Category Archive: ALEC

Dec 03 2016

EUGENE DEBS 1917

Tim Robbins reading what got Eugene Debs into prison for 10 years.      

Mar 17 2016

NEED YOUR HELP ON TPP

Watch this and send it out to your Facebook friends.  Then call your Washington DC lawmakers (Larsen, DelBene, Murray and Cantwell) and demand that they OPPOSE the TPP.  Patty Murray is running for reelection this year – maybe she can be convinced if we let her know we will not support her if she votes …

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Feb 25 2016

STILL OPPOSING THE TPP – HELP US

Robert Reich is a person who can tell you about the TPP in a very short time. Local people have met with Rick Larsen in a town Hall and Suzan DelBene in 2 small meetings to voice our opposition to the TPP.  Will it help?  Time will tell.   We held banners and yelled slogans in front …

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Dec 16 2015

TPP FOR DUMMIES

KEEP LEARNING FOLKS AND CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVES  

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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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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Apr 21 2014

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION

Words from Marcia:  “The privatization of public education has become an issue of high importance to me since the GED test was privatized  and made into a test that very few of my students will be able to pass without extended study and without revamping the program. As would be expected by the for profit …

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Nov 06 2013

FLUSH THE TPP – DAY OF ACTION NOVEMBER 12

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OCCUPY BELLINGHAM will mobilize a Backbone Action Brigade for FLUSH the TPP! on Tuesday Nov. 12   Backbone Action Brigades and allies with banners, LED panels, and Light Projection tools are planning for a coordinated day of action Tuesday, November 12. Light Projections in Dallas, Spokane, Detroit, Olympia and Seattle are already planned – and we …

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Oct 09 2013

MORE ON GMO FOODS – WE ARE NOT ALONE

There are several sites educating America about the many, many inherent dangers of genetically modifying our food.  From the humorous to the scientific to the personal stories told by people around the world.  Here is a sampling of 2 more videos.   And another one made by GreenPeace – GROWING DOUBT This video contains comments …

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Sep 29 2013

LEARN ABOUT THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP – TPP

RESISTING THE TPP IN AUSTIN TEXAS THIS VIDEO SHOWS WHAT COULD HAPPEN IF TPP IS ENACTED  & THE CORPORATE COUP IS COMPLETED Here is a great primer on the TransPacific Partnership in case you are unfamiliar with the issue.      

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