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If We Don't Act Now, Fascism Will Be on Our Doorstep, Says Yale Historian - AlterNet

If We Don't Act Now, Fascism Will Be on Our Doorstep, Says Yale Historian Timothy Snyder warns: History gives us a bunch of cases where democratic republics became authoritarian—sometimes fascist--regimes. By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet March 7, 2017 Photo Credit: www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse How close is President Donald Trump to following the path blazed by last century's tyrants? Could American democracy be …

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In Case You Missed It: Guest Opinion: Medical providers write to Rep. Greg Walden

Guest Opinion: Medical providers write to Rep. Greg Walden Sunday, Medford Tribune Posted Mar 5, 2017 at 12:01 AM Representative Walden: We are writing to you as medical providers from Jackson County to express our strong concern about the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Many of us have practiced medicine in the Rogue Valley for more than 10 years, and have seen first-hand …

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**Resist Trump Tuesday!** March 14 at noon in Medford

 **RESIST TRUMP TUESDAY!** MARCH 14, 2017 Who: Oregon District 2 Indivisible What: Resist Trump Tuesday Rally When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Beginning at Noon Where: 10 S. Oakdale, Medford Why: WE ARE INDIVISIBLE! It has been named “The American Health Care Act.” The official site, https://housegop.leadpages.co/healthcare/ states: “We’re delivering on our promises to repeal and replace Obamacare with President Trump’s …

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Dear Mr. President Barack Obama - We Need You Now More Than Ever

To Barack Obama from Addie Greene Dear Mr. President, Thank you for leading the United States out of the worst recession since the Great Depression, saving the American auto industry, making it possible for millions of people to have health insurance, and numerous other accomplishments. I won’t enumerate them because that’s not why I’m writing. In ordinary times you could …

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Despair is Not a Strategy: 15 Principles of Hope! A Must Read

Abby Brockman Mar 6 Despair is Not a Strategy: 15 principles of hope If you’re out there trying to change your neighborhood, community, city, country, or the world then this is for you. In moments when everything seems hopeless, read this to get your hope on. 1. Hope can co-exist with other feelings. Grief and hope can co-exist. Fear and hope …

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Abbreviated pundit round-up: Trump's fantasyland; leaving workers behind; throwing $ at the Pentagon

While President Trump has not moved to fill many jobs that require Senate confirmation, he has quietly installed hundreds of officials to serve as his eyes and ears at every major federal agency, from the Pentagon to the Department of Interior. Source: Abbreviated pundit round-up: Trump's fantasyland; leaving workers behind; throwing $ at the Pentagon

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The Nation Goes Red - 'A Day Without A Woman' - Women Protests Here To Stay!

‘A Day Without A Woman’ Was A Day Of Activism Across The Country The nation goes red. By Sebastian Murdock , Andy Campbell , Antonia Blumberg , Kim Bellware , Lydia O’Connor   Huffington Post Cities across the country were awash in red on Wednesday as thousands gathered to show support for International Women’s Day. The rallies ― which mobilized …

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