Ronna

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Name: Ronna
Date registered: February 11, 2012

Latest posts

  1. FAST TRACK PROTEST REPORT — February 20, 2015
  2. TAR SANDS RESISTANCE — February 8, 2015
  3. PROTEST CITIZENS UNITED- WE WERE THERE! — January 23, 2015
  4. 3 YEARS LATER — December 29, 2014
  5. SAVE OUR WATERS — December 26, 2014

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  1. SEATTLE RALLY – WE WERE THERE — 3 comments
  2. #OB INFORMATION TENT DAY 3 — 2 comments
  3. SOLSTICE CELEBRATION — 1 comment
  4. STOP THE VIOLENCE — 1 comment
  5. OPEN HOUSE AT ReSOURCES — 1 comment

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Feb 20 2015

FAST TRACK PROTEST REPORT

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OCCUPY BELLINGHAM has been very busy this past week.  On Tuesday we participated in a rally to oppose FAST TRACK  for TPP.  We carpooled to Mt. Vernon and rallied at Representative DelBene’s office.  OCCUPY BELLINGHAM brought all our TPP banners.  Debbie made a third banner about FAST TRACK that got the most exposure (behind the speakers). …

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Feb 08 2015

TAR SANDS RESISTANCE

Over the past four years, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have literally built a strategy to keep three proposed oil and gas pipelines from crossing their land. Concerned about the environmental damage a leak could cause on land they’ve never given up, they’ve constructed a protection camp to block pipeline companies. As opposition …

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Jan 23 2015

PROTEST CITIZENS UNITED- WE WERE THERE!

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On the Fifth Anniversary of The 2010 Citizens United ruling by the Supreme Court OCCUPY BELLINGHAM staged an action.  For starters we built the banners.  We learned this at a Backbone Campaign summer workshop here in Bellingham summer of 2012.             Then we took those banners to the freeway overpasses …

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Dec 29 2014

3 YEARS LATER

DECEMBER 28, 2011 – the day the OCCUPY BELLINGHAM encampment was taken down by a Whatcom County militarized police force.  Four members of OCCUPY BELLINGHAM protested this intervention and were arrested, spending the night in jail and the next two years protesting these arrests. WORKING BACKWARDS The Bellingham Herald marked that day with photographs and …

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Dec 26 2014

SAVE OUR WATERS

Thanks to Nora Weaver for finding this song “Save Our Waters” by Kinnie Starr featuring Ja$e ElNino and sending it on. This music video won the award for Best Music Video at the most recent ImagineNATIVE Festival. It uses stop-motion animation of Haida-carved figures to tell an allegorical story about what the Canadian government’s current …

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Dec 15 2014

A SONG FOR THE SEASON

While there might not be much to cheer about these days, a song by Leonard Cohen can always bring a smile.  May you all stay well and be ready for the new year with renewed vigor for the struggle ahead.  Thanks to Terry for posting the photo (below) of the light OCCUPY BELLINGHAM hopes will …

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Nov 20 2014

“FREE” TRADE IS NOT FAIR TRADE

Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP.  It is up to all of us to learn about this latest deal and call our Washington DC representatives to STOP FAST TRACK.  Our national legislators hope to ram this through during the lame duck session of congress. The FAST TRACK web site is here.  From this site you …

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Nov 12 2014

THERE IS GOOD NEWS IN THIS ELECTION

Not only did many municipalities throughout the country pass legislation asking for an overturning of Citizens United and getting money out of politics but in Tallahassee, Florida another exciting vote occurred which you can read about below. On Nov. 4th, 2014, voters in Tallahassee, Florida made history by approving the first city Anti-Corruption Act in the …

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Nov 07 2014

KICK OFF WEEK OF ACTION – PROTEST TPP

FLIER FOR EMAIL NOV 8 EVENT

Oct 13 2014

LINKS ARE MOVING

There has been some thought about how best to inform our OCCUPY BELLINGHAM web browsers about who we are, what we stand for and what we are doing.  One of the methods we use is to encourage folks to stay informed on a myriad of issues, not only by attending meetings and participating in actions but …

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