Trevor Louden at New Zeal has the story about the people Glenn Beck’s been talking about. Check it out:
America’s “progressive” elite gather to wreck the country that raised and nurtured them. America’s Future NOW! is underway right now at Washington D.C’s grand old Omni Shoreham hotel.
For three days leading activists from the radical Instititute for Policy Studies, Democratic Socialists of America, Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Democratic Party, labor unions and “community organizations” confer and plan the next stages of the Obama revolution.
America’s Future NOW! 2009
The event is organized by Campaign for America’s Future, itself a creation of I.PS. and D.S.A. and is the latest incarnation of the Take Back America conferences that ran for several years up to 2008.
This is the heart of the “progressive” movement that put Barack Obama into power. There next step is to consolidate that power, building a movement that will keep the Obama administration tracking hard left.
The speakers list includes many “progressive” leaders including;
Others include Phil Angelides of the Apollo Alliance, former Obama “Green Jobs Czar” Van Jones and his Green for All colleague Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Jared Bernstein , Danny Goldberg of Progressives for Obama, media figures Arianna Huffington, Markos Moulitsas and James Rucker , Benjamin Todd Jealous of the NAACP, Janet Murguía of La Raza.
Communist Party USA correspondent Susan Webb Filed this report for the Peoples World.