January 21, 2012 in New Hope, South Carolina. Photo: Richard Ellis/Getty Images Today’s Super Tuesday primary involves 10 states and 437 delegates at stake for the Republican Party’s presidential prospects. There are two…
People around the state are feeling exasperation and rejection for the extreme, right-wing agenda of some Florida lawmakers who seem to care more about protecting business’ bottom line and the continued good fortune of the 1% than they do about the health, wealth, welfare and safety of the 99%. These…
Yesterday, Joseph sent an email asking you to send a letter to the Senate Budget Committee to put pressure on them NOT to adopt a six week cut to unemployment insurance. The pressure is mounting, but we need to keep up the fight -- send an email demanding a stop…
All across the United States, people are angry at the transfer of wealth to the top, the failure to “bail out” workers instead of banks, and the tax giveaways that threaten our infrastructure. It’s time to fight back We are seeking individuals for paid canvass operation. Canvassers will be responsible…
Unemployed Miamians and community members will depart Wednesday on a bus to Tallahassee to protest cuts to unemployment insurance and urge legislators to focus on job creation. The bus leaves at 2:45 p.m. from the Florida New Majority office, 8325 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. The protest will take place on Thursday. Others organizations involved include Miami Workers…
Join us for a fun gathering to prepare for our call to action in Tallahassee next week! We will be chant-making, sign-painting, drumming, and will be hosting a popular education session for anyone that's interested. This is open to people going to Tallahassee, and people that can't make it but…
Working and middle class Floridians are under attack.  Since Gov. Scott was inaugurated, he has been moving to slash unemployment insurance by six weeks, and limit access to this crucial lifeline through ridiculous measures that seek to blame the victims of this economic crisis. But Florida's unemployed are not sitting back--we are fighting back--and…
If you live in South Florida, we will be providing transportation from Government Center. The bus will be departing Government Center at 4pm. Where: Government Center, 111 NW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33128 When: Bus will be departing at 4pm. More Details: Send off rally organized by Awake the State…