Georgia is purple. Certainly, some of Georgia's communities like Augusta are known for bible-thumping, fundamentalist conservatism. But try shoving your religion down someone's throat in Savannah, and you'll get openly ridiculed for your intolerance. Did you know that DeKalb county's Decatur spawned the unabashedly progressive lesbian music duo, the Indigo Girls? Emory University remains an institution that embraces diversity of thought and deed. Georgia Congressman John Lewis has repeatedly stood against violence, hatred and war at times when Northeastern liberals didn't bother.
These beacons of Georgia's liberal streak shine brightly. To speak realistically, however, those of us who would like to turn Georgia a nice shade of blue have got a lot of work ahead of us. Luckily, there are some very hard-working progressives there already. Every Georgia progressive does the work of ten, and makes a big difference. We put together this directory of progressive Georgia resources not only to help bring greater notice to the liberal side of the state, but to help those Georgia's liberals find and connect with each other. We're sure we've missed a number of progressive organizations in this listing, so if you know of any progressive groups, information resources, or candidates in Georgia that we don't already have listed here, drop us a line and we will happily consider adding links to them as a part of this growing catalog of Georgia's moves in the right (by which we mean the Left) direction.
This page brought to you by Irregular Times, the online journal for news unfit to print.
Irregular Times Features:
Liberal Bumper Stickers
Political Sneaker Badges
The Anti-War Shop
The Skreened Liberal
Liberal Campaign Gear
The Real Republican Party Platform
Magniloquence Against War
Further Than Atheism
The Irregular Bin
The Department of Credulity Studies
That's My Congress
Progressive Bumper Sticker
|Progressive Organizations in Georgia
|Mainstream News and Information Sources
The Albany Herald
Messages for Georgia Progressives
The Georgia Liberal: A Bumper Sticker and Button Shop