Happy that KVRR covered the Fargo #ClimateStrike yesterday. Glad to be able to speak out on the value of peaceful protest and how crucial it is that government leaders doing something – lots of things – to address the #ClimateCrisis NOW. #StrikeWithUs #ThereIsNoPLANetB
People from all walks of life, from as young as age 5 to grandparents in their 80s, protested in Fargo yesterday (9/20/19) about government inaction on the #ClimateCrisis. Continue reading “Coverage of Fargo #ClimateCrisis Strike”
The Climate Crisis can be overwhelming, but the people who demanded immediate action by government at all levels at the Fargo Climate Strike today say ignoring the problem is not the answer.
They came for the grandchildren who will deal with the effects of the Climate Crisis for years after they’re gone. Continue reading “Global Climate Crisis Strike | Fargo, N.D.”
U.S. citizens are a fifth element in our system of checks and balances, along with the three official branches of government and legitimate news media. Peaceful protest is one expression of that responsibility.
This Year, Celebrate the People Who Drive Necessary Change
Before there was a Civil Rights Act, before women could vote, before the devastation of Trump, there were peaceful protesters.
These are people who, by raising their voices, hands and signs, have spurred our government to act on much-needed, necessary, even crucial change or to change course on policies that have been harmful or misguided.
What protesters have done for the nearly two-and-a-half centuries of our existence, and even before, has been no cup of tea.
Continue reading “Give Thanks for Peaceful Protesters”