The Democrats of Deschutes County have endorsed these candidates for the Bend/Lapine School District
Take a look at this great slate and remember to tell your friends and families to turn in those ballots.
Tell OR Senate Republicans: Stop Hiding
For three days in a row, Oregon’s Republican Senators haven’t shown up for work at the Capitol. In exchange for them to come out of hiding, Republicans' demand: kill the Clean Energy Jobs bill (HB 2020), kill the bill to clean up dirty diesel (HB 2007) and kill the bill to ensure guns are safely stored in homes.
Deschutes Coordinated Campaign - May 21 Special Election
Join our local candidates and their supporters to help increase turnout for our May 21 election by getting their information directly to voters in our community.
WaPo piece on the economy: When did Trump take office?
Take a look at these economic charts and see if you can tell when Donald Trump took office?
Greg Walden Goes Into Full Troll Mode To Rename Health Care Bill
Greg Walden is recommending joke name changes to the “Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act,” slated for a vote this week.
Spring Cleaning our Congressional Maps
The American people deserve a fair hearing to determine how the For the People Act might strengthen our democracy. We are urging voters to contact their Senators to demand a hearing on the For the People Act.
Deschutes County Democratic Slate Meet & Greet
Join us on Thursday, April 11 at the Enviornmental Center (16 NW Kansas Ave) in downtown Bend at 6:30pm (social) 7pm (business) to hear from our May 2019 Endorsed Slate. We are very excited for you to meet these great candidates and see what you can do to help ensure that they win on May 21, 2019. Please read about our need for your donations. APRIL DOLLARS BRING MAY VICTORIES.
Understanding Trump's chaos strategy
Trump is using immigrants and refugees at the border to stoke fear and create chaos. Watch this two-minute video to learn more.
Democratic Stuffing Party This Weekend
Help us prepare by joining us this weekend for our Lit Stuffing Party.
Africa is building a wall—a wall of trees across the entire continent and it's changing the world
A decade in and roughly 15% underway, the initiative is already bringing life back to Africa’s degraded landscapes at an unprecedented scale, providing food security, jobs and a reason to stay for the millions who live along its path.
The Urgency Of Climate Change: Moving Towards A Green New World
A pretty cool two-part series that OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) is offering on climate for free in Bend next month on April 5th and 12th.
If Global Warming Exists, Why is it so Cold Outside?
Climate scientists, communicators and educators join us to talk about why, after one of the hottest years on record, the country has suddenly gone into deep freeze. On today’s Climate One: climate science explained, and climate myths debunked.
Greg Walden Again votes AGAINST background checks on guns sales.
It's important that we let Rep. Walden know that we're watching his actions and are disappointed in his vote against gun background checks.
Resist Trump - Support the Oregon Environmental Protection Act
Governor Kate Brown is determined Oregon will resist, and protect “the beauty and bounty of Oregon for future generations.”
Your Voice Needed at Bend Public Hearing for Clean Energy Jobs!
In less than 5 minutes, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez exposes exactly how and why the government is corrupt
It's already super legal for me to be a pretty bad guy. So it's even easier for the president of the United States to be one.
Right to Vote Amendment
The U.S. Constitution provides no explicit right to vote. This leaves voting rights vulnerable to the whims of politicians.
It should be easy for every citizen to vote. Republicans have made it way, way harder.
“I don’t want everybody to vote. … Our leverage in elections, quite candidly, goes up as the voting populace goes down…” — PAUL WEYRICH, a right-wing political strategist in a speech preaching the virtues of voter suppression.
Don't Get Purged
Verify Your Name is Still on Your State’s Registered Voter Roll.
THE CENTER FOR CLIMATE & SECURITY -- EXPLORING THE SECURITY RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
I came across this website and found it very interesting.
Emigrating From the U.S. May Be the Only Way To Afford Eldercare
A nursing home for my mother in Germany would cost less than half of what she pays in Sacramento
Central Oregon Women's March 2019
This Saturday, Jan. 19, the 2019 Women's March will mark two years of building power, resisting Trump and collectively amplifying the voices of those who have been ignored for too long.
Oregon Student's Bill (SB 501)
Senator Wagner and Representative Salinas need to know that we have their backs and we support them!
Trump averaged 15 false claims a day in 2018
A year of unprecedented deception during which Trump became increasingly unmoored from the truth. Trump has accumulated more than 7,600 untruths during his presidency .
Got Climate Change Misconceptions?