Archive for the 'Action!' Category


Filed under: Action! — by JKaplan 01/18/2012 @ 1:17:52 PM
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Here’s  a post from a friend, with lots of on-links, as to what the heck the SOPA/PIP uproar is about. And actions to take.  In fact, if you go to … [Keep reading >>]

Not Buying Amazon

Filed under: Action! | Economy — by Will Kirkland 01/16/2012 @ 4:05:17 PM
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Although Amazon, the enormous on-line retailer, has said it will begin collecting sales taxes and returning them to the state of purchase, thereby moving off my absolutely-do-not shop here list, … [Keep reading >>]

Angry At the Right People

Filed under: Action! | Citizen Action — by Will Kirkland 10/8/2011 @ 7:05:54 AM
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Paul Krugman, in the New York Times and across the ocean in the Herald Tribune:

There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear, but we may, at long last, … [Keep reading >>]

Invest in America: Van Jones

Filed under: Action! | Citizen Action — by Will Kirkland 07/9/2011 @ 6:30:40 PM

Dear MoveOn member,

I trust my neighbors more than any Wall Street bank, hedge fund, or oil company. I think we all do.

But we keep letting the banks and multinational corporations, and … [Keep reading >>]

Tell Dick Cheney to shut the frack up

Filed under: Action! | Corporations Watch | Energy — by Will Kirkland 07/9/2011 @ 3:48:47 PM

Dear William,

Fracking is a harmful gas drilling method that poisons drinking water. There’s a bill making its way through the California legislature right now that would force energy companies that … [Keep reading >>]

Social Security: Act Now

Filed under: Action! — by David Harris 07/9/2011 @ 3:32:14 PM

Move On Has been among the organizers to get to the word to President Obama that Social Security is not part of the national debt problem and may not be … [Keep reading >>]

Recall for 6 GOP On — Wisconsin!

Filed under: Action! | Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 06/1/2011 @ 12:47:55 PM
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The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Tuesday approved recall elections for three Republicans, bringing the total number to six. At the same time, the nonpartisan election officials put the recall elections … [Keep reading >>]

State of Emergency: Teachers Organize

Filed under: Action! | Education — by Will Kirkland 05/9/2011 @ 1:45:49 PM
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Teachers in California today are launching a weeklong effort across the state to pressure lawmakers to pass tax extensions and increases in order to prevent any further cuts to schools.

Events … [Keep reading >>]

Jim Hightower in Corte Madera for Norman Solomon

Filed under: Action! — by Will Kirkland 04/6/2011 @ 7:20:56 PM

An Amazing Saturday Night in Corte Madera with
Jim Hightower,
Norman Solomon and Bruce Barthol
A fundraiser for Norman Solomon as he moves toward his run for Congress
Saturday, April 16 from 7:00-10:00 PM
Program … [Keep reading >>]

We Are One: Rallies Across the Country

Filed under: Action! | Labor / Unions — by Will Kirkland 04/2/2011 @ 3:37:12 PM

Today in Salt Lake City:
Ralliers filled the steps of the Utah State Capitol Saturday morning, showing support for organized labor and advancing Monday’s “We Are One” events across the country … [Keep reading >>]

Foodie Fasts To Protect the Powerless

Filed under: Action! | Compassion Watch | Food — by Will Kirkland 03/30/2011 @ 8:15:39 AM
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Mark Bittman, whose “Minalmist” cooking show on PBS I have often cribbed ideas from, has a piece on the Op/Ed page of today’s NY Times.  It doesn’t appear that he … [Keep reading >>]

Vigil for Japan and No More Nuclear Disasters

Filed under: Action! | Asia | Common Good | Compassion Watch — by Bob Meyer 03/26/2011 @ 11:38:22 AM
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Our friends at Greenpeace are organizing vigils across the country to stand in solidarity with the people of Japan and to imagine a world free of nuclear disasters. There’s an important vigil happening … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

Perhaps an honest world will never exist. But what's to keep us from dreaming? If each one of us tries to change, maybe we'll succeed.

Rita Atria -- The Sicilian Rebel

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