I'm posting this to allow coordination for any MeFites, local or visiting for the occasion, who will be attending the March for Our Lives on the 24th. [more inside]
Come help raise funds for the Immigration Justice Working Group and watch me achieve apotheosis into my final form as I Emcee the DSA Talent Show at Starr Bar! Comedy! Music! Candidates For DA singing karaoke! Who are you to resist?! Suggested 5$ donation at door
I went to the Women's March in SF with some other MeFites and found it a great experience, so I'd like to keep doing ... something. The organizers of the march have started a campaign to continue the momentum, with 10 suggested actions over the next 100 days. How about we get together and try out the first of these actions? We'll write some postcards to Congress, drink some beer, and encourage each other to not just crawl under the blankets for the next 4 years. [more inside]
The Puget Sound District of the International Socialist Organization is hosting a "BBQ, beer, and conversation about radical labor history" in Ballard featuring MY MOM Anne Mackie, revolutionary socialist and former Teamsters Union organizer. If you plan to attend please RSVP via Facebook (so the organizers can get a head count) in addition to RSVPing here, arrive promptly, and read the homework assignments (1, 2, 3, 4) in advance.
A 90-minute protest outside the New York City offices of New York's senators, Charles Schumer and Kirstin Gillibrand, organized by the New York Tech Meetup. This event advocates against the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) S.968, the Senate's companion to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) H.R. 3261. Guest speakers to be announced.