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Who are your favorite liberal/progressives of All-Time

 
 
Olivier5
 
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Reply Wed 13 Jun, 2018 09:46 am
@Lash,
The thread is not about perfect people. It's about progressive, ie people who contributed to some progress.
Lash
 
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Reply Wed 13 Jun, 2018 09:48 am
@Olivier5,
Which is why Martin Luther is an important figure in this discussion.
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Olivier5
 
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Reply Wed 13 Jun, 2018 09:59 am
A few more came to mind:

Victor Hugo
Giuseppe Garibaldi
Nelson Mandela
Angela Davis
Tarana Burke
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ehBeth
 
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Reply Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:30 am
the first Liberal I was truly aware of
I ran his in-school campaign as a child
helped my mother canvass for him

https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/35065629_10156550856397010_348177145962430464_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3063031580d7f133386581b52ed5b506&oe=5BB9C4E6

take Canada/Canadian out, replace it with any generic human term

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late NDP leader's Jack Layton's final message

https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lqckfkzLYu1qz9vv8o1_400.jpg

both dreamers who got things done
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Olivier5
 
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Reply Thu 14 Jun, 2018 04:55 am
@Olivier5,
Along the same lines, saw this today:

Einstein's travel diaries reveal physicist's racism
https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/science-environment-44472277

Turns out it's little more than click-bait.
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