DelBene lives in a swing district, so perhaps she’s voting against Obamacare to shore up her support among conservatives.
Can the further Left (Occupiers, anarchists, and Socialists) work, in some fashion, with the nearer Left (progressive Democrats, Labor, and groups like MoveOn.org)? Can the Occupy Movement work with allies without feeling co-opted? [Note: I posted this at OpEdNews as well; see the numerous comments there. An earlier name for this article was “On Occupying […]
Action: Welcome Obama, urge him to RELEASE BRADLEY MANNING, Friday, February 17, 11 a.m., Downtown Bellevue
President Obama will be in Bellevue this Friday, 2/17. Please join members of the Eastside peace and justice community to urge Obama to release Bradley Manning. Please also bring your “NO WAR in IRAN” banners, your “Reinstate Glass-Steagle”, “Get $ out of Politics” signs, and your “Justice Party for Rocky Anderson” banners, etc. Who: We […]
A major battle over free speech is being waged on local college campuses in Seattle. The Seattle Community College District Board of Trustees wants to revise the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) for Seattle colleges. The district is proposing new rules that would regulate protests on all three of the city’s state funded community college campuses. […]