What a Startling Year We’ve Seen with Racial Justice
By Dan Ryan
“The Truth in Black and White”:
The Kansas City Star Apologizes for 140 Year History of Racist Coverage
“Say Her Name: Dr. Susan Moore.”
Black Female Doctors Condemn Racial Disparities in Healthcare
“This Is How Black People Get Killed”:
Dr. Susan Moore Dies of COVID After Decrying Racist Care
The Freedom Struggle in 2020:
Angela Davis on Protests, Defunding Police & Toppling Racist Statues
“America’s Moment of Reckoning”:
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor & Cornel West on Uprising Against Racism
Bree Newsome & Prof. Eddie Glaude:
The Black Lives Matter Movement Helped the Democrats Defeat Trump
Hungry for change: Faulty food systems laid bare by COVID-19 and climate crises
The pandemic has made it harder for farmers – already grappling with climate extremes – to sell their harvests, while rising poverty pushes more city residents to use food banks.
- If I have allergies, should I still get the vaccine?
- As the vaccine goes out, how will adverse events be tracked?
- When might kids younger than 16 be vaccinated? — PBS
In the first two weeks of America’s vaccination campaign, just 2 million people have received the first of the two required doses — PBS
OCA General Meeting Sunday
This Sunday the membership will discuss options for face-to-face and Zoom meetings, post-COVID. We will also discuss methods for more effective gatherings, expressed by Priya Parker.
The Olympic Climate Report
Preview our New
YouTube Community Channel
in Port Angeles
We will be taking a break until at least after the Holidays. But of course anyone who wants to stand in front of the courthouse on Fridays from 12 to 1 can.
“We’re going to fight this until hell freezes over . . .
And then we’ll fight it out on the ice.”
— Chevron Spokesman
What Do You Get When You Beat Chevron in Court?
500 Days of Home Detention
— Amazon Watch
Construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline has begun, and we need federal officials to do everything in their power to stop it.
Breaking the Silence:
Sharing Climate Emergency Feelings
A small-group conversation platform in which 2-5 climate-aware people share and process climate emergency emotions, together.
— The Climate Mobilization
Find a financial institution that’ll have your back
— bank for good
“Bold climate action
Timber Tax Cuts Cost Oregon Towns Billions. Then Polluted Water Drove Up the Price.
Rural communities in Oregon paid millions of dollars for clean, safe drinking water because the state didn’t protect their watersheds from logging-related contamination.
The U.S. oil and gas industry may increase its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2026
The industry reported an average annual emissions increase of 10 percent between 2016 and 2019.
League of Conservation Voters
Meet Biden’s Climate Team
Addressing the climate crisis is a top, cross-cutting priority for Biden’s administration.
Climate Change is Here
Radio and Podcast Promo 2:10
Green Belt Society
NGFS is dedicated to preparing the financial system for climate change.
— The New York Times
Extreme weather claimed thousands of lives and caused losses worth tens of billions of dollars worldwide this year, says Christian Aid.
— Thomson Reuters Foundation
Climate in Politics
Build Back Fossil Free — Organizing Meeting — 350.org
In pursuing historic climate change agenda, Biden may find surprising ally
Republicans are pitching their own plans.