Santa Cruz Indivisible Members Work to Turn Congress Blue

By: Karen Menehan Santa Cruz Indivisible (SCI) Midterm Elections Group members are determined to help elect Democrats to Congress, and cite that effort as a key battle in the effort to prevent Republicans from reversing the social progress made in the U.S. over five decades. “It’s imperative that we turn Congress blue,” said SCI Midterm…

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Book Review: “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate”

Al Franken: Giant of the Senate “From Finding Common Ground Co-Leader Ken Koenig” I just finished reading Al Franken, Giant of the Senate. It is, of course, laugh-out-loud funny, but it’s more than that. He manages to explain complex ideas and processes with great clarity, using examples and stories. I learned a great deal from…

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Santa Cruz Sentinel | Santa Cruz Indivisible joins national call for release of Trump’s tax returns

By Michael Todd, Santa Cruz Sentinel Hundreds gather outside of Santa Cruz City Hall on Saturday afternoon in a call for President Trump to release his tax returns. (Kevin Johnson — Santa Cruz Sentinel) SANTA CRUZ >> Mark Davidson of Scotts Valley dressed as Vladimir Putin while carrying a piñata of Donald Trump during Saturday’s march…

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Santa Cruz Sentinel | Thousands participate in political open house by Santa Cruz Indivisible

By Michael Todd, Santa Cruz Sentinel Community members meet local activist groups at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium on Saturday during the Santa Cruz Indivisible open house event. (Kevin Johnson — Santa Cruz Sentinel) SANTA CRUZ >> Grassroots upstart Santa Cruz Indivisible has grown to nearly 2,000 members since it started in January, according to a…

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Santa Cruz Sentinel | Santa