Activism Citizens United

SuperPacs v. Supercitizens: Sat. Nov 16 in Seattle

InspireSeattle  invites YOU to join our next social:            Saturday, November 16, 2013, 6:30pm *  Main discussion topic for this evening:  SuperPacs v. Supercitizens *To receive InspireSeattle invitations, click here to provide us with an email address. A coalition of Washington State organizations is working together to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC […]

Activism Citizens United Corruption

SuperPacs v. SuperCitizens: an Inspire Seattle meeting on Nov 16

Hi everyone! Below is an invitation to our InspireSeattle Social on Saturday evening November 16th at 6:30PM at Bill and Emily Bradburd’s place. We have scored again and have a great speaker: Jim Street to discuss campaign finance reform and actions against Citizen’s United. SAVE THE DATE! Remember – IT’S A POTLUCK!! Come join us! […]

Psychology

Sept 7 Inspire Seattle: biological enhancement of the human brain

Below is an invitation to our InspireSeattle Social on Saturday evening September 7th at 6:30PM at Candy Sullivan’s place. We have scored again and have a great speaker: Ramez Naam to discuss biological enhancement of the human brain. SAVE THE DATE! Remember – IT’S A POTLUCK!! Come join us! www.inspireseattle.org InspireSeattle Invites YOU to join […]

Economic Justice Washington State Politics

Who are the real moochers?

Meeting Minutes from InspireSeattle Social on June 8, 2013 Our speaker was John Burbank, Executive Director of the Economic Opportunity Institute, or EOI.  EOI’s mission is to restore the promise of the middle class by advancing public policies that promote educational opportunity, good jobs, healthy families and workplaces, and a dignified retirement for all.  EOI […]

Activism Economic Justice Economics

June 8th Inspire Seattle meeting: Who are the Real Moochers Among Us?

InspireSeattle invites YOU to join us at our Social Forum:  Saturday, June 8st at 6:30PM. Main discussion topic for this evening: Who are the Real Moochers Among Us? Announcement:  Photos  from our last social can be seen at  http://www.inspireseattle.org/minutes/042713.html When Mitt Romney was running for president, he referenced that 47 percent of us who are moochers. […]

Washington State Politics

Inspire Seattle: The Future of the Port of Seattle

InspireSeattle invites YOU to join our next social:  Saturday, April 27, 2013, 6:30pm *  Main discussion topic for this evening:  The Future of the Port of Seattle *To receive InspireSeattle invitations, click here to provide us with an email address. Details to come… Please join us for this important topic! About InspireSeattle: InspireSeattle is a […]

Washington State Politics

Revamping WA Initiative Process

At our September 19, 2012 social we learned about the failings of the initiative process in Washington State and a proposal to bring about change [http://www.inspireseattle.org/minutes/091512.html]. Below is an exciting update from our speaker and InspireSeattle member Mary Lou Dickerson. Over the last several years I have been growing increasingly concerned about Washington voter’s shaky […]

Clean Energy Climate Change Coal Trains Washington State Politics

InspireSeattle Social Forum on Moving Beyond Coal: Feb 23

InspireSeattle Invites YOU to join us at our Social Forum:  Saturday, February 23rd at 6:30PM. Main discussion topic for this evening: Moving Beyond Coal Robin Everett’s current focus is on eliminating coal as a primary energy source. “Coal is the largest contributor to greenhouse gasses,” Robin says, labeling the coal industry as “the main culprit” […]

Environment

Inspire Seattle meeting Jan 12: Establishing New Partnerships to Save Our Forests

The pine bark beetle has long been a natural part of mountain ecosystems in the southwestern United States.  Normally these insects play an important role in the life of a forest, attacking old and weakened trees, allowing for renewal by younger trees.  However, mild winters and hot, dry summers have led to infestations that have […]

Activism Environment

Inspire Seattle: minutes from meeting on Climate Change

Announcements: Carrie Bogner urges InspireSeattle members to volunteer their time or make a contribution to help Democrat Jay Inslee in his race for governor and Democrat Bob Ferguson in his race for state attorney general.  Both races are tight and both candidates can use your help. National Geographic photographer James Balog was once a climate-change skeptic.  […]