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18. January 2017

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Fwd: [Peacectr_list] Women’s March on Maine, Jan 21,Augusta – FAQ’s


From: Karen Marysdaughter <ompeacectr@gmail.com> Women’s March on Maine, Saturday, January 21, Augusta Women’s March on ME FAQUpdated 1/16/17 What does the march entail? A program of women speakers, community organization tables, music & visual arts performance, solidarity & coalition building, support, connection, a positive message. Speaker list will be announced once all details are finalized! […]

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16. January 2017

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film Paying the Price for Peace Blue Hill Jan. 27


Peninsula Peace & Justice and Island Peace & Justice to show: PAYING THE PRICE FOR PEACE, the story of S. Brian Willson   BLUE HILL — On January 27 Peninsula Peace & Justice will screen the 2016 documentary Paying the Price for Peace at Blue Hill Library. The film tells the life story of Vietnam veteran and Air Force Captain S. […]

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16. January 2017

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Fwd: [Peacectr_list] Action/Support Hour on Healthcare,Jan 17, Bangor


From: Karen Marysdaughter <ompeacectr@gmail.com> Action and Support gathering tomorrow  from 11-12 at the Peace & Justice Center about Healthcare.  Sam Portera  organizer from the Maine People’s Alliance will share information about state and federal health care campaigns. This who wish may join the weekly vigil from 12-12:30.  Bring signs about protecting healthcare or we have […]

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12. January 2017

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Collins shows true colors, disgraces herself


“I have never witnessed anything to suggest that Senator Sessions is anything other than a dedicated public servant and a decent man.” It’s not like she hasn’t already showed her colors many times. One can only hope that electorate amnesia that has characterized each of her re-elections doesn’t set in once again the next time […]

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11. January 2017

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Fwd: NBC News: Commuting Chelsea’s sentence on Obama’sshort list


Fantastic news, if he carries through. You can submit a statement at www.whitehouse.gov/contact which gives you a chance to throw in some extra baggage, e.g. — I wanted to express my appreciation for the consideration of commutation for Chelsea Manning. It’s frankly about time. I hope the President actually follows through on it, despite whatever […]

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11. January 2017

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Fwd: NBC News: Commuting Chelsea’s sentence on Obama’s shortlist


please forgive duplicate postings. this is important. Begin forwarded message: From: Lawrence Reichard <lreichard@gmail.com> Subject: Fwd: NBC News: Commuting Chelsea’s sentence on Obama’s short list Date: January 11, 2017 at 5:42:07 PM EST To: undisclosed-recipients:; ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Chelsea Manning Support Network <contact-bmsn@chelseamanning.org>Date: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 4:23 PMSubject: NBC News: Commuting Chelsea’s […]

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11. January 2017

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Fwd: WRITERSRESIST: Blue Hill on 1/15/17


From: Beatrix Gates <Beax@earthlink.net> Dear Friends, Please join us! for WRITERS RESIST: Listening to Our Histories  https://www.facebook.com/events/378731619151893/  Spread the word and See you there, Bea #WRITERSRESIST events in small towns & cities across the US and internationally  INCLUDING Blue Hill, Maine (http://writersresist.design/index.php/events/)  WRITERS RESIST: Listening to Our Histories Sunday, January 15, 2017   4-6 pm   on Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday Blue […]

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10. January 2017

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NOW: excellent resource table for knowing/fighting cabinetnominees


docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Nx970-5j0ls4aJbmiKqwN0E3OfcpAqhXgM3zyfBZ4TM/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true This information table, put out by the Washington Chapter of the Pantsuit Nation, is truly a gift to all of us who feel desperately like we want to do SOMETHING about this week of cabinet nominee hearings, which Mr. McConnell has stacked high and deep to prevent Senators from learning about most of them […]

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10. January 2017

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Soil: feed the world,cool the planet — workshop for Congress tomorrow


The Regeneration folks (regenerationinternational.org) are the people pointing out how soil is actually the key to both feeding the world and cooling the planet. They and the Organic Consumers Assn will be holding a briefing for Congress tomorrow on why that is the case. Perhaps Congress is a lost cause on such issues, but it […]

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10. January 2017

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BDN: Why Sen Collins should be concerned about Sessions


Judy_Robbins wrote on 1/9/17 3:35 PM: > OpEd today: > > bangordailynews.com/2017/01/09/opinion/contributors/why-sen-collins-should-be-concerned-about-jeff-sessions-hostility-to-womens-rights/ Thanks very much, Judy. That really spells out the situation. Every time I try to point out to Collins fans her history of not-so-moderateness, I get pilloried. Every now and then she does something to tempt me to change this view, but then […]

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