Thursday, February 14, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Poor People's Campaign- Sacramento

Join the Poor People’s CampaignThe 8th Annual MLK Commemoration: Continuing the Legacy and unfinished work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 11AM-3PM in Sacramento, CA• March starts at 11:00am Oak Park Community Center, 3425 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817
• Rally: -12:30pm Fruit Ridge Community Collaborative, 4625 44th St,• Sacramento, California 95820
• 1: 30pm--Multi-cultural Pot-Luck Meal – please bring a dish to share!!! 

We hope to see you there. To get involved #PoorPeoplesCampaign #Sacramento


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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Medicare for All

Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump Attack on Socialism Shows President 'Scared' of Popular Progressive Policies

Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump Attack on Socialism Shows President 'Scared' of Popular Progressive Policies

Oppose U.S. Intervention in Venezuela

California Democrat Ro Khanna and Washington Democrat Pramila Jayapal are circulating a letter “rejecting threats of US military intervention in Venezuela, supporting dialogue to resolve the political crisis there, and opposing broad economic sanctions that hurt ordinary Venezuelans.” The vast majority of Venezuelans are opposed to foreign intervention as a means of removing the Venezuelan government and instead want a negotiated solution to the crisis. The letter urges support for a mediation process advocated by the governments of Mexico and Uruguay to promote dialogue instead of civil war. Existing and new economic sanctions have seriously worsened Venezuela’s economic crisis, exacerbating lack of access to life-saving medicines and food. Polls show that most Venezuelans oppose broad U.S. economic sanctions.

- We call on House Members to sign the Khanna-Jayapal letter to reject threats of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela, support dialogue to resolve the political crisis there, and oppose broad economic sanctions that hurt ordinary Venezuelans.
Please Call your representative (find your rep here) now to demand they do the right thing for the people of Venezuela.  The letter closes TODAY, so please call as soon as you can!

Fact Check Trump's State of the Union

Fact check Trump's State of the Union

There is No Wall in El Paso

antiracismdsa: There is No Wall in El Paso: Mr. Trump. There is no wall in El Paso.  Its a fence ! Quick facts.   People are fleeing once again. They are fleeing hunger,  and v...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

#MeToo Speaker at Sac State

Tarana Burke brings her powerful message to Sacramento State on Feb. 7. (Creative Commons: Brittany Fennell)

Long before #MeToo became a viral online campaign in 2017, social justice activist Tarana Burke quietly was working to give voice to people who had been sexually harassed and assaulted.
She called her movement Me Too. But it was only after actress Alyssa Milano attached a hashtag to the phrase and posted it on Twitter that Burke’s decade-long crusade burst into the international spotlight.
Burke will be on the Sacramento State campus Thursday evening, Feb. 7, to discuss the history and impact of the movement, which has spurred millions of people to share their stories about sexual violence.
She is scheduled to speak at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. The lecture is part of UNIQUE, a Sac State volunteer group that brings cultural events and entertainment to campus.
In 2007, Burke created a nonprofit group, Just Be Inc., that focuses on young women of color and helps them overcome the fallout of sexual harassment and assault. The organization seeks to help girls get “past their risk and around their circumstances” and put them on a path to success, according to its website.
Me Too is one of its centerpieces.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The U.S. Should Stay Out of Venezuela

The U.S. Should Stay out of Venezuela

Elliott Abrams

Elliott Abrams (born January 24, 1948) is an American diplomat, lawyer, and political scientist who served in foreign policy positions for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. He is currently a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.[2] On January 25, 2019, he was appointed as Special Envoy on Venezuela.[3]
During the Reagan administration, Abrams gained notoriety for his involvement in controversial foreign policy decisions regarding Nicaragua and El Salvador. During George W. Bush's first term, he served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director on the National Security Council for Near East and North African Affairs. At the start of Bush's second term, Abrams was promoted to be his Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy, in charge of promoting Bush's strategy of advancing democracy abroad. His appointment by Bush was controversial due to his conviction in 1991 on two misdemeanor counts of unlawfully withholding information from Congress during the Iran–Contra affair investigation.
Source. Wikipedia