Monday, February 24, 2020

Tag: resistance

Act now to protect our right to protest

Together we can keep building a movement for transformational change.

A pledge to transform the resistance, and America

If today’s resistance is to become a lasting movement, we must decide what we’re for.

New Defense Strategy: War with great nations & arms race

There are many opportunities to oppose war in this new era of “Great Power” conflict.

Mexico’s Standing Rock? Sempra, TransCanada face indigenous pipeline resistance south of...

Mexico is now facing its own Standing Rock-like moment as the Yaqui Tribe challenges Sempra Energy's Agua Prieta pipeline between Arizona and the Mexican state of Senora.

Preparing for the coming transformation

It is critical for us to step out of the limitations of two and four year election cycles and recognize that social transformation does not arise by electing the perceived least evil.

SLAPP lawsuits: The biggest threat to the resistance you never heard...

Wealthy corporations must know they can’t SLAPP the public into silence.

ALEC, corporate-funded bill mill, considers model state bill cracking down on...

“We are concerned this Bill would target peaceful protests in certain contexts, such as protests which focus on environmental rights, imposing disproportionate penalties on protesters.”

Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

Only nonviolent resistance will destroy corporate state

While refusing to be baited into violent confrontations with the radical right, we must also be vigorous in using militant, nonviolent tactics to block hate speech.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

What will happen to Bernie?

“Make no mistake—in a world where Sanders falls short of the majority of delegates, he will have the nomination stolen from him again.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

How ‘historic’ are we?

Truth to tell, the word historic does get tossed around rather loosely these days.