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Matthew Cardinale is Editor of Atlanta Progressive News. He has written previously for the Sun-Sentinel Newspaper, Shelterforce Magazine, The Advocate Magazine, The San Francisco Bay View, and the Berkeley Daily Planet Newspaper. He has also written for numerous online publications including OpEdNews, BuzzFlash, CommonDreams, AlterNet, RawStory, and TruthOut.

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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 12, 2006
Hearings Begin On Bush's Nuclear Plans, New Plutonium Plant Sparks Public Debate (APN) NORTH AUGUSTA, SOUTH CAROLINA – "The product is a nuclear bomb. They kill people like you and me," Allison Peeler, a college-age volunteer with Carolina Peace, said, crying during an impassioned speech here at a public hearing on Bush's plans for a new plutonium pits plant.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 15, 2006
25 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry Over 12% of House Dems Now Co-Sponsors of H. Res 635
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 3, 2006
17 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe 17 US House Reps Now Support HR 635. 20 now support Bush's impeachment, resignation, or a probe that may lead to impeachment recommendations.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 22, 2007
(APN) Residents Take Over Public Housing Meeting at Atlanta City Hall (APN) ATLANTA – The tables are starting to turn, as 200 public housing residents actually took over the Atlanta Housing Authority Fiscal Year 2008 Moving to Work Annual Plan Public Hearing held at Atlanta City Hall to discuss the planned demolitions of all Atlanta public housing.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 14, 2006
BREAKING: McKinney Pursuing Legal Challenges to Elections in Georgia (APN) ATLANTA -- US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is pursuing numerous legal avenues to challenge the so-called "results" of not only her recent Primary and Runoff Elections, but also the fundamental reality that the current E-voting system in Georgia does not provide us with "results" that are in any way meaningful.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 23, 2006
Atlanta Progressive News Celebrates One Year of Publication (APN) ATLANTA – November 23, 2006, marks the one year anniversary of the founding of Atlanta Progressive News (APN). To commemorate this occasion, Matthew Cardinale, Founder of APN, has issued the following letter to our readers:
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 29, 2006
Nickled and Dimed Play Debuts in Atlanta Dozens of Atlanta’s leftists gathered for a preview of the stage version of Barbara Ehrenreich’s book, “Nickled and Dimed,” this evening, which was preceded by a panel discussion at The Five Spot on the living wage crisis.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 16, 2006
32 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry 32 US House Representatives have signed on as sponsors or co-sponsors of H. Res 635, which would create a Select Committee to look into the grounds for recommending President Bush’s impeachment, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 10, 2006
30 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe 30 US Reps Have Signed H Res 635 calling for a select committee to investigate the grounds for Bush impeachment. They join 7 US cities and the Center for Constitutional Rights.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 9, 2006
US Rep. Cynthia McKinney's Full Remarks on Her New Bush Impeachment Bill (APN) ATLANTA -- US Rep. Cynthia McKinney today became the first US Congresswoman to introduce Articles of Impeachment against President Bush, as well as Vice President Cheney and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 6, 2006
Secretary of State Candidate Gets Rap Campaign Song (APN) "Vote for Miss Angela," the rap song, available at www.angelasos06.com, has been playing on radio stations and personal computers across the nation after a recent explosion of interest.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 28, 2006
APN Interviews US Rep Thompson on FEMA, Katrina Accountability US Rep. Thompson (D-MI) Says Bush Failed on Katrina and is in Denial about it. Thompson proposes changes to FEMA as a result.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 26, 2006
ACLU Georgia Uncovers Pentagon Spying Files ACLU Georgia releases documents related to the spying of the Pentagon and other agencies on peace protesters. They pertain to vegans with signs, a protest medic, and the G8 Summit. ACLU says these are the tip of the iceberg.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Georgia Fights Donzella James E-Voting Lawsuit (APN) ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox's Office has challenged Donzella James's lawsuit regarding electronic voting in Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) has learned.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 1, 2006
14 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe 14 Members of the US House Now Cosponsoring Conyers's H Res 635 to Look Into Grounds for Bush's Impeachment. 2 Others Want Resignation, while Yet Another Wants Impeachment Over Wiretapping Specifically
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Report: Atlanta Mayor Leads Anti-Homeless Trend National Coalition for the Homeless Says Atlanta's Allegedly Progressive Mayor Shirley Franklin is Leading a "Conspiracy of Mayors" to Criminalize Homeless People
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 8, 2006
22 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry 22 US House Representatives Have Supported H Res 635, Demanding a Select Committee to Investigate Impeachment Grounds for President Bush
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 21, 2006
Morehouse College Under Fire, Protest Planned Morehouse College Won't Confirm or Deny Causing the Bruises or Injuries. Students and Activists Plan a Protest Next Week.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 6, 2006
Rumsfeld Protester Injured, Gives Insider Account Protester Gloria Tatum, 62, was injured at a protest against Donald Rumsfeld, US Secretary of Defense, today, from when she was shouting at Rumsfeld, and has a bruise on her back, Tatum says. The noted local activist gave her first hand account of the heckling of Rummy to Atlanta Progressive News.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 1, 2006
Georgia Candidate's Car Vandalized RuthE Levy is Running for Georgia State Senate. Her Cars Were Vandalized After She Added a New Leftist Bumper Sticker.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Machine VOTE FLIPPING Claimed in McKinney Primary (APN) ATLANTA -"You've got electronic voting machines. Many people called in and shared their concern. They pushed the button for Cynthia McKinney and Hank Johnson came up. It wasn't one time, it wasn't two times, it was many, many times," Karen Fitzpatrick, who has been monitoring elections for US Rep. McKinney's re-election campaign, told Atlanta Progressive News in an exclusive interview.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 19, 2006
