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CCGA takes a lot of heat for supposedly being “liberal”. Well all those who assume we are such, clearly haven’t had a look at our Governing Board. We are committed to being non-partisan, and cross ideological. Our Board is united … Continue reading
CCGA Board Member Kerwin Swint recently wrote this for his Official Blog. It has been reproduced here with permission. The views and opinions expressed in this post are not necessarily those of Common Cause Georgia or Common Cause national. Our intent with this … Continue reading
The Need for Women in Legislative Offices Women may make up slightly over half of the human population, but we certainly don’t have the same representation in our government. The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) compiles statistics on … Continue reading
Why Name-Calling and Insults Just Aren’t Worth It Name-calling and insults aren’t just a part of politics: they’re an artform dating back to the earliest years of US politics. Rosemarie Ostler, who uses the knowledge gained from her PhD in linguistics to … Continue reading
There’s a new political organization making waves in Georgia. Americans Elect is a group dedicated to “putting the first directly-nominated nonpartisan ticket on the 2012 ballot in all 50 states”. According to a recent AJC article they are concentrating their … Continue reading