Category: Economic Justice

Jan 23 2018

ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND- JANUARY 20-21

It was a good weekend for progressive people and those who want to resist the agenda of the current administration and work toward supporting and helping those most vulnerable and marginalized.  On Saturday we saw the second women’s march, in Bellingham called March On Bellingham.   The attendance rivaled  last year’s numbers only slightly fewer.  The signs …

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Dec 29 2017

FAIR TRADE

Three of us from OCCUPY attended a Washington Fair Trade session to help work on a public policy statement.  It was productive and  I am excited to see the final product.  This  article  was sent by email to our web site.  https://dealhack.com/history-fair-trade-buying-selling-product  

Jul 05 2017

NEIL YOUNG COMES THROUGH AGAIN!

This is so right on!  Good for today!    

Apr 25 2017

TELLING TRUTH TO POWER

There is no better than Chris Hedges  

Dec 03 2016

EUGENE DEBS 1917

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

Oct 30 2016

WHAT WOULD OBAMA SAY?

THIS WORKS!    

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 22 2015

KEEP THE OIL IN THE GROUND

This is also relevant to the newest Dirty Trade Deal that attempts to convince us that the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) will protect the environment but there is really nothing in the document that says it will prevent this kind of corporate activity. Stop the TPP – call your representative NOW!   Tell them to vote …

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Dec 19 2015

TPP- THE END OF DEMOCRACY?

OCCUPY WALL STREET – BELLINGHAM (OWS-BELLINGHAM) has been opposing TPP and all other dirty trade deals for the past 3 years. We lost on FAST TRACK and now the final TPP deal is struck which Obama will sign on February 4. Then the clock starts ticking for the congress to vote on it – either an …

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