From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, speakers will deliver remarks at First Ward Park, 301 E. Seventh St. Around 12:30 the group will march down Tryon Street to The Square and return to First Ward Park. Music, vendors and information booths will continue until 3 p.m. … [Read more...] about Charlotte women’s march is Saturday. Here’s what you need to know.
National coalition of 100 black women
"[The Women's March] was a distinct departure from old definitions of the women's movement, which would choke out participation from someone like me," said Aimee Allison, founder of She The People, a group whose mission is to elevate women of color nationally. "It wasn't just about abortion rights. It was about criminal justice and immigration." … [Read more...] about Women’s March Divisions Offer Lessons For Democrats On Managing A Big Tent
"We're just trying to raise awareness that big tech is censoring not only conservatives, but it's starting to go across both lines," Sumrall said. "So we're just trying to just raise awareness that this needs to stop now. It's a dangerous precedent, slippery slope ... It's called free speech." … [Read more...] about Far-Right Group, Anti-Fascists Demonstrate in DC Saturday
NEW ORLEANS —Tom Steyer arrived at the Marc Morial Convention Center in New Orleans ready to dish out red meat. A gathering of nearly 3,000 liberal activists for the Netroots Nation seemed the perfect audience not only to promote his drive to impeach President Donald Trump, but to take a shot or two at the establishment Democratic Party for not embracing it. … [Read more...] about Progressives ponder how far forward to push the party
Arctic Council Ministerial MeetingOn May 15, Secretary Kerry travelled from Stockholm to Kiruna, Sweden to participate in the Arctic Council ministerial meeting on climate change. The talk focused on the reduction of short-lived carbon emissions and the development of oil spill cleanup procedures. Participants signed the Kiruna Declaration reaffirming their commitment to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change’s goal of creating long-term solutions by 2015. Members received reports on biodiversity, marine, and ocean acidification trends. They formed a task force to create black carbon emissions reduction strategies to be presented in 2015. The meeting signified the end of the chairmanship of Sweden of the Arctic Council; Canada will chair the council for the next two years, and the U.S. will become the chair in 2015. Along with Sweden and the U.S., participants in the Arctic Council include Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, … [Read more...] about Energy and Environmental Law Update Week of May 20, 2013