TPA Vol. XXXV, Number 6 June 2015 http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/2015/June
Of, By and For The People
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“You know you’re doing wrong! Go home!” one of the women yells after separating the young woman from the officers. That’s exactly what they do.”
Some People who support Jill Stein…
Noam Chomsky, author and activist.
Richard Stallman, computer programmer and software freedom activist.
David Swanson, author and activist.
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange.
Ana Kasparian, co-host of the internet news show, The Young Turks.
Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent.
Kevin Zeese, activist and attorney.
Camille Paglia, author, teacher, and social critic.
Matt Gonzalez, politician, lawyer, activist and 2008 independent Vice-Presidential candidate.
Jello Biafra, musician and 2000 Election Green Party candidate.
Julia Butterfly Hill, author, environmentalist, and activist.
there are millions more… and hundreds of thousands we have located!
If you are tired of wage theft, slave labor and working poverty… abandon the corporate cons and war-profiteers who brought us twenty-seven unnecessary wars, joblessness, and recession while sacrificing the peace to please munitions contractors. It’s time to stand firm. We can shine with Stein. ~OO~
Peter Parks helped me when he said, “Let us use this time not only to remember Greg, but to deepen our relations with each other and build an incredible knitting of relationships that will become a movement for a better world for our children.
It is possible. It is necessary.
Si se Puede!
Greg Margolis, Presente!
Much love to all,
And back to ya brother Peter…
instead of starving our schools of critical funding and pushing market-based, test-driven policies that ultimately fail our kids, we should be relying on evidence and input from those closest to the classroom to find solutions that work to reclaim the promise of public education. Those closest to the classrooms are teachers. One of the most effective measures we can take is to put teachers back in charge.
Four days after the ceasefire took effect in Gaza late this summer, Israel announced it would expropriate 1,000 acres of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem district of the West Bank. Gone unchallenged, Israel’s most recent land confiscation order threatens the economic and cultural survival of five Palestinian villages – Wadi Foquin, Husan, Nahalin, Surif, and Jab’a.
Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) Solidarity Panel, Presentation & Mural Painting at PSU on Friday!
At PSU: Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 236!
Please join us Friday, November 7th at 4 pm for a panel discussion, and solidarity mural painting event to support this vital community resource and to support Indigenous resistance movements and to help raise funds to rebuild the Zapatista Escuelita.
Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk.
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