Category: Wealth Disparity

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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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.      

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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Nov 22 2015

GLOBAL CLIMATE MARCH FOR PARIS

FRIENDS!   It is time to bring back the days when Bellingham streets were full of people marching for the good of the planet and the people on the planet.   THIS IS THAT TIME AGAIN! JOIN US this coming SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29 at 10:00 in MARITIME PARK for a march through town to the SALISH SANCTUARY …

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Nov 10 2015

LARSEN TOWN HALL ON TPP

Yes, That’s right – Congressman Rick Larsen wants to meet with us and hear what we have to say for or against the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership)  He will be in Bellingham on Friday, November 13 at the City of Bellingham Council Chambers at 5:30 – 7 pm OCCUPY WALL STREET BELLINGHAM will have a rally …

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Jun 19 2015

ACT OUT! INTERVIEW with Kshama and others

ACT OUT was the only media at the rally! It was awesome!      

May 13 2015

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Professors Martin Gilens (Princeton University) and Benjamin I. Page (Northwestern University) looked at more than 20 years worth of data to answer a simple question: Does the government represent the people? Their study took data from nearly 2000 public opinion surveys and compared it to the policies that ended up becoming law. In other words, …

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Feb 20 2015

FAST TRACK PROTEST REPORT

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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