Five talks from the 15 speakers: Kshama Sawant, David Freiboth, Joe Higgins (MP, Socialist Party Ireland), Robby Stern, Exec. Board of the Wa State Labor Council and Pres, PSARA, and Philip Locker, Socialist Alternative on organizing the $15 campaign NOW.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Effective and authentic leadership demands we address the problematic dynamics of oppression and privilege. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backbone is very pleased to offer this terrific and valuable workshop to the Vashon Community. Take advantage of this rare opportunity by joining other Vashon leaders.What: Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment, a skills-based Anti-Oppression workshop for collective liberationWhen: Saturday […]
http://www.opoa.org/uncategorized/an-open-letter-to-the-citizens-of-oakland-from-the-oakland-police-officers%E2%80%99-association/ An Open Letter to the Citizens of Oakland from the Oakland Police Officers’ Association 1 November 2011 – Oakland, Ca. We represent the 645 police officers who work hard every day to protect the citizens of Oakland. We, too, are the 99% fighting for better working conditions, fair treatment and the ability to provide […]
Welcome to the DIY generation Obama seems to have transformed the cohort of 18- to 29-year-olds, a whopping 66% of whom preferred him over John McCain, from passionate voters who thought Obama really did offer change they could believe in, into people feeling, in the words of veteran political analyst Charlie Cook, “disappointment and disillusionment.” […]