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Sunrise Movement and Nonviolent Actions

No sooner had I published yesterday’s post about nonviolence than I was alerted to an action by the Sunrise Movement that was taking place at Senator Schumer’s office at the U.S. Capitol. Following is video from that event. Nonviolence is … Continue reading

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Nonviolence 2019

As we approach the holiday honoring Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr, my thoughts turn to the concept of nonviolence that was the core of his life, ministry and actions. The Jesus of Matthew’s story taught his followers to “love your … Continue reading

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Sunrise Movement embodies past climate justice demands

On Oct 24, 2010, over 8 years ago, Grist published an Open letter to 1Sky from the grassroots, written by Joshua Kahn Russell. I was asked to post the letter below, written by grassroots organizations across the United States (Grassroots … Continue reading

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The Trouble with the ‘Green New Deal’

“The Trouble with the ‘Green New Deal’. As Democrats rally around a fresh-sounding idea, some as looking back to Obama’s $90 billion climate package–and its disastrous political blowback.” by Michael Grunwald, POLITICO, January 15, 2019 It’s hard to recall a … Continue reading

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Microgrid for Neonatal ICU

Today’s newsletter from Resilience.org has a fascinating story in Chris Nelder’s Energy Transition Show entitled “Foreign Aid for Microgrids”. As I’ve been learning more about renewable energy, I’ve been wanting to understand how microgrids work. When I began to read … Continue reading

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Sunrise Movement: #ChangeTheDebate

I’ve been writing about the Sunrise Movement’s plans for 2019, summarized above, up to June when presidential candidate bird-dogging will become one focus. Bird-dogging is an election campaign strategy to get candidates to talk about the issues you care about. … Continue reading

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Sunrise Movement 2019 (cont’d)

Yesterday’s post was about the Kickoff call for the Sunrise Movement’s plans for this year and describes how to host a house party to draw new members into the Movement. In March, the Road to a New Green Deal Tour … Continue reading

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Sunrise Movement 2019

Together, we will change this country and this world, sure as the sun rises each morning. The Sunrise Movement, the youth led organization that is leading the work to make the Green New Deal (GND) a reality, held a webinar … Continue reading

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Quakers: Opportunity to Revitalize

Is your Quaker meeting growing smaller as the elders die, and few young people come? Or when young people visit, but don’t stay? Do you feel frustrated that your peace and social justice efforts seem to have little impact? How … Continue reading

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Join the Sunrise Movement

Yesterday I posted a link to the “60 Minutes” interview of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Anderson Cooper interviewed her about the Green New Deal which she is the primary proponent of in the new Congress. I’ve been talking and writing about the … Continue reading

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