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Common Dreams is a national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future.
We are committed to being on the cutting-edge of using the internet as a political organizing tool - and creating new models for internet activism.
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We draw upon a panoply of news sources and select those stories we think most intriguing to a audience seeking news underplayed by the mainstream media.
The Raw Story was founded in January 2004 to provide an online alternative for news, politics, and arts, providing a nexus of links to stories of the day as well as our own reporting. We aim to be relevant to a young-minded audience...
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