Independence Day Proclaimed Freedom – for Whites Only

This poster and a discussion of events related to the 1854 rally sponsored by the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society are available at the Massachusetts Historical Society website. “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro”, from The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass, Volume II Video from National Public Radio: Five descendants of Frederick Douglass recite… Continue reading Independence Day Proclaimed Freedom – for Whites Only

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2020 Information for MA voters

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Massachusetts has changed the voting procedures for this year. One major change is that voting by mail is available to all voters for all elections in 2020. You do not need an excuse to vote by mail this year. For information on how to get a ballot and how to… Continue reading 2020 Information for MA voters

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Summer For Progress Update: Members of Our Revolution Massachusetts meet with Congressional staff

August 30th Members of Our Revolution MetroWest and Our Revolution Arlington met with Wade Blackmun from Rep. Katherine Clark’s staff and presented him with petitions in support of the #PeoplesPlatform. The #PeoplesPlatform is a Summer for Progress effort to hold our representatives accountable to a series of 8 bills that confront all Americans.  Mr. Blackmun agreed… Continue reading Summer For Progress Update: Members of Our Revolution Massachusetts meet with Congressional staff

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Peace Action Conference

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 days we see wars and… Continue reading Peace Action Conference

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Boston Globe endorses Markey

Ed Markey is the Senator Massachusetts needs and we are glad to see that the Boston Globe has endorsed him wholeheartedly. Extracts below or read the whole editorial (behind a paywall). EDITORIAL Send Ed Markey back to the Senate The moment calls for a progressive champion with a solid track record. The incumbent deserves Democrats’… Continue reading Boston Globe endorses Markey

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Ocasio-Cortez Supports Morse in CD1

Emily Cochrane, reports for the New York Times, that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “using her political action committee” has come out in support of Alex Morse, the ORMA-endorsed candidate in MA Congressional District One challenging long term blue dog democrat, Representative Richard E. Neal. The endorsement, according to the NYT, gave a “significant lift” to Morse’s campaign… Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez Supports Morse in CD1

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Reaping What We’ve Sown

Photo by Jim Walsh of MinnPost.com. Published under "Fair Use".

Our Revolution Massachusetts grieves with the family members of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Aubrey. And we stand in support of all those who have taken to the streets to express their horror, their outrage, their pain and their anger at having to watch these horrific events play out again and again. As protests… Continue reading Reaping What We’ve Sown

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ORMA statement on the COVID-19 emergency

The ORMA General Assembly that was planned for April 18, 2020 has been postponed due to the global pandemic. We don’t know when it will be safe to reschedule. The pandemic underscores the importance of ORMA’s goals and ORMA members continue to be actively engaged in advocating for progressive legislation, progressive social action, and progressive… Continue reading ORMA statement on the COVID-19 emergency

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