Tired of yelling at the news or ranting on Facebook? Try taking action that actually makes a difference! In this all-important election year, INCO will feature ways to defeat MAGA, defend our freedoms, and deliver progressive ideals.
If you've already found a pro-democracy activity that warms your heart, please let us know why you value it so we can tell INCO readers about your cause, organization, or candidate. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out Mobilizefor daily lists of events and actions to participate in, many in Oregon. Pro-democracy organizations and causes would love your energy and idealism! Here's a sample of important upcoming events nationwide:
Seaside Equality Advocates is hosting this event. Per its FaceBook post, SEA is "A grassroots group whose mission is to advocate for equality for LGBTQ2SIA+, & other at-risk & under-represented minorities, & to bring the people of these communities together in Seaside & the North Oregon Coast, both in times of need & celebration."
Trump boasts about being a dictator if he's elected, starting on Day One. Even worse, millions of Americans like that idea, including most GOP Members of Congress, funders, and those vying to be his vice-president.
WE CAN STOP HIM. WE MUST STOP HIM.
"Nobody said self-government was supposed to be easy, and it’s not. It’s not a culture war that we’ve been fighting. It’s a war for our freedom, and the weapon we have been given to fight it is our vote." — Lucian K. Truscott IV
HERE'S TO HEATHER!
Historian Heather Cox Richardson is worth reading, watching, and listening to - and quoting, as we often do in the INCO newsletter.
Her January 12 newsletter includes thisvideo interview with President Biden. She says, "The opportunity to ask a historical figure how he thinks, after I have spent years studying his policies, is mind-blowing."
Heather and Al Frankenhave a lively, hopeful conversation about Lincoln, SCOTUS, words and ideas, and more in this recent podcast.
"No matter how bad things get, you got to go on living, even if it kills you." -- Sholem Aleichem
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