For many years local folks have been frustrated that the Port of Olympia has been hurting the environment, violating principles of honest democracy, and abusing Thurston County’s taxpayers. We can solve problems if we organize a strategically savvy grassroots movement to educate the public and elect good Port Commissioners. I’m offering a series of 6 FREE online workshops providing practical ways to strategize and reach out effectively to the voting public and various constituencies so we can build a strong, grassroots movement to significantly reform the Port of Olympia. The workshops will help you make better progress on other […]
You have more power than you know! On issue after issue, the status quo is horribly broken. The good news is we can organize grassroots movements to solve the problems! You can strengthen your skills and strategies for organizing grassroots movements! Here is FREE HELP for ALL of the issues you care about! Let’s choose a bold, positive future! Let’s solve the problems! Let’s build savvy grassroots movements to accomplish bold goals for whatever YOU care about: peace, social/economic justice, environment/climate, humane politics, and more! You can significantly strengthen your skills – and gain new resources – if […]
EVERYONE EVERYWHERE can watch this through my blog (see link below). Also, cable TV subscribers in Thurston County WA can watch it 3 times a week throughout September 2022 on cable channel 22: every Monday 1:30 pm, every Wednesday 5:00 pm, and every Thursday 9:00 pm. Some People in the Military Refuse Orders — Glen’s September 2022 TV program and MANY more resources The September 2022 interview on “Glen’s Parallax Perspectives” shares first-hand experiences, insights, and information about people in the military who refuse to fight wars. The experience of being in the military – especially while the […]
VERY HUGE amounts of evidence show the MANY WAYS in which Trump has been a horrible problem. Here are a few items I posted to my blog since March 2020. I have about three times as many items. If you want more evidence, ask me and I’ll send them to you. Trump made the climate crisis MUCH WORSE! The Perils of an “America First” Climate Policy: https://parallaxperspectives.org/the-perils-of-an-america-first-climate-policy New evidence shows Trump’s war on science was even worse than we thought! https://parallaxperspectives.org/new-evidence-shows-trumps-war-on-science-was-even-worse-than-we-thought Trump’s WAR AGAINST HONEST SCIENCE is hurting our health — and hurting planet earth: https://parallaxperspectives.org/trumps-war-against-honest-science-is-hurting-our-health-and-hurting-planet-earth Trump made […]
I’ve been saving many articles about various aspects of divesting from fossil fuel companies. I saved them under these topics: Pension Funds Risky Investments National, State, Local Governments Banks and Insurance Companies Universities and Colleges Religious Organizing Divestment Efforts Other Information For each topic I created a different document containing information, links to articles, etc. Here are these 8 collections of information resources: Divestment — Pension Funds Divestment — Risky Investments Divestment — National, State, Local Governments Divestment — Banks and Insurance Companies Divestment — Universities and Colleges Divestment — Religious Divestment — Organizing Divestment — Other […]
The August 2022 interview on “Glen’s Parallax Perspectives” provides fresh information and insights into prison sentences. Besides discussing several problems about felony sentencing and imprisonment, we will also discuss some solutions that deserve more public awareness, support and implementation. Even if you are already fairly well informed about felony sentencing, you will learn a lot more from this interview. If you are not already well informed, you will learn a lot! An expert guest helped us explore this topic. Nazgol Ghandnoosh earned a Ph.D. in sociology and wrote her doctoral dissertation about reducing long prison sentences. Nazgol works for a […]
This 8-page .pdf provides a lot of information: 2022.08 Trends-in-US-Corrections We discussed some of these graphs in the August 2022 TV program, “Fresh Insights into Felony Sentencing.” You can watch that TV interview program and/or read a thorough summary of what we said at a different link in this blog’s “TV Programs” category or “Criminal Justice” category.
On June 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court slashed EPA’s power to protect the climate from power plant emissions. People who care about the climate — and people who care about the environment — and people who care about the government’s responsibility to protect us effectively from big business’s abuses — expressed alarm. BELOW I’M PROVIDING LINKS TO A FEW ARTICLES ABOUT WHAT THE COURT’S DECISION MEANS. HERE IS WHY THE SUPREME COURT’S DECISION IS SO RECKLESSLY DANGEROUS: “We the People” create government to protect our “life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.” Big business has a very different goal: […]