The Ashland Chronicle
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Senator Merkley’s Town Hall Meeting, March 25 in Medford - A Report

Senator Merkley’s Town Hall by Addie Greene With Paul Ryan’s withdrawal of the “Trumpcare” bill on Friday, Sen. Jeff Merkley told his Medford town hall audience Saturday that Congress’s task now is “to fight the undermining of the Affordable Care Act.” The crowd attending the meeting at South Medford High School gave Merkley several standing ovations. Oregon’s junior senator said …

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**RESIST TRUMP TUESDAY** March 28, 2017, Noon at VOGEL Plaza - Victory Celebration!

 **RESIST TRUMP TUESDAY** March 28, 2017 Who:    Oregon District 2 Indivisible What:   Resist Trump Tuesday Rally When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Beginning at Noon Where:  NEW LOCATION!!!  VOGEL PLAZA, Corner of East Main and Central, Medford Why:     WE ARE INDIVISIBLE! Victory Celebration! It has been another stunning week, replete with twists and turns.  Thank you for the calls, messages …

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Transportation Commission Votes 6-0 to Reject the E.Nv.Street Bridge - On to the City Council

Here is the Motion passing with 6-0 vote: "We recommend that the City Council reject a motorized vehicle bridge as proposed in the TSP , Project R17 (E. Nevada Bridge). This motion does not preclude the possibility of revisiting the need for a bridge in the future, if plans or conditions change." Passed 6-0 . The second motion: A Transportation …

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The Conversation

The Power of Ordinary People Facing Totalitarianism - Hannah Arendt's Warning - A Must Read

The Power of Ordinary People Facing Totalitarianism What Hannah Arendt's work on Nazism can tell us about the current administration. By Kathleen B. Jones / The Conversation/ Alternet.org March 21, 2017 In the weeks since the election of President Donald J. Trump, sales of George Orwell’s “1984” have skyrocketed. But so have those of a lesser-known title, “The Origins of …

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Equal Pay Day - April 4 demonstration at noon, on the Ashland Plaza

 This year EQUAL PAY DAY is celebrated on April 4th, the date when women's wages catch up to those earned by men in 2016.  AAUW has been on the front lines of the fight for pay equity since 1913.  And equal pay is not simply a women's issue -- it's a family issue.  An enthusiastic group of AAUW members will …

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