Register here to join ORMA for a critically important Climate Crisis forum “How to Defund Climate Criminals”, Sunday, July 25th at 7pm. From fighting to use the power of trillions of dollars in state pension investments and to end billions of dollars in federal fossil fuel subsidies to standing with frontline Indigenous communities against Line #3 and its flow of deadly Tar-Sands Oil in Minnesota, activists are taking bold and important steps to Stop the Public Money Pipeline that fuels the climate crisis.
We will hear from activists and legislators about why high finance is as important a battleground as civil disobedience that stops construction of the actual pipelines. Climate Finance Action is working to divest public pensions in 13 states from fossil-fuel companies. OR National, and Food and Water Watch, and a coalition of partner organizations are working with legislators to end federal subsidies that amount to corporate welfare for the fossil fuel industry. And members of 350Mass and a coalition of organizations have joined in recent, frontline civil disobedience actions to Stop Line #3 in Minnesota.
Join us at the forum to find out what simple things you can do to support these crucial actions to fight the Climate Crisis, and learn more about ORMA’s plans for further action to Stop the Money Pipeline! You can learn more by contacting email@example.com)
As the New York Times recently reported, “Bezos’s wealth soared by 120 billion from 2006 to 2018, and his federal taxes during that time amounted to only 1.09 percent of the wealth gain. The situation for the average household was radically different: its taxes amounted to more than 100% of its wealth increase.”
The 2021 ORMA General Assembly, held on January 30th, 2021, helped set ORMA’s direction for the coming year… as John Lewis inspired us, we will continue to make “Good Trouble” (read President Obama’s eulogy for the indefatigable civil rights campaigner Congressman Lewis).
ORMA has long known that we have our work cut out for us as we seek to assist in the implementation and realization of the 2020 ORMA General Assembly / membership selected priorities. Please visit our priority pages: End Structural Racism; Medicare for All; Money out of Politics; Elections 2020; and Climate Change/Green New Deal, including the GND Working Group Facebook Page. Opportunities abound to take an active participant’s role relative to any of the priority issues that are closest to your heart and to ORMA’s. Please express your interest either through one of the above working group priority pages or volunteer.
Indigenous Land Acknowledgement
ORMA acknowledges that we live on lands loved for millennia before us by people of the Massachusett, Mohican, Nauset, Nipmuc, Pawtucket, Pocumtuc, Seaconke, Pokanoket, Pocumtuk, Nipmuc, Abenaki, Wabanaki Confederacy and Wampanoag tribes and nations. We give thanks to the indigenous people who stewarded the land and waters of Massachusetts for more than 15,000 years. We acknowledge that we inhabit land seized and stolen from these indigenous people, whose descendants still live among us. ORMA is committed to honoring their wishes for respect, restoration, and independence.
“Fight for the things that you care about but,
do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Our Revolution – National and Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) seek to make the United States’ political and economic systems truly democratic and responsive to the needs of all people in our country, not just the wealthy and powerful. To achieve this revolutionary transformation, ORMA promotes informed and active citizen participation in local, regional, and national political processes, and works to improve public understanding of major policy issues, with particular focus on five priorities.