This weekend actress and U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador. Emma Watson gave an impassioned speech on feminism and gender at the U.N. headquarters in New York to launch the “HeForShe” campaign which aims to galvanize one billion men and boys as advocates for ending the inequalities that women and girls face globally. The speech was brilliant, [...]
I am on the Grassroots North Shore email list and look forward to the information that they forward and the activities that they arrange. As a result of that affiliation I have also been receiving emails from North Shore for Mary Burke. I received their latest email last Thursday and was interested in their take [...]
I’ve posted this a couple of times previously, but I just wanted to remind you all that we here at Blogging Blue are raising money for our favorite candidates for elected office this year.
One of those candidates is someone who’s a great friend of Blogging Blue, Randy Bryce. a resident of Caledonia, Randy’s [...]
From a reader comes this news of citizen activism to try and stop the expansion of a tar sands pipeline through their community. Enbridge knew that the residents of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, were starting to catch on to the dangers of their proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion. So, in an attempt to create [...]
This sums up why “It’s Not Working” in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin. I am working in MN for a number of reasons. I have family support, I have to work where I can find it and MN has better paying opportunities than WI.
I have been in manufacturing since I got out of the army [...]
Published today by the Associated Press, a little article about Democratic Mayors fighting climate change at the local level in spite of Republican governors remaining skeptics. So yes, as I stated earlier, things can be done without convincing everyone that they need to believe that climate change exists:
For coastal cities such as Galveston, Houston [...]
There are two types of climate change deniers. The first ones deny that climate change even exists, and the second group accept climate change but deny man’s contribution to the problem.
The first group should be totally ignored. They will not be swayed and won’t accept climate change as reality until they are treading water. [...]