Immigration

This action alert comes from People’s Action: Drumpf’s immigration order targeting seven Muslim-majority countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen — is creating chaos and misery around the world. The executive order mandates several points: It bars Syrian refugees from entering the US indefinitely, suspends all refugee admissions for 120 days, and blocks […]

We at GDPR Nashville are gobsmacked by the reaction we received to our broadcasts of Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ Nov. 19 address to students at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. The emails that came in response have raised our spirits by leaps and bounds. And the numbers of listeners to Bernie’s master class in democracy was […]

I am still on a high following last night’s Nashville stop of the Bernie Sanders campaign’s Tennessee State Volunteer Tour. Nearly 300 people from across the Metro area were on hand at the United Auto Workers Hall to meet with Bernie 2016 staffers and to launch a mission to recruit 5,000 Tennessee volunteers to spread […]

Based on recent weather forecasts, we recommend taking an umbrella with you on outings this final week of September. There is no reason showers should keep you away from some compelling local events that address major international issues, provide fellowship with other progressives, and help you stay involved with efforts to turn Tennessee purple. Here’s […]

National People’s Action is calling on progressives to stand up for women, children, and families suffering in US immigration detention. From NPA’s action alert: After 100 miles and eight days of walking, 100 immigrant women and their families just arrived in Washington, DC, to send a message to Pope Francis during his visit: We must […]

It looks like we have a busy weekend and Monday on tap in Music City. From a great film premiere at the Belcourt Theater, an opportunity to tell right-wing presidential candidates exactly how you feel, and another chance to Feel the Bern locally, there is plenty on the calendar to keep area libs busy, having fun, learning, and […]

We have a full slate of goings on Tuesday and Wednesday in Music City, everything from awareness raising for immigration issues to discussing sustainability. In addition, Early Voting for the runoff election for mayor and Metro Council continues. Dive in, get informed, and then, get busy, progressives.


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