There Are Things You Need to Know Buried in Government Documents – Help Us Dig It Up

By: Thursday May 19, 2011 9:40 am

Become a Member of FiredoglakeGOAL: 1,000 New Members Support our one-stop shop for in-depth news coverage and hard-hitting activism. Going through literally tens of thousand of government documents to find these few nuggets of information is sadly something very few organizations do well (well, besides large, private lobbying operations), but this is something at which [...]

Paying Your Dues: Members’ Investment Produces a Powerful Base – Lessons from the Nonpartisan League, Part Three

By: Monday July 5, 2010 6:00 am

A.C. Townley was the founder of the Nonpartisan League, which within only three years of its founding in 1915 took over the government of North Dakota and enacted several major reforms. That makes the NPL one of the most impressive political organizations in American history. Townley was able to do this through a combination of [...]

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