With the growing abuse of the filibuster and Democrats unwilling to take the strong action necessary to fix the economy and regain the public trust, with the airwaves and cable increasingly dominated by the demagogic likes of Fox News...

Op Ed 2.0

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From the responses to the first op ed article, I would like to reboot, and first of all, ask if any PlanetPOV members are interested in creating an op ed piece. If so, please leave a comment below, and write...
Dear Planet members: I've started the satirical opinion piece below—a critique of the recent Supreme Court decision on campaign financing. I thought it could be our first collaborative writing project. In the comment section, please add to the text, suggest...

ProjectPOV

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ProjectPOV is the corner of PlanetPOV for members who want to collaborate on projects, such as letters, articles, or blog posts to make available to other members to circulate outside the website. Any PlanetPOV author can participate in creating...
I've been thinking about the HP Truth Campaign for a few weeks. I'm very excited that we have such enthusiastic support for this project. I'd like to present the next installment. None of this should be seen as set in...

HP Truth Campaign

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: Dec 22, 2009 @ 7:34 Cher's phenomenal article on the media and e'cat's excellent Rashomon feature have left me thinking that there are some steps we might take to push back against the demoralizing of the progressive...
Return to Home Page This post is made in the new category of ProjectPOV. This category is solely for the use of Authors to collaborate on projects of any kind for The Planet. This is a private category for Authors. Non-members...

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