Come and march in support of International Women's Day and gender equality on Thursday, March 8! We'll be gathering in Plaza Nueva at the statue of San Fernando at 7:15pm, departing at 7:30pm. Last year's march was tremendous fun with an impressive turnout as we gathered with many local organizations.
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN! by Kathy Sherretts
And the winner is…
The New York Times makes a good argument for naming Scott Pruitt of the Environmental Protection Agency as the worst member of the Trump Administration I might have gone with Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. They may have been overshadowed by recent anxiety and volatility, unrest and frustration in the White House, but both are out there doing some serious damage.
Mother Jones: This Senator Wants to Revive Federal Research on Gun Violence, 22 Years After Congress Banned It by Edwin Rios
The Dickey amendment is a 1996 rule that blocks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from funding research into the public health effects of gun violence. Even its author, former Congressman Jay Dickey (R-Ark.), has called for its repeal. “Doing nothing is no longer an acceptable solution.”
Washington Post: Women and young voters will decide the 2018 elections. If they actually vote. by Dan Balz
These are the voters who are most at odds with Trump and GOP priorities, and their attitudes appear relatively hardened. The key will be whether those attitudes result in a surge in turnout among those voting groups. That remains the most important question for this year’s elections.
New Orleans Times-Picayune: Could a single lunch change your views on race and wealth? by Ann Maloney
Would you hesitate to spend $12 for lunch? How about $30? One big factor affecting your answer is how financially secure you are. At Saartj, a food stall in New Orleans, white customers are asked to pay $30. For black, Latino or Asian customers, the bill is $12. The chef aims to engage people on the topic of racial income and wealth disparities, sharing statistics on these disparities.
WANT TO DO MORE TO FIGHT BACK & PUSH FORWARD?
HELP US GET OUT THE VOTE!
American Resistance Sevilla is launching a voter registration drive here in Seville.
We could use your help! We're meeting Tuesday, March 13, 7:30 PM.
For details write Karen at AmericanResistanceSevilla@gmail.com.
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