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The Sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth" at the Varsity This Coming Week

Civic Action

The Varsity will be showing Al Gore's Sequel on Climate Change either August 11 or 12.  We'll post which date soon. It will also be shown on August 15 sponsored by SOHEVA (Southern Oregon Hybrid & EV Association) and other non-profits to be listed later. Put these dates on your calendar. Here is one of many trailers of the movie: …

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Response to Tidings Editorial about a Solar Farm: Climate Change Is the Issue! Denial/Inaction Are Not Options

Civic Action

Ashland’s Renewable Energy Project It is evident from the Tiding’s ‘Stop the Ashland Solar Farm’ editorial (7/26) that some clarification of the City’s work with its 10x20 renewable energy ordinance might be useful.  The ordinance states that “Ashland shall begin to produce 10% of its electricity from local renewable sources by 2020”.  After this was adopted last summer, City staff …

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Obama's army takes on Trump - POLITICO

Civic Action

OFA isn't sitting still. It's already looking at plans to go into 2018 with a massive voter registration drive that could become its main project ahead of the midterms. Source: Obama's army takes on Trump - POLITICO

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A Reasoned View: This is NOT the time to drop the solar farm idea! A Must Read!

Civic Action, Council Watch

A Reasoned View: This is NOT the time to drop the solar farm idea This is directed to all Ashlanders who believe that global warming is an urgent concern and believe in acting locally. The Tidings is advocating the termination of an important program which promises to reduce the City's carbon footprint. Over 2,000 citizens petitioned the City. In response …

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Remember the Shakespeare Bookstore vs. Oregon Shakespeare Festival One Year Ago? Watch the Bookstore Owner's Version and Update

Civic Action

Judi Honore was interviewed on the RVTV show "Girl Talk". Click here to learn more and be prepared to be shocked! https://archive.org/details/PA7148965 Feel free to comment on this show!

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Photo by Paul Allen, courtesy of Brooks Fahy

Who's Really Defending Wildlife?

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https://www.psychologytoday.co m/blog/animal-emotions/201707/ whos-really-defending-wildlife -wolves-are-removed On Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpos t.com/entry/597e4c60e4b09982b7 3765c7 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR Who's Really Defending Wildlife As Wolves Are "Removed"? By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on July 31, 2017 in Animal Emotions The war on wildlife in the United States presents some very surprising twists as wolves are being set up and sold out and various organizations don't speak out on their behalf.

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Upstander community chat

Civic Action

We're really excited to invite you to join our Upstanders community chat. The Upstander community chat is a brand-new online space where you'll be able to connect with other Upstanders, build relationships nationally, share ideas, and get grounded in our fight to stop Trump's corporate coup. Click here to connect with other Upstanders on our community chat platform. We’ve built the …

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Move to Amend

We the People Lobby Month

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About | Donate | Take Action August is We the People Lobby Month And We Need You! Dear , Our federal representatives will take August to return home to the states to be available to meet with their constituents, like they do every year. That's why we've dubbed August "We the People Lobby Month." We need you to join the team of community lobbyists to sit your …

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