Category Archive: Activism

Feb 15

Protect Our Benefits: Ask Your Member of Congress to Sign This Letter to the President

Dear President Obama: We join millions of Americans in applauding your Inaugural Address declaration that “we reject the belief that America must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future.” Democrats have built the most popular government programs in American history – including …

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Feb 03

RESCHEDULED! Reception for Ed Markey in the Berkshires for Tuesday, February 19

Ed Markey

    I am supporting Ed Markey in his bid to become the next US Senator from Massachusetts. He has a sterling track record on environmental issues and and has values and positions that are consonant with mine. I think his candidacy will appeal to Berkshire voters. Ed will be in Pittsfield on Friday, February …

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Sep 09

The Importance of Voting on November 6

The importance of voting on November 6  [A downloadable pdf version of this post is available here.] Much is at stake for the disability community by Michael Forbes Wilcox   Never Underestimate the Power of Your Vote Many elections are decided by only a few votes. Recently, in one contest for the Massachusetts House, the …

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Jun 03

End Abuse and Torture in Massachusetts

On June 2, disability rights advocates rallied in Boston and Canton to protest the continued abusive practices at the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC). This is an excellent write-up by my friend Lucy Berrington! I was in attendance at the Democratic State Convention at that time, so could not add my body as a JRC protester, …

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