San Francisco Rises to Defend Democracy

I was one of over 30,000 people who marched in
San Francisco Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Though today’s event was focused on climate change
people also had another serious problem in mind.

Here are a few sights from the march:

at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
The 2018 March for Action on Climate Change
We Rise for Survivalat the march For Climate March in San Francisco
We Rise for Survival
A little girl on her Father's shoulders at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Defend Democracy
a sign that reads We want a World for Our Grandchildren at the Rise For Climate March in San Francisco
We want a World for Our Grandchildren
I Value the Common Good at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
I Value the Common Good
We Rise For Democracy at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
We Rise For Democracy
Save the United States of America at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Save the United States of America
Stop the Abuse of Immigrant Children at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Stop the Abuse of Immigrant Children
Labor Rises at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Labor Rises
The Magnitude of the Crime Shall Never Again be an Excuse for Doing Nothing at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
The Magnitude of the Crime Shall Never Again be an Excuse for Doing Nothing
Trump Must Go at the march For Climate March in San Francisco
Trump Must Go
A sign that reads Buddhists rise for liberation at the Rise For Climate March in San Francisco
Buddhists Rise

(C)Rob Goldstein 2018

 

 

Robert Reich: Here’s How You Can Stop Trump’s Lie Machine

A call to action from Robert Reich:

Please retweet liberally

Morgan Freeman Explains Russia’s Attack on the United States

The People of the United States of America are under an extensive
and well organized psychological attack.

The enemy uses traditional media, social media, and staged events
to amplify our divisions and turn us against each other.

When Morgan Freeman first released this video in 2017, we didn’t know
the extent of the attack but there is no more room for denial.

Public evidence of a widespread conspiracy to subvert the Government
of the United States is real, public, and compelling.

You can believe what you see with your own eyes.

Devin Nunes commits treason behind closed doors.
Nunes: We’re the only ones who can save Trump from the Constitution and the Rule of Law

The only people who stand between American Democracy and Vladimir Putin are the American people: our votes and our willingness to unite as Americans, to show up and resist.

 

Rob Goldstein 2017

Something to Think About …. “✊🏽 #TakeAKnee …. Don’t Forget Why the Protest Began ✊🏽 …. “!!

Trump took two knees in Helsinki.

It Is What It Is

~Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee~

RESPECTFUL GESTURE

Sept. 25, 2017

In early 2016, I began paying attention to reports about the incredible number of unarmed black people being killed by the police. The posts on social media deeply disturbed me, but one in particular brought me to tears: the killing of Alton Sterling in my hometown Baton Rouge, La. This could have happened to any of my family members who still live in the area. I felt furious, hurt and hopeless. I wanted to do something, but didn’t know what or how to do it. All I knew for sure is that I wanted it to be as respectful as possible.

A few weeks later, during preseason, my teammate Colin Kaepernick chose to sit on the bench during the national anthem to protest police brutality. To be honest, I didn’t notice at the…

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