Battery Wharf Hotel Local 26 Strike Support Rally – One Job Should Be Enough

Photo of Senator Nina Turner on the Battery Wharf Picket Line November 16, 2019.

Following a very successful “Bernstorm” rally in Cambridge, MA, ORMA members and Bernie Sanders for President supporters joined to stand in solidarity with striking Battery Wharf Hotel workers, (members of Unite-Here Local 26,) as they entered the 11th week of their strike. Addressing the crowd on behalf of Senator Bernie… Continue reading

Newsletter October 2019

ORMA Newsletter October 2019 Inside this Issue: ORMA Priorities and News | Affiliates | Ways to Get Involved in the Revolution 2019 Election – ORMA’s Affiliates make endorsements across the length of the State October 25, 2019 With the 2019 election around the corner, ORMA affiliates across the Commonwealth have… Continue reading

Peace Action Conference

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Rising Up for a Livable Future Against Endless War, Climate Emergency, and Injustice Join ORMA, Peace Action, and a number of our allies for a major strategic planning conference Saturday, November 9, 2019, 9am – 5pm – Washburn Auditorium, Brattle Campus, 10 Phillips Place, Cambridge, MA Wherever we look these… Continue reading

Striker Support Needed in Boston

Photo of Workers strike at Battery Wharf

Striker Support Needed in Boston ORMA is very pleased that 48,000 of our UAW sisters and brothers – on strike since Sept. 16th – have reached a tentative accord with GM. But much closer to home, our sisters and brothers in UNITE HERE Local 26 Hotel Workers have not been… Continue reading

Ranked Choice Voting – Action Alert

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Voter Choice for Massachusetts, the statewide campaign to bring Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) to MA, is now trying to collect 120,000 signatures by November 20 so that RCV can appear on the ballot in 2020. The Secretary of State’ office has the most accurate information about MA ballot petitions. Every… Continue reading

Report on Overturning Citizens United

Photo of Massachusetts Statehouse Hearing on S.2163 & H.3208.

News on Overturning Citizens United: a Massachusetts State Progress Report by Paul Lauenstein and Leo Immonen – We the People Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs (VFA) held a public hearing in the State House’s Gardner Auditorium on September 24, on a proposed U.S. Constitutional Amendment… Continue reading

Issues Votes at the MA Democratic Party Convention

Report on the Issues Votes at the Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention From the ORMA #DemTeamsform team: All seven ORMA-supported resolutions were unanimously approved at the September MA Democratic Party Issues Convention. They included all five ORMA Priorities. ORMA also got unanimous support at the Convention for opposing the Democratic Congressional… Continue reading