Already, we have ignored global warming for too long to save Washington D.C. from sea level rise. How much more of the United States are we willing to sacrifice to the ocean waves, just because we’re too lazy to change our dependence on machines to replace every bit of human work?
There are two major national secular rallies in North America this spring – one in Washington D.C., and the other in British Columbia, Canada.
Getting Involved, the October 2011 DC Occupation version: In preparation for the occupation of Freedom Plaza starting on October 6th (see http://october2011.org/), join organizers, educators, and concerned citizens for two participatory evening workshops exploring the strategic power of nonviolence and its applications to our social
People attending the Jon Stewart rally can watch the rally on television and still be there.
When I got to the Mall, I could barely see the Capitol dome. Blaring lights from the set being erected for John Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear were getting in the way of my ability to see the U.S. Congress.
Right wing religious groups are extremely eager to tell anyone who will listen that their god, an all-powerful supernatural being, does not approve of same-sex marriage. But then, if this god is truly omnipotent, and really doesn’t want same-sex couples to get married, why doesn’t
Catholics have not responded to Archbishop Donald Wuerl’s appeal for a flood of telephone calls expressing opposition to marriage equality.
If only the anarchists had succeeded in their tactics, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan would be over by now, right? Enraged mobs against war!
The consensus in favor of recognizing same-sex marriages is rapidly expanding. President Obama is on the wrong side of a significant historical shift, and the time is running out for him to make a plausible self-correction, and show respect for the mandate of equality and the authority of the Constitution.
At Constitution & 14th, people were being crushed against fences, the crowd was so thick.
A video podcast report from Jim, on Pennsylvania Avenue for Inauguration Day.