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Jewish Center Shooter Had a Long History of Hate

Frazier Glenn Cross, the man charged with gunning down three people on Sunday outside a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish assisted living facility, had a long record as a purveyor of hate. Nearly three decades ago, Cross – then known as Frazier Glenn Miller – was the subject of a Common Cause Magazine story […]

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Dollarocracy

Let me introduce you to John Nichols, acclaimed journalist and author of Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John is teaming up with Common Cause Massachusetts in Cambridge on March 10 at 5:30 pm to discuss the problems plaguing our democracy and to help us raise money to fix them. It’s sure to […]

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Heather McGhee Will Succeed Miles Rapoport at Demos

A tip of the hat and a round of applause this morning for Heather McGhee, named new president of Demos. She will succeed Miles Rapoport, who is leaving Demos in early March to become president of Common Cause. As Demos’ vice president for policy and outreach, McGhee has been a key player in its growth […]

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Entire Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Sponsors Democracy Amendments!

On Tuesday November 12 representatives from Common Cause Massachusetts, Move to Amend, MASSPIRG, Better Future Project, MassVOTE, AFL-CIO Massachusetts, and State Senator Jamie Eldridge met with Senator Warren’s staff  to urge action on a strong democracy amendment. We delivered over 6,000 petition signaturesand a letter signed by 30 citizen action organizations in Massachusetts. Just one week later Senator […]

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This is just intermission

Across America this Friday morning, hundreds of thousands of people who’ve been locked out of jobs and denied paychecks for two weeks are back at work. National parks are open again, workplace and food safety inspectors are on patrol, mothers and mothers-to-be who qualify can get help to buy food, hospitals and universities are resuming […]

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