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Paul Newell & Stuart Zechman Virtually Speaking Sundays

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For this VS Sunday special, Stuart Zechman talks with Paul Newell: New York Democratic District Leader, grassroots community organizer and reformer.  They'll talk about

  • Paul's history in politics and experience running for Assembly;
  • his involvement with Downtown Independent Democrats (DID) and his role as (one of two) District Leader;
  • some of the dynamics regarding his Occupy-supportive resolution ultimately passed by DID;
  • his ideas, proposals and strategies on campaign finance reform;
  • differences in perspectives between grass-roots, partisan Democrats and movement liberals.

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Next week we return to pairs from the regular Sunday Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, digby, Dave Dayen, David Waldman, Dave Johnson, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Stuart Zechman + commentary from Culture of Truth.