Living Liberally is dedicated to creating communities around
progressive politics. Through social networks and events, they promote
political engagement, and facilitate collaboration among progressive
organizations. They believe that our political identity should be part
of our regular
lives. Too often politics is restricted to one day every four years, or
to long, uninviting meetings in fluorescent-lit, linoleum-floored
rooms. Instead, LL takes their politics where people gather, socialize,
love and live. By creating easy entryways into progressive political
involvement, LL can help you can find a community that shares your
31st LD member Dan Scribner founded the Enumclaw chapter
of Drinking Liberally. He invites you to join him 7:30 pm every
Thursday at The Mint, 1608 Cole Street, Enumclaw,
WA. Look for Dan in the "back
room" - the area in the back.
PR Watch specializes in blowing the lid off today's multi-billion
dollar propaganda-for-hire industry, naming names and revealing how
public relations wizards concoct and spin the news, organize phony
'grassroots' front groups, spy on citizens, and conspire with lobbyists
and politicians to thwart democracy. It exposes the hidden activities
of secretive, little-known mega-firms such as Hill & Knowlton, Burson-Marsteller and Ketchum PR--the "invisible
men" who control our political debates and public opinion, twisting
reality and protecting the powerful from scrutiny.
for Justice is a national association of environmental, civil rights, mental
health, women's, children's and consumer advocacy organizations. This
is the website mentioned by speaker Frank Shoichet
at our July 27 general meeting.
Evergreen Politics is Washington
state politics and policy, from a Progressive point of view.
Register to Vote
Fact Check is a place for an objective look at claims made on all sides of current
Jeffrey Feldman's essays on current political topics, using the Lakoff techniques of reframing.
The Washington State Democratic Party website
The King County Democrats website
The Pierce County Democrats website
Progressive Majority. This is the website for the
the national group, Progressive Majority; dedicated solely to electing
progressive champions to the state legislature and to take back the
State Senate for the Democrats.
Democracy for America is a progressive group on the national level. This organization was founded by Howard-Dean-for-President supporters
and blossomed into a grassroots progressive organization following the
The Backbone Campaign is a grassroots effort to embolden citizens and
elected officials to stand up for progressive values. Find here
creative tools for citizens and the progressive movement.
Maria Cantwell's website
Maria Cantwell's website
Adam Smith's website, 9th Congressional district.
Dave Reichert's website, 8th Congressional district. Make sure he hears
Cascade Land Conservancy fills a unique niche as the largest land conservation, stewardship and community building organization in Washington State. For over 20 years, The Conservancy has led efforts to conserve more than 163,000 acres of forests, farms, shorelines, parks and natural areas. It has partnered with dozens of communities across the region to protect and restore our neighborhood trails and parks and helped cities make smart choices about future growth. Statement from their website.
Stop Fracking. Hydraulic fracturing is a controversial drilling technique which injects millions of tons of highly toxic chemical fluids into the ground to break apart shale and release natural gas. Even while scientists believe these chemicals may already be poisoning America's drinking water, the natural gas industry has unleashed a massive 34-state drilling campaign. Statement from their website.
Washington Public Campaigns inspires and mobilizes citizens to establish public funding of political campaigns to further government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
Occupy Wall Street is a grassroots movement for the 99%. The movement questions and challenges the infrastructure that favors the wealthiest of Americans, the 1%, at the expense of the middle class and poor.
Return to Prudent Banking Act: H.R. 1489 is a bill that will restore some of Glass-Steagall. Learn more about the bill by clicking on the following links:
https://www.popvox.com/bills/us/112/hr1489 - POPVOX
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h112-1489 - Govtrack
http://waliberals.org/return-to-prudent-banking/2011/07/02 - article by Brian Gunn
Washington Chapter Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense
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