association of community organizers for reform now
Transportation and housing funding, like the farm bill, were once considered certain to pass in both chambers of Congress
House Republicans are scheduled to vote on two separate budget bills this week, each of which would reject funding for the poverty activism group ACORN, despite the fact that ACORN disbanded three years ago.
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are scheduled to vote on two separate budget bills this week, each of which would reject
49% of GOP voters nationally say they think that ACORN stole the election for President Obama. We found that 52% of Republicans
Civic leaders across the country should follow the New York Communities for Change coalition's lead. Either big banks become part of the solution or the rest of us will have to Move the Money.
A Center for Constitutional Rights lawsuit seeks to stop Congress from singling out an organization for punishment without proper investigation or due process.
For years Republicans accused ACORN of corruption and used phony tapes to lead an effort to successfully strip the group of federal funding in 2009. Now, months later, the group has been exonerated from any wrongdoing.
I am beginning to believe that most well-paid liberal journalists, who are unfamiliar with urban issues and what it's like to be poor in a wealthy society, are quick to believe any story about an African-American group screwing up.
Progressives should appreciate Judge Nina Gershon's courage to follow the constitution in the face of unconstitutional, bipartisan attacks against ACORN.
The right goes after the left's most effective groups. Because ACORN does not rely on government funds the organization will survive the orchestrated attacks against it. But if it's to restore its strength, it needs progressive support.