Beth Shulman has worked on development of progressive organizing and media projects since 1979, when she helped to found Congress For a Working America. Since 1990, she has served variously as chief development officer for In These Times magazine, the Independent Press Association, and the DC office of Advancement Project as well as consulting for numerous other media and advocacy efforts. She serves on the board of Directors of the Institute for Public Accuracy, the Alternative Press Center , and the Independent Press Association. She joined IPS in late 2005.
Yesterday's ruling serves as a reminder that struggles for justice are incremental, that few important victories come swiftly or easily.
The Institute for Policy Studies entered 2009 determined to help transform the hope that surrounded Obama's historic victory into meaningful change.