"Things should never have reached this point." So starts the public letter from a massive coalition of powerful economic and social justice organizations that is setting out to prepare 100,000 people to take part in non-violent direct action this Spring.
Monday morning, on my way to protest John Boehner, Hell suddenly broke loose all around me. I was momentarily surrounded by blaring sirens, arrays of red and blue strobe lights the like of which could have sent every epileptic in the Ohio River Valley into seizures, and a line of long, black, bullet proof SUV's. The guest of honor of our protest, Speaker of the House John Boehner, had arrived.
Kentucky progressives have a chance to shape a huge new movement to "Rebuild the American Dream". Will they step up?
Local news for June 14, 2011