August 17, Friday
Judge Jason Jamerson Golf Outing
Shotgun start 1:00
Lunch at Noon
August 17th to 19th
Elwood Glass Festival
Democrat Booth at the Festival
Parade Saturday at 10:00
August 18, Saturday
Anderson Federation of Teachers
Sponsored by COPE
1920 E. 53rd
5 To 7
August 21, Tuesday
Candidate Forums Sponsored by
One Nation Indivisible
Lanane & Ali
Cravens & Gaskill
August 25, Saturday
Dee Thornton for Congress
The Farm Cookout & Entertainment
3440 E. 200 North Anderson
5 to 8 $25.00
Joyce will open Hdqts every Monday and Friday starting March 5
Hdqts 10 to 4
Open Mondays and Fridays
2018 Democrat News from across the nation
Tech Workers and Flight Attendants Resist Immigrant Family Separation
Chris Brooks, Labor Notes: The brutal and wildly unpopular Trump administration policy that separated thousands of children from their immigrant parents triggered widespread protests. It also provoked resistance from workers whose jobs are crucial to carrying it out.
"Exhaling a Low Freedom Song": Jackie Wang on Carceral Capitalism
James Kilgore, Truthout: Digging deep into capitalist crisis theory, author Jackie Wang -- whose brother was sentenced to 40 years in prison -- has written a rigorous and lyrical new book on how the state uses carceral techniques to fill revenue gaps created by shrinking tax bases. In this exclusive interview, she expands on her analysis of "carceral capitalism" and the use of digital and automated surveillance.
Psychological Resources in the Latinx Struggle Against Systemic Oppression
Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas and Hector Y. Adames, Truthout: As the systemic racism, ethnocentrism and nativism of the US gets new life under Trump, undocumented Latinx people experiencing fear and uncertainty are drawing strength from their community's history of struggle. As people who have survived and thrived despite colonization and oppression, Latinx people in these turbulent times can once more find the light of liberation struggle within themselves
Black Lives Matter in Our Schools: Developing an Anti-Racist Pedagogy
Mark Karlin, Truthout: Structural racism and oppression often get reproduced in the education system, so it's critical to empower Black students to understand their own identities and challenge institutional racism, says Jesse Hagopian, educator and co-author of Teaching for Black Lives. The book, a first of its kind, gives educators an opportunity to develop an anti-racist pedagogy through a better understanding of intersectional Black identities and overlapping forms of oppression.
Thriving Wildlife Benefits People Enormously
Janine Jackson, FAIR: The Endangered Species Act is historically and presently very popular, but the Trump administration is going all out to push back on central parts of the legislation in favor of profit. Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity, discusses how preserving the act is mutually beneficial to humans and wildlife alike.
Profit, Not Free Speech, Governs Media Companies' Decisions on Controversy
Amanda Lotz, The Conversation: Online media companies typically don't create most of what appears on their platforms, and are expressly protected from legal responsibility for the content of the messages others post. But hosting information publicly viewed as hateful can damage a business, even if it doesn't run afoul of government rules.
U.S. wage growth is getting wiped out by inflation
U.S. workers' paychecks are worth less than they were a year ago, the Labor Department reported Friday, as modest wage gains have not kept pace with inflation.
New Lawsuit Challenges Illegal ‘Debtors’ Prison’ System in Arkansas CountyA new class action lawsuit alleges that a state court judge has created an illegal debtor’s prison system in White County, Arkansas. The suit is the latest in a nationwide string of lawsuits challenging policies and practices that force indigent criminal defendants to pay exorbitant fees—with no regard for their ability to pay—or else face jail time or other punishment.
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