Are you curious about how we got here and what it is going to take to build something better? Wouldn’t it be amazing if there were an affordable experience tailored to your needs; packed into less than 8 hours and also filled with music, food, and friends (new and old) seeking similar connections? Experienced facilitators…Details
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finds that people of color often live by polluting industries, and hence, sustain the risks associated with breathing in fine particulate matter. The EPA made these observations even as the Trump Administration makes plans to dismantle many of the institutions and regulations meant to lower these risks. To read the…Details
Progressives don’t vote as often as conservatives do, which makes turnout the biggest opportunity for the new progressive movement. Click here to read this fascinating and instructive article. – New York Times
Come join this student-led demonstration organized by the Pioneer High School CAPE Club to honor the victims and survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting. Get more information here . There will be signature collectors for the Promote the Vote ballot initiative to make voting fairer at this event. Liberty Plaza , 255 East Liberty St., Ann Arbor 48104. 2 p.m.
It is sometimes difficult to track NRA money to representatives in Congress because of PACs and related entities. Check out this graphic WaPo which shows that Rep. Tim Walberg from Michigan’s 7th district received $12,000. An advertisement in the New York Times on February 21, by everytown.org, reports him receiving $96,000. Either number is the highest Michigan donation. In 2012, he received an…Details
This election season, one thing’s for sure: young voters are going to be absolutely critical to taking back the House. Through the Swing Left College Fellowship program, Fellows will receive top-notch training in campaigning and organizing, so they can get out the youth vote in November and become progressive leaders on their campuses and beyond.…Details
This week marks only 38 weeks to go until midterm elections. This, in the opinion of your editors, is the time for active involvement. We offer you three events for your consideration, attendance, and further engagement. The first is February 15, a presentation on Free Speech and the First Amendment at Rackham by Joshua Johnson…Details
Nobody’s above the law — rapid response plan if Mueller is fired We know that last July, Donald Trump considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller, the person leading the Department of Justice investigation of possible illegal actions by Donald Trump and members of his presidential campaign, and the efforts to conceal those activities. Trump is…Details