TGIF from Benny’s Bar…Theme for Tonight: Songs and Images that Tell Us a Quick Moment or Story
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(2nd drink is for @wi62, whom we celebrate in getting out of the COVID club this week)
Here’s a picture that has started a story…and with our help and words, craft more of our stories to bring to Capitol Hill, for economic, racial, and environmental justice.
I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over … No poor, rural, weak, or black person should ever have to bear the additional burden of being deprived of the opportunity of an education, a job or simple justice.
—James Earl Carter, new governor of GA in 1970.
I sent the organization a snack. Well done!
Another image, courtesy of the Atlanta Constitution-Journal:
Biden cleared the 300 EV mark. Congrats to his campaign. (I won’t congratulate the DNC though.)
And the chanson? Rod Stewart on the Video Jukebox:
Post your fav images, photos, videos appropriate for our place! News, tweets — keep them coming. Drinks are on the Nest! This serves as an evening open thread.
What a tough week. I’ll bet I wasn’t the only one who felt a dark cloud over my head most of the week as I tried to process the Las Vegas tragedy. These shooting events are happening far too often to be able to fully process. And I think they have a dehumanizing effect that a deep, inner, part of myself cries out to be aware of, to fight against. We can’t allow ourselves to not care. Not only for others, but also for ourselves. My instincts tell me that we must continually be vigilant about maintaining our own humanity. …Continue reading →
Prof. Richard Wolff on BBC talking about people questioning capitalism: Is capitalism in crisis? @profwolff says more than he’s seen in his lifetime #newsnight pic.twitter.com/BiT5e7cExF — BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) September 28, 2017 Add whatever you like below! Cheers.