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This fight for DACA recipients is not over. Dreamers represent the very fabric of our country. We must continue to fight for them in these hard times. — Read on http://www.axios.com/supreme-court-daca-immigration-trump-0f0b0791-a62a-4d00-841f-6a1aaa9e3e12.html
The Trump administration is moving forward with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild birds despite warnings that billions of birds could die. — Read on http://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/trump-administration-moves-forward-with-plan-to-end-wild-bird-protections
I watched this today and broke down crying. I urge everyone who didn’t see Rev. Al Sharpton speak at Goerge Floyd’s funeral to watch.
Here are some links and resources I found. Visit the right websites and get the info you need to help today. M4BL.org Blacklivesmatter.com
If you are white, Today is about understanding privilege. It’s about acknowledging the white supremacy that is baked into our system. Take the time. Do the work, be a good friend, be a good ally.
Hello Friends, Family and anybody else out there with a few moments to listen. Currently the United States is in a crisis that is further exposing a plethora of systematic problems plaguing this country and the world. COVID-19 is revealing the longstanding tragic realties of our healthcare system, the social inequalities that corrupts the veryContinue reading Talk on degrowth →
As Trump ironically (the republicans usually have been the ones to urge more voting by mail) spreads doubt about the legitimacy of voting by mail and our political voting system in general a big crisis grows on top of our already tragic COVID-19 virus crisis and the racial injustices plaguing our cities; we are going to have a large demographic doubt the elections result no matter what and give the republicans the amo they need to continue their agenda. This strategy of spreading doubt plus the excessive amount of gerrymandering has stripped the democratic process of its most sacred pillars. There should be a reaction. We need a change or else we will, like we are seeing already, see the end of what was our country and the beginning of a stronghold for neoliberalism. The only thing preventing that as of now is our passions for something better. Listen to the podcast below for a more comprehensive look at what I am discussing here.Continue reading The impending doom of our election →
Check out this series of articles provided by #The Atlantic about conspiracism in the US. Its scary and compliments yesterdays article regarding radical Evangelicals quite well.
Right wing evangelicals have been working with Trump since 2016 to promote their agenda, and after four years they are backing Trump in 2020 again. This time their goal is use “geo-fencing” aka data mining for ripe candidates. Check out this article and let us know what you think…. are evangelicals using god as tokenContinue reading God is on Trump’s Side →
Today I got a call from my mom and she told me a story that ultimately summarizes why I love my mom’s perspective and her in general so much. She called to tell me that with some money she had received she was going to make a big move and finally, after 13 years, sheContinue reading A personal note →
My friend @tiaKTA reposted this excerpt the other day and it really got my wheels turning. Masculinity as it has been framed in our society still needs to be broken down and analyzed in a major way. It’s important that people all over take time to think about what masculinity is to then personally. HopefullyContinue reading Food For Thought →
Check out this Podcast about a lawyer who won a case against Chevron and has been on house arrest ever since.
Check out this article. The Irish are sending the Choctaw Tribe money as a way of paying forward an old gift of empathy. In these difficult times its important to remember who is getting hurt the worst right now in our country and the world. Native Americans, Black and Brown communities, and other impoverished groupsContinue reading empathy goes a long way →
Read how this small community is reaching back into their history for Depression era solutions to solve the local economic struggles brought on by COVID. https://www.knkx.org/post/washington-town-plans-use-wooden-money-boost-its-economy-amid-pandemic
Check out this Podcast. It talks about reframing our concept of value so that it better fits a sustainable future.
Elizabeth Warren delivers a perfect and simple answer when asked about gay marriage. We need a voice like Elizabeth’s that is about uniting and defending everyone. twitter.com/ewarren/status/1182482749661368320