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It’s Expensive to Be Poor

Hazel Garcia is a writer and graphic designer for InvestmentZen who loves maximizing (and spending!) credit card rewards. In her spare time she's also an avid traveler and foodie, and often goes on adventures with her faithful canine companion Momo. The New Progressive Alliance has documented how much poverty is caused by government policy. In this article Hazel Garcia shows how difficult it is to live in poverty and has some suggestions to help.

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Water Woes

John Hawthorne is a health enthusiast from Canada with a passion for travel and helping with humanitarian relief efforts. His writing not only solves a creative need it has also led to many new opportunities when travelling abroad. Access to clean water is certainly an environmental challenge. Here John shares two of his writings: “Four Stark Realities of the Water Crisis” and “50 Heartbreaking Facts and Stats about the Global Water Crisis.”

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Syria - the latest example of continuous war

Jeff and Rose Roby are Florida activists. They also publish the Saint Petersburg Independents.

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Please do NOT build a wall between the United States and Mexico! By Kim Swift

Kim Swift has contributed articles to the New Progressive Alliance several times.

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WHAT IS THE FOCUS OF THE LEFT? by Sondra Miller

Anthony Noel frequently mentioned the leftist circular firing squad and Michael Cavlan has long urged leftist organizations to cooperate. If we ever do work together the Democratic Party certainly has shown what not to do. Here Sondra Miller, a key contributor to the New Progressive Alliance, takes a hard look at where we are.

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Indignation is not courage. Outrage is not brains.

Jeff and Rose Roby are Florida activists. They also publish the Saint Petersburg Independents. Here Jeff Roby looks at the way ahead.

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The Women's March on Washington by Sondra Miller

Sondra Miller has been a long time supporter of the New Progressive Alliance and here asks good questions about the nature of the "resistance" to Trump. Issues such as oil pipelines, war, and civil rights which were not important for 8 years when Obama was president are suddenly important when Trump is president.

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The Sickness of Healthcare in the U.S.

Rose Roby is a Florida activist. Here she talks about the real and deep inadequacies of Obamacare and how it deepened an already existing crisis. She is correct in asserting it is not worth saving. The below is in response to an Obamacare supporter.

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Public Comments 2017 (112-

The New Progressive Alliance periodically makes Public Comments by itself or with other organizations to federal agencies and legislative bodies in the United States and Canada in support of the Unified Platform. They are reproduced here in full and also briefly mentioned with our other activities in the Annual Reports and on our website under "News." 

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2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

  • The New Progressive Alliance (NPA) continued to expand our organizational outreach and is now allied with 32 other national and international organizations. All allies are listed on our website.
  • Facebook likes have grown steadily and by the end of the year climbed to 1,580.
  • In 2015 we broke a record with 29 Public Comments.  In 2016 we passed our 100th public comment. By the end of 2016 we had a total of 111 since the New Progressive Alliance’s founding.  All Public Comments  may be found in full on our website.
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