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Justin Krebs

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Justin Krebs is a political organizer and writer based in New York City. He is the founder of Living Liberally, a nationwide network of 250 local clubs that create social events around progressive politics, and author of "538 Ways to Live, Work and Play Like a Liberal."

Justin Krebs appears in the following:

Opinion: Why Cory Booker Should Take on Gov. Chris Christie Next Year

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Why would he do it? Because the established political apparatus isn't serving its constituents. Because Booker could look forward in a way his rival refuses to.

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Opinion: The Case for Going Over the Fiscal Cliff

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Bad policy got us into this mess. No need for worse policy to get us out.

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Opinion: Let's Support Walmart Workers Striking on Black Friday

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The only shared sacrifice at Walmart is the sacrifice shared by workers whose situation is bleak, alternatives are slim and right to organize constantly obstructed.

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Opinion: Occupy Sandy Proves its Progressive Mettle in Hurricane Relief

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hurricane Sandy revealed the strengths of a volunteer-driven cooperative relief effort pulling from the core values, relationships and skills of the Zuccotti Park movement.

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Opinion: The White Male Era is Over, and I Won't Miss it

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

I live in a world made more exciting, creative, delicious, secure and enjoyable because so many non-White-Males have been around. I don't miss the White Male Era - because I never felt it was mine.

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Opinion: Democrats Should Use Fiscal Cliff for Real Tax Change

Monday, November 12, 2012

Talking about a fiscal cliff is scary, which is how it's intended. But cutting essential services should be scarier than borrowing money at record low interest rates.

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Opinion: We Have Got to Fix Voting - Here's How

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Fortunately, for all the hand-wringing and haggling, it's not really as hard as it looks.

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Opinion: Obama's Winning Coalition Looks a Lot Like America's Future

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

From diversity comes strength, the president argued. From many, one.

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Opinion: Why Bloomberg's Obama Endorsement is a Vote for Competence, Compassion

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg's last-minute announcement of support for President Obama is an endorsement of competent governance.

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Opinion: Obama and Christie Show Power of Working Together

Thursday, November 01, 2012

For all that we should be scared about, we can also be proud about what worked. Our civil society stepped up in ways that can make us proud and provide blueprints for the society we want to live in every day.

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Opinion: During a Crisis, People Look to the Government

Monday, October 29, 2012

As Hurricane Sandy barrels towards the East Coast, many of us are preparing as best we can for the unknown.  And right now,  there are very few of us who are wishing that government would just get out of the way.

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Opinion: The Progressive's Guide to Do More than Vote

Friday, October 26, 2012

Voting is one step - but not the only step. Whether you have 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 dollars or every hour between now and November 6th, you can do more than vote. Here's how.

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Opinion: If You Can't Stop Trump, Mock Him

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Laughing at Donald Trump might be the most important way to respond.

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Opinion: I Guess Climate Change is Fixed, Since Neither Campaign is Talking About it

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Obama made a big point in the 2008 campaign of arguing that he didn't want to be a commander-in-chief for the past, but a leader for the future.

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Opinion: Free Jill Stein, Third Parties

Monday, October 22, 2012

Perspectives that would enlarge our political discussion are blocked from entreating mainstream discourse. When they can't be laughed off, casually dismissed or simply ignored, they get suppressed by police tactics that both major parties condone.

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Opinion: You Might Not Like it, But at Least Obama Has a Real Economic Plan

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

By contrast, if you elect Romney, you have no idea what you're going to get.

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Opinion: Obama Needs to Pop His Own Bubble in Second Debate

Monday, October 15, 2012

We need him to tell us, his bosses, how he's been doing at his job.

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Opinion: The Real Reason Ryan Was the Empty Suit in the Veep Debate

Friday, October 12, 2012

Let's remember that Ryan was weak not only because he was backing away from a Biden onslaught, but because he was backing away from his own ideas.

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Opinion: Why Big Bird Matters

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sesame Street - and other PBS programming - helps children understand and embrace differences among people.

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Opinion: Unemployment Report Means Romney's New Problem Number is the 8%

Friday, October 05, 2012

This rate is one indicator that the central tenet of Romney's campaign -- that Obama's not on the right direction -- is wrong.

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