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Stokely Carmichael


Came across this on Twitter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvksaM7rRX0 WATCH STOKELY CARMICHAEL’S BEST RESPONSE TO THE MOST STUPID QUESTION EVER

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Hancock County News Blog


Hi everyone, Some concerned residents are putting together an alternative news resource for Hancock County, given the shoddiness of local news coverage. They also say that submissions are welcome! This recent post is about racism in Maine schools. Enjoy! https://hancockcountyalternative.wordpress.com/2020/06/24/137/

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Hidden here at home, though maybe not anymore


You may all be aware of the local situation, but for those not on MDI, this may be new. This is a note I passed on to Jim Loewen, author of “Lies My Teacher Told Me” and (more currently topical, … Continue reading

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Community Response to Bigotry


You are invited to add your name to a Pledge Statement (see below) that will be published in The Weekly Packet and Island Advantages next week. To sign on please send your name to: kanelewisproductions@gmail.com     Deadline is Monday June … Continue reading

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Town Hall on NECEC last night


Last night there was a half-hour Zoom town hall meeting concerning the CMP “Clean Energy” Corridor, involving a panel of four opponents of the project: Former Sen. Tom Saviello Current Sen. Russell Black Darryl Wood Sue Theberge the latter two … Continue reading

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Great letter in the BDN about the CMP Corridor’s serious fire risk


Former sheriff and current member of the Fire Protection Service Commission, State Rep. Scott Cyrway, has an excellent letter in the BDN: CMP corridor project will create new wildfire dangers in remote Maine Scott Cyrway Bangor Daily News June 11, … Continue reading

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Fwd: LWV-Downeast Screening the Movie: Winner Take All


We could get the National Popular Vote for the Presidential race so that no longer will gaming the electoral college work to elect a president who gets a minority of the votes.  This webinar explains how. Martha Dickinson 40 Washington … Continue reading

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Fwd: Hancock Sheriff asks for Riot Gear


Begin forwarded message: From: John Greenman <jgreenman@gwi.net> Subject: Hancock Sheriff asks for Riot Gear Date: June 11, 2020 at 4:00:17 PM EDT To: Judy Robbins <judy@robbinsandrobbins.com>, Karen Cote <kbc1act@gmail.com>, Starr Gilmartin <starrcgil@gmail.com> Hi y’all, June 16th Commission meeting agenda attached. … Continue reading

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Rally in Ellsworth today


Martha Dickinson 40 Washington Street Ellsworth, ME 04605 667-5863 martha.dickinson@gmail.com

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Memorial Day remembrance


https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/05/25/remembering-slain-peace-and-justice-activists-and-every-memorial-day Thank you, Common Dreams !

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