Author Archives: dknuttunen

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Why we do it

We mourn the loss of Nelson Mandela. We are reminded of his words, “Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid it is man-made and it can be removed by the actions of human beings.” As President Obama correctly … Continue reading

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Raise Up Massachusetts Campaign Kick-off!

Join the Fight for Economic Justice in MA! Raise the Minimum Wage Guarantee Earned Sick-Time Leave Newton Petition Launch with Rep. Kay Khan and others 10 am, Saturday September 21st 458 Newtonville Avenue, Newtonville (MAP) The minimum wage in Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Welcome to Progressive Newton!

Progressive Newton is a chapter of Progressive Massachusetts, a statewide, diverse grassroots organization mobilizing around progressive issues. Our primary mission is to advance Progressive Massachusetts’s state-level program; our current priorities are the three Raise Up Massachusetts campaigns (Paid Family Medical Leave, Fight for $15 minimum wage, and the Fair … Continue reading

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