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March 21, 2005

David Swanson, Hardest Working Man In Progressive Politics

Jeff Cohen, co-founder of FAIR, once dubbed David Swanson "the hardest working man in progressive politics."

And he was right. If you don't already, check out David's website and the nine columns he writes every day. (Except weekends, when he writes thirty-four.) One recent column I found particularly interesting is about an inspiring effort to fight back against predatory lending organized by ACORN.

Posted at March 21, 2005 02:34 PM | TrackBack

Wow. When does that guy eat/sleep?

Posted by: Elayne at March 21, 2005 03:02 PM

As far as can be determined, David Swanson has not slept since the late eighties.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at March 21, 2005 03:12 PM

Hey, Jonathan, what's with the taste for the serious? I would have thought you'd go for this one:
which you can hear me reading next week, I think, on this bizarre radio show that I think you'd also like:
Also, Jeff's nuts. I'm unemployed and therefore not working at all, although I am trying to stop this stinking bankruptcy bill. Have you written about this? Here's a case where no one has come up with even a vaguely respectable excuse to support it, and yet it passed the Senate and is headed for a vote in the House that will be close at best. Plus 20 Dems sent Hastert a letter supporting it, which they no doubt CC'd to their paymasters. I'll have something on this on on Thursday, and tomorrow on

Posted by: David Swanson at March 27, 2005 09:41 AM