from Indivisible-Binghamton Here's an update on the redistricting of the Broome County Legislature and an introduction to Fair Maps for Broome, Inc. ; https://www.fairmapsforbroome.org/ As you know, dozens of people joined in more than ten zoom meetings and testified at three public hearings about the redistricting … [Read more...] about Update on Re-Districting in Broome Co.
by Ed Nizalowski “We are creating enemies faster than we can kill them." I'm not sure when I first heard that phrase. It seems to me that it goes back to the Vietnam War. With the propping up of a corrupt government (one that was installed through an American sponsored coup), indiscriminate carpet bombing and warfare that killed up to two million … [Read more...] about War On Terror
PRESS CONFERENCE: Noon, Monday, Feb 14th at Federal Building in Binghamton, NY. Topic: Unfreezing Afghanistan funds now held by the United States. Broome County Peace Action & Veterans for Peace in solidarity with national peace and justice organizations call on President Biden to release Afghan people's money to prevent starvation and allow teachers and … [Read more...] about Unfreezing Afghanistan Funds
BROOME COUNTY LEGISLATORS OPPOSE “GERRYMANDERED” REDISTRICTING MAP ALERT! The Legislature has called for a vote quickly on "Map 3" and Indivisible would like a massive turnout for this hastily called session. Here is the County notice and the Zoom login info: N O T I C E PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Session of the Broome County Legislature … [Read more...] about “Gerrymandered” Redistricting Map
On Wed., December 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a case aimed at overthrowing the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout the land. The National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice calls on all feminists, working-class people, and defenders of human rights to come … [Read more...] about “Tell it to the Judges: Uphold and Expand Abortion Rights.”
Will Religious Leaders Finally Speak Out? On Oct. 7, the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and the start of the so-called U.S. “War on Terror,” a group of justice and peace organizations and activists urged leaders of all U.S. religious denominations to end their “shocking” 20-year “near silence” on U.S. government wars. Gilroy … [Read more...] about 20 Years into “War on Terror”
In an April 28, 2017 Press and Sun Bulletin article about Mayor David's real estate holdings and potential conflicts of interest, the reporter noted that Rich David made a promise not to purchase any properties while serving as Mayor. "While he's mayor, though, he will not purchase any commercial properties, he said in a March interview, a nod to questions … [Read more...] about Mayor David Breaks Promise: Purchases Rental Property under Secret LLC
The local Indivisible chapter is hosting a Defend Our Reproductive Rights Rally Saturday Oct. 2 at 2 pm Broome Co. Courthouse. Two reproductive rights campaigns have staked out the first weekend in October for actions around the country to defend abortion rights.Beginning in July, when the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear a Mississippi … [Read more...] about October 2 and 3: Women’s March + Remember Rosie Jiménez
The following letter, written by a resident living in the midst of construction for the Bluestone Wind industrial wind turbine project in Sanford, appeared in the August 3rd edition of The Deposit Courier. Ah! Apparently Bluestone (BS) Wind is taking the day off (July 17). The perfect peace and quiet of Farnham Road is so welcome after the weeks of work … [Read more...] about Have We Given Up Our “Quiet”?
P.A.I.N., Truth Pharm, and a coalition of survivors and advocacy groups working in response to the overdose crisis are demonstrating Monday, August 9th at 11am EST outside of The United States Bankruptcy Court, 300 Quarropas St. to call out the United States justice system for allowing the billionaire Sackler Family to walk away unscathed after igniting the … [Read more...] about Truth Pharm Calls Out Sackler Verdict