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Dear Fellow Activists,
Thank you for reading and sharing Rise Up Times. With a mainstream corporate media that is beholden to powerful financial and political interests that do not have the good of the people at heart, we need to share and discuss information and activism more than ever. Here are a couple of very significant victories in Minnesota:
Mike Madden with his MSP airport sign
Euric Rutherford, of Inver Grove Heights, asks for a moment of silence. Photo: MinnPost
We can win campaigns without healing trauma, but we will lose each other in the process.
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Like many other independent news and media sites, Rise Up Times has noticed a decline in the number of people looking at articles due to censorship by Google and Facebook. Independent journalism has become the last bastion in seeking and telling the truth as government and corporate lies are promoted by the mainstream corporate media. In the name of democratic rights for all please support us now and share articles widely. The people, Yes!
Sue Ann Martinson, Editor, Rise Up Times
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Trump represents a system that is driving us toward an authoritarian regime that profits the 1 percent and decimates the 99 percent’s resources in a regime built on hate and on violence of many kinds.
Now in year two of the Trump regime, our Resistance continues. People continue to organize against the evils of the Trump administration and of a system that is violent and corrupt and moving us closer and closer to totalitarianism.
We the people continue to rise up and resist in many ways — on the streets, in the legislatures, in the courts, in the cities and towns, in the universities, as we rise against this monstrous machine locally, nationally, and globally, creating solutions grounded in the common good while challenging corporate militaristic globalism based on racism and white supremacy.
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, we shall fight on the streets, we shall fight in the courts, we shall fight in the ballot box and in the courts, we shall fight in the cities and in the towns and on the ranches and farms, we shall fight in the the arctic circle, in the hills, the desert, the fields, the mountains, …we shall fight throughout the land, we shall never surrender…
Carl Sandburg knew:
The people yes. The people will live on. …
In the darkness with a great bundle of grief the people march.
In the night, and overhead a shovel of stars for keeps, the people
“Where to? what next?”
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Sue Ann Martinson, Editor
Rise Up Times
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