Women’s March CT Approved Candidate August 30, 2018— Congressional Candidate Michelle Louise Bicking has recently been honored with the distinction of being an officially Approved Candidate by the Women’s March CT. Bicking is the first woman of color and Caribbean-American to run for Congress in Connecticut and is promoting a progressive platform of Peace and Justice, versus a long-term incumbent, Joe Courtney, who is the recipient of much support and many contributions over the years from manufacturers of military weapons. Bicking is a fervent Pro-Choice supporter as well as advocate for pay and gender equity and LGBTQIA rights. Additionally, her platform distinguishes her from Courtney inRead More →

The following email was sent to endorsers of the National Prison Strike by organizer Amani Sawari, and in it, she outlines some very specific actions YOU can take to help support the strike. You can also donate much  needed funding of activity at    https://fundly.com/2018-prisoner-strike                                                                                                                    Amani Sawari <amanisawari@> To:and 281Read More →

Shoreline Green Party Nominating Caucus On Sunday, July 15, 1 pm the Shoreline Green Party will hold a nominating caucus for candidates on the Shoreline and CT River Valley at the Ivoryton Library, 106 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT. AGENDA: NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR 2018 ELECTION Nomination of candidates for municipal offices for the Shoreline and CT River Valley towns, including Branford, Guilford, Madison, Killingworth, Clinton, Westbrook, Deep River, Chester, Essex, Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, Lyme, and East Lyme Nominations shall be accepted from the floor. Anyone who meets the requirements of membership as defined by the rules of the Shoreline Green Party, who resides within the towns constituting the Shoreline Green Party chapter asRead More →

A truly important article by Bruce Dixon of the Black Agenda report nails it. We need to build carefully, mentoring new members for gradual building of leadership, reach out in non-traditional ways to potential black, brown, LGBTQ members who have or may be groomed to obtain organizational leadership skills. Not everyone has it, and though everyone is valued, organizational leadership success is dependent on a clear and well run strategy. I am so glad I will be able to see it’s author, Bruce Dixon, a GP leader and managing editor of Black Agenda Report speaking on panels with Glen Ford, Chris Hedges, and others thisRead More →

TOWARDS A NEW STRATEGY FOR THE LEFT #LEFTFORUM2018  JUNE 1ST to 3RD, 2018  JOHN JAY COLLEGE, NYC A multitude of speakers well-known and lesser known from all stripes of economic and social justice causes will converge on New York city for the annual Left Forum this weekend. The Theme is Towards a New Strategy for the Left. It starts on Friday at 4pm with a opening discussion — W.E.B DuBois: What His Life and Work Can Teach Us Today. Featured Speakers: Tim Schermerhorn, Richard D. Wolff, Chris L Hedges, and Kim Westcott. On Friday the opening plenary at 6pm features Jane Sanders (spouse of Bernie), Jumaane D. Williams, GayleRead More →