Save the Redwoods, Part II: When Billy Heron helped unite a community

It’s especially hard to organize folks these days. You can’t call a meeting.   It’s tough to talk and listen with masks on. Yet suburban folks west of Portland Oregon are organizing against a  developer’s plans to build a Chevron gas station/mini-mart adjacent to wetlands, big trees, and a Park Greenway. On just a few weeks…

MoveOn, Indivisible, Community Change Action Alarmed By ‘Inadequate Half Measures’ Proposed In Negotiations Between Trump, Pelosi and Schumer

CONTACT: covidresponse@fenton.com 646-207-1497 The following statement was released in response to reports that President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader Schumer are negotiating for an additional emergency relief package. “Our communities are facing a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and a crisis in democracy of historic proportions. We are deeply alarmed by today’s reports that…

Black Community, Raise Your Hands

In the Republican Party’s continued plunge into racism, former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley tethered herself to white nationalism and bungee jumped into the valley. Speaking to erstwhile Fox News gabber Glenn Beck last Friday, Haley said, “We don’t have hateful people in South Carolina. There’s a small minority that’s going to…