In July, a new law was passed to allow all registered voters in Massachusetts to vote by mail in any 2020 election, with no excuse needed. Voter registration and early voting information here.
ORMA overwhelmingly endorsed Senator Ed Markey and we are delighted that he won handily in the September 1 primary.
Meanwhile, as our nation approaches its next presidential election, we are faced with stark realities: the rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer, the environment is being violated, Mother Earth is disrespected, our sisters and brothers are imprisoned in racist and inhumane prisons, Indigenous Americans are still mocked publicly after surviving a 500-year-long battle with alien invaders, the basic needs of the children, the poor, the rivers and the trees are ignored, not to mention unprepared nations dealing with a deadly the pandemic.
We ALL know that solutions demand action! We ALL know that Trump must be defeated. But what actions might help bring about that result?
Our Revolution MA aims on these pages to provide relevant and important information about the 2020 election — information that can lead to action and to strengthening any activist groups that share common values, a common purpose, and a common vision. We need each other to grow the revolution, to elect progressives at all levels of government, and to improve the lives of us all. We also need to defeat Donald Trump.
Bernie Sanders is working collaboratively with Joe Biden, to achieve some of our long-sought goals, as described in this USA TODAY article. There is also a wonderful article in Politico about the cabinet-level people both Biden and Sanders have selected to serve as presidential advisors.
Legendary activist Angela Davis has come out in support of Biden. She emphasizes the difference between strategy and ideology. The two do not always align. Without strategy, you may simply end up feeling special and superior but totally failing to achieve your goals.
“I don’t see this election as being about choosing a candidate who will be able to lead us in the right direction,it will be about choosing a candidate who can be most effectively pressured into allowing more space for the evolving anti-racist movement.” – Angela Davis