Seattle resident Joe Brewer wrote this groundbreaking article How Will the 99% Deal with the Psychopaths in the 1%?. The economic elite (“the 1%”) seem to lack the normal, altruistic tendencies and emotions of most of us. They lack shame and a sense of community. Great opportunity for progressive messaging in these memes.
Second General Assembly Meeting – Portland OR — cool music, instructions for protesters, how to get arrested This facebook page lists resources for occupiers. Occupy Worldwide: http://www.occupytogether.org/ Occupy Washington (State): http://www.occupytogether.org/events/west/washington/ Occupy Seattle: http://www.occupyseattle.org/ Comments comments
Sisters Organize for Survival meeting: Winning Alternatives to Sales Tax As the Washington state legislature battles out the budget crisis, Governor Gregoire tells the public that elected officials’ choices are either to make cuts in education and human services or increase sales tax. Not true! New York state legislators raised the tax bracket for the […]
My friend Pat Rasmussen sent me a link to the Center for Biological Diversity. Pat does some great work with temperate rainforests and works with so many groups in the Puget Sound area on forestry, sustainability and environmental issues. It’s an honor to know Pat. The link contains the NYT story about how the Clean […]