Today, Oregon is known as one of the most broad-minded states in the country. It has consistently for years been placed in polls as one of the top 10 most liberal states to
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Racial Inclusivity: Real Work or Show?By Racial Inclusivity Work Group Co-chair GM Garcia
Together we will build something sustainable that builds capacity so that any one of us can go away and Racial Inclusivity no longer needs a name (or special group). We’re changing a paradigm by doing The Real Work. Read more
Climate Change Response: Global and IndividualBy Jim Kahan
EVERYBODY, but especially the US, needs to abandon the “not invented here” and “a chance to make money” mentalities. If somebody else develops a good practice, use it.
Common Cause Across the WallBy Sam Kahl
I believe that Mexico and the United States are destined to become a great people, joined together in a common cause. Three reasons for saying this are: opportunity, history and defeating a common threat.
The focus for this issue is climate change. As a society, we’ve too often looked at climate change as a problem for the future. There is little doubt that the future has arrived. This is not our kid’s problem to solve. It’s our problem, and it impacts not only our health but the very systems we rely on to survive. The recent heat wave killed over 100 people in the northwest, and scientists are now studying with alarm the humidity and temperature at which humans simply die because they can no longer cool themselves. Heat waves, hurricanes, wildfires, drought, pestilence, crop failures, pandemics… welcome to what many scientists warn is becoming the “new normal.”
THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021 ~ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM RSVP HERE SAVE THE DATE! WHAT: Multnomah Democrats Annual Picnic WHEN: Thursday, August 12 from 6 to 8pm WHERE: Red Sunset Park in Gresham