US Rep. John Lewis's Hypocrisy Continues (APN) ATLANTA – It's now apparent US Congressman John Lewis's (D-GA) spokesperson was not being honest with Atlanta Progressive News (APN) when she said Lewis doesn't get involved in local races by supporting local candidates.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 4, 2006
28 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe 28 US House Reps Have Now Signed H Res 635, Demanding a Select Inquiry Which Would Investigate the Grounds for Bush's Impeachment
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 4, 2007
EXCLUSIVE: US FY08 Budget Funds Iraq Occuption into 2009 (APN) ATLANTA – The US House's Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 also projects $50 billion of spending in 2009 on "Overseas Deployments and Other Activities," primarily for use in Iraq, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 15, 2007
Gonzales Nixed Inquiry into Own Conduct at DOJ, Democrats Furious (APN) ATLANTA – At least four Members of US Congress and four US Senators today raised concerns about a breaking report in the National Journal that US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appears to have known he was going to be negatively implicated in a review at the US Department of Justice's (USDOJ) OPR when he advised President Bush regarding the review. The review was later squashed when Bush denied security clearances.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 16, 2006
Black Caucus Boycotts MLK Event over Voter ID Bill in Georgia Historic Absence of Black Leaders Underscores Conflict in State Legislature
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 20, 2006
Rev. Al Sharpton Wants GLBT, Black Church Dialogue 2004 Presidential Candidate Issues Challenge to Both GLBT and Black Church Communities... Sees Manipulation of Blacks of Faith by Republican National Committee over Gay Marriage "Wedge Issue"
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 19, 2006
Gore May Run for President in 2008, Warns of Global Warming Al Gore may be a “recovering politician,” but “You always have to worry about a relapse,” Gore told Atlanta Progressive News.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Federal Agencies Play Hot Potato over Wiretapping Probe Departments of Defense and Justice Say Thanks but No Thanks to Inquiry Demands by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and 38 Members of Congress
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 2, 2007
(APN) 3 US Reps Support Cheney Impeachment (APN) ATLANTA – H Res 333, the bill introducing Articles of Impeachment against Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney, now has two co-sponsors, for a total of 3 current total supporters, including sponsor US Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 20, 2006
Soldier Fears Retaliation for Civil Rights Complaint A US soldier stationed in the UAE says he is being retaliated against for complaining his unit failed to lower the flag in remembrance of Coretta Scott King.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 7, 2006
Progressive Eyes Harman Seat Marcy Winograd was so shocked to see US Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) enable President Bush's illegal wiretapping program, that she decided to run for her seat this November. But now, Winograd's grassroot campaign has been so successful, it has blocked the Democratic Party from pre-endorsing Harman, a six-term Congresswoman.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 6, 2006
Lieutenant Governor Hopefuls Debate in Atlanta (APN) All five Democratic Candidates for Lieutenant Governor spoke at a recent forum at the Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, on June 6, 2006, on topics such as education, transportation, immigration, and faith-based government programs.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 10, 2006
US Rep McKinney Meets with Progressives at American Blackout Film Screening (APN) DECATUR - US Congresswoman McKinney (D-GA) wowed a progressive audience here at the packed Push Push Theater during a forum following a screening of the film "American Blackout."
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 3, 2006
Interview with US Rep John Lewis on the Voting Rights Act Renewal "I'm shocked, I'm surprised, and I'm also very saddened, to relive some of these issues over again, using some of the same language that was used in the 1950s and 1960s," US Rep. John Lewis told Atlanta Progressive News in a phone interview.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 30, 2006
Gonzales Apparently Lied over Wiretapping to Congress US Senator Feingold is troubled by Gonzales's apparent misleading. Feingold claims Gonzales told Congress the President had never violated the law over wiretapping.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 2, 2006
36 US Reps for Bush Impeachment Probe 36 US House Representatives have signed on as sponsors or co-sponsors of H. Res 635, which would create a Select Committee to look into the grounds for recommending President Bush’s impeachment, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 10, 2006
Women Rally for Choice at Georgia Capitol 800 women and women’s advocates marched on and around the Georgia Capitol today at a rally sponsored by Georgia for Choice.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 3, 2006
Marcy Winograd Vows to Keep Fighting Marcy Winograd may have lost her primary race against Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), but she vows to keep fighting.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 27, 2006
Stonewall Dems Launch New GA Organization A new organization--Atlanta Stonewall Democrats--believes that an energized, organized coalition of glbt Democrats can change election outcomes.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 15, 2006
200 Georgia Progressives Hold Historic Summit Citizens Meet to Organize Atlanta's Progressive Community at Summit Held by Georgia for Democracy.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 9, 2006
Bush Impeachment Inquiry Has 8 House Co-Sponsors Seven co-sponsors have signed on to Conyers' H Res. 635. If the mainstream media wasn't worthless, you'd already know that though.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 20, 2006
Georgia at a Crossroads, State Rep. Orrock Says “Georgia is at a critical point, at a crossroads. We can go one of two ways. We can reverse the progress we made, that is a distinct possibility,” Georgia State Rep. Nan Orrock (D), 62, told Atlanta Progressive News. Or we can create a new progressive future.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 17, 2006
Interview: US Rep. McKinney on Katrina, Race, Class Congresswoman McKinney talks about her findings on the roles of race and class in the government's failures with handling Hurricane Katrina.

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