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Revolutionaries to gather at intersection of art and activism

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:27:58 +0000

Dream dangerously and party like a revolutionary during two days of art, culture, education, entertainment, and activism at the 2nd Subversive Art Festival Extravaganza (SAFE 2.0) on Nov. 3 and 4 in Columbia. New Legacy Project, the youth coordinating body … Continue reading

Network solidifies plans, hones strategy at fall retreat

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:30:39 +0000

Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter spent the weekend at our retreat, leading group discussions and spearheading the formation of a development committee. •  •  • The SC Progressive Network‘s annual fall retreat last weekend at beautiful Santee State Park was one of … Continue reading

Building The Wall; it’s more than a play

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:14:38 +0000

Brett Bursey Executive Director, SC Progressive Network When the LA Times ran its review of Building the Wall last March, the headline said the play “imagines the unimaginable.” That was then. When the Network was invited to a preview performance … Continue reading

Network sponsors “Building the Wall” at Trustus Theatre

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:53:16 +0000

 •  •  • BENEFIT PERFORMANCES Oct. 5, 7:30pm – Premiere – Buy tickets HERE Oct. 7, 2pm – Matinee – Buy tickets HERE Light refreshments, cash bar. The one-hour show will be followed by Q&A with Laura Cahue and some … Continue reading

Reconnect, recharge, recommit

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:57:07 +0000

SC Progressive Network’s Annual Fall Retreat Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Santee State Park Join grassroots activists from across the state for the SC Progessive Network’s fall retreat, a weekend of fellowship, networking, and organizing. This is our first overnight meeting since … Continue reading

Offensive monuments: should they stay or should they go?

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:53:12 +0000

Becci Robbins Communications Director, SC Progressive Network Since white supremacists terrorized Charlottesville and shocked an addled nation, there is growing demand to take down offensive monuments in public spaces. Pressure is building in South Carolina as well, so we thought … Continue reading

Got nuclear mail? Here’s why

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:36:56 +0000

You may be one of the 700,000 SCE&G customers scratching their heads over getting a legal document in the mail that appears to be from the SC Public Service Commission. The lengthy notice, packed with dense legalese, lays out in … Continue reading

We won! Help us celebrate a rare victory in Lower Richland

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:24:11 +0000

“You’re doing God’s work,” Mary Posey told Network Director Brett Bursey when he called to share the good news that the small plot of land in Lower Richland she started paying for in 1997 was finally hers. On Aug. 8, … Continue reading

Nuclear power play

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:25:09 +0000

Brett Bursey SC Progressive Network Executive Director Gov. Henry McMaster has called for legislative hearings into what may be the biggest theft in state history, a multi-billion dollar nuclear disaster. I can save them some time, because I witnessed the … Continue reading