Drum Major Institute for Public Policy Launches
Progressive Web Log 'Predigestion for the Busy
YORK - March 25 - For busy activists seeking a fair and balanced
alternative to FOX News and the Drudge Report, the Drum Major
Institute has launched The ProgBlog to provide a progressive viewpoint
on the most compelling political and economic news from left to
The Drum Major
Institute for Public Policy, originally created in 1961 by a lawyer
to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a non-profit, non-partisan
policy institute dedicated to providing progressive competition
in the marketplace of ideas. We do so by partnering with top researchers
to conduct high-quality research, leveraging our strategic connections
and rich history to engage policy and opinion makers in our work,
and offering platforms to amplify the work of progressive practitioners
and thinkers. Ambassador Andrew Young Chairs the DMI Board; other
members include Martin Luther King, III; Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.;
Dennis Rivera and Bernard Nussbaum.
The New York
Sun says of the ProgBlog: "While Bill Clinton, the former president,
has lately been complaining about a dearth of liberal prose outlets
and personalities, local lefties have been taking matters into
their own hands..."
launched in February, is updated daily. Each Thursday, the week's
entries are emailed to a fast-growing list of thousands nationally.
the ProgBlog 'predigestion for the busy progressive," said DMI
President Fernando Ferrer, former Bronx Borough President and
candidate for New York City mayor. "The times we live in are trying
and many don't have the luxury to do due diligence on the most
pressing issues of our time."
to the DMI ProgBlog, please visit http://www.drummajorinstitute.org.
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