I have said that a ‘movement’ may be only possible if people experience a political shift on the level of a spiritual conversion. Here it is at work! When they get arrested, they’re calling it “bearing witness.” These people know how to send love and support to those who are willing to sacrifice their personal comfort for the cause. I spent a summer in Raleigh, and found it to be a segregated town, with a noticeable number of people involved in the arts and alternative lifestyle. These people are tapping into the better parts of deep culture and are worth supporting.
Thurs., December 8, 7pm Sisters Organize for Survival meeting: The special session: We came, we protested, we occupied! The special session of the Washington state legislature was met with mass outrage about the proposed $2 billion in cuts to vital services. Come hear eyewitness accounts from folks who marched, demonstrated and participated in civil disobedience […]
Credo Action has sent out the following email calling on constituents of Rep. Adam Smith to phone the representative and complain about his vote against the Amash/Conyers amendment that would have reined in NSA spying on Americans. Rep. Smith is ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, and his old district, near Olympia, included […]
Stand up for publicly funded childcare NOW! Help build for a Mothers’ Day Parade to demand action for women and kids. Issues include: comprehensive state-funded childcare; justice for Marissa Alexander, an African American mother serving 20 years for self-defense against an abusive spouse; an end to immigration policies that tear families apart; and increasing funds […]