Category: Issue Teams

Women’s March draws thousands | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Women’s March draws thousands Briana Sanchez, left, and seven others in the starting line at the Santa Cruz Women’s March on Saturday. (Lucjan Szewczyk — Santa Cruz Sentinel) By JORDY HYMAN | jhyman@santacruzsentinel.com | PUBLISHED: January 19, 2019 at 3:45 pm | UPDATED: January 21, 2019 at 12:59 pm SANTA CRUZ – Multicolored signs floated above a sea of people marching up…

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Panetta leads first year in Report Card scores; Harris lags surprisingly behind.

The Members of Congress (MoC) Watchdogs issue group developed a special report card to review the performance of our federal MoCs, summarizing one year of our quarterly report cards. We evaluated the performance of our federal MoCs against the expectations of National Indivisible from Quarter 3 2017 through Quarter 3 2018.  Representative Panetta performed the best, followed by…

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Members of Congress (MoC) Report Card | A full year: Q3 2017 – Q3 2018

Brought to you by the Members of Congress MoC Watchdogs, a Santa Cruz Indivisible Issue Team. This newsletter covers the year from Q3 2017 thru Q3 2018 The Members of Congress (MoC) Watchdogs issue team developed this newsletter to help you track your MoCs. Various sources, including VoteSpotter, Countable, GovTrack, VoteSmart, and FiveThirtyEight, were used…

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“TrumpNation”: a Rallying Cry for Action and Unity

Inspiration for “TrumpNation”  by Per Haaland As a young man in Norway in the 1970’s I developed an interest in politics and political activism, first as a writer and publisher of left-wing countercultural magazines, later participating in the “squatting” movement, where activists occupied vacant buildings to bring attention to housing shortages and affordability. I started…

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