“Although it is true that only about 20 percent of American workers are in unions, that 20 percent sets the standards across the board in salaries, benefits and working conditions.”
“When voters decide they will no longer be mistreated and summon candidates to their own citizen-powered debates, the dynamics behind the campaigns will shift toward the citizenry.”
“when massive transnational corporations ally with government to secretly negotiate trade agreementsn these agreements are not going to be good for the people”
This Saturday, August 22, a group of activists who also oppose the LNG plant are starting a nearly month-long, 232-mile hike in protest along the proposed pipeline route. ‘Hike the Pipe’ starts in Malin—a tiny town located Southeast of Klamath Falls, just north of the Oregon-California border—and crosses the state to Coos Bay, with events planned along the way. A core group of five to 10 hikers will participate in the full hike, with opportunities to join them for day hikes and kayaking protests along the way.
“The only “reasonable consensus” that the Supreme Court can produce is inherently anti-democratic.”
Celebrate a diverse labor movement & generations of struggles for economic, social, and environmental justice.
When: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Where: Central Park in Corvallis
Time: Noon – 4:30 pm
“It’s frustrating to see politicians ignore the origins of our conflicts abroad and use current foes as excuses for creating new ones,”
“It turned out I was pretty good in science. But again, because of the small budget, in science class we couldn’t afford to do experiments in order to prove theories. We just believed everything. Actually, I think that class was called Religion. Religion class was always an easy class. All you had to do was suspend the logic and reasoning you were being taught in all the other classes.”
― George Carlin, Brain Droppings
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