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.
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 […]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backbone Campaign is partnering with RootsAction for an online effort to get the word out for a Student Debt Jubilee and free higher education. Today’s action alert featuring our imagery and the policy direction of Backbone Campaign’s Student Debt Jubilee Fellows Kyle McCarthy and Natalia Abrams was sent to over 135,000 people. And yes, […]
50,000,000 strong, human megaphone: End the wars! Stop the corruption! Stop socialism for the rich and austerity for everyone else!
Tens of millions of Americans are fed up with the immoral war-mongering, the torture, the rampant corruption, the fixed elections, the handouts to the super-rich, the mismanagement, the outsourcing of jobs and profits, the lack of accountability, the reckless deregulation, the dismantling of the social safety net, and the increasing concentration of wealth. The 99% […]