Why Republicans Are So Afraid of Vote-by-Mail
Republicans are launching an aggressive strategy to fight the expanded use of mail-in ballots. The administration’s own health officials view mail-in ballots as one of the most effective ways to make voting safer amid the deadly spread of Covid-19.
Thank you, Oregon: Gov. Kate Brown comes to New York’s aid with needed ventilators
We hope that Oregon will never need another ventilator, but if they do, New York will be there, just like Oregon was there for us.
Fox News Stars Sean Hannity and Jesse Watters Now Pretend They Never Said What They Said
Fox News stars are now attempting to gaslight viewers
Partisanship is the strongest predictor of coronavirus response
Republicans and Democrats are once again hearing different things, forming different understandings, and reacting in different ways.
Local leaders and hospital administrators beg the public to "stay home now"
White House’s Elimination of Pandemic Response Team
Trump administration disbanded the pandemic-preparedness team. This was seen by experts in the field as “a downgrading of global health security.”
Digital Canvassing Launch! (you can do it from your couch!)
We’re activating phase two - our digital canvassing effort! Sign up for a volunteer shift today and share our inclusive message for all Oregonians with your friends and neighbors.
Eileen Kiely’s Campaign Kick-off!
Join us on Sunday, March 1st at 4:00pm. Eileen is running for State Senate District 27 which represents Bend, Redmond, Sunriver, and Tumalo.
This will be the No One is Above the Law Impeachment Rally. We also have watch parties this week, 24 candidates for the open Bend Park and Rec seat, transportation bond update, PCP applications, and last chance to make your 2019 donation!
“Nobody Is Above the Law” Rally in Bend
We planning a “Nobody is Above the Law Rally” in Bend on the eve of the House impeachment vote.
Oregon Wild and Scenic River Nominations
This week, Senator Wyden will hold an open, public forum on his Oregon Wild and Scenic River initiative.
GM, Toyota & Fiat Chrysler Assault Climate Change
Three automakers have joined the Trump administration's assault on clean car standards.
Greg Walden won't seek re-election
“I will not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, nor election to any other office, but instead I will close the public service chapter of my life,” Walden said in a statement today, 10/28/2019
Candidates for Oregon's Secretary of State - video interviews
The race is on for Oregon's next Secretary of State, and it appears to be the statewide race to watch in 2020. Currently, four Democrats are running in the May primary.
The $1 billion lawsuit that could decide the fate of Oregon’s state forests
Fourteen counties are suing the state, arguing they’re owed $1 billion because Oregon failed to maximize logging on the land.
Let's get on the Ballot!
Eileen Kiely is collecting signatures to get on the primary ballot to become the Democratic candidate who will face off against Tim Knopp in Senate District 27
Impeachment Inquiry into Trump 2019
The Democratic-led House has opened a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Here’s a quick break down of the top committees investigating the President, his businesses, campaign, and his administration.
Gerrymander guru's secret files: He used racial data to disenfranchise black voters
Former Salon editor David Daley reveals Thomas Hofeller's plans to stop black people and students from voting
Sunriver: Know Government - Oregon and the Votes for Women Movement
This presentation will detail how and why Oregon women and their allies achieved voting rights in 1912
15 To 20 Foot Sea Level Rise Possible Sooner Rather Than Later
Noted climate scientist with a specialty in glaciers and ice sheets, warns the possibility that sea levels will rise 15 to 20 feet within the lifetime of our children and grandchildren
There Is More At Stake In The Census’s Citizenship Question Than Response Rates
Because of the perceived anti-immigrant sentiment coming from the presidential administration, people are concerned that both documented and undocumented immigrants will be reluctant to answer this question, and potentially not respond to the census at all.
Why is biodiversity so important?
Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks. What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the face of change?
What state ranks highest on the amount corporations donate to political candidates, per resident? It’s Oregon !!
Oregon is one of just five states without campaign contribution limits, and we have some of the weakest campaign finance laws in the country
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.
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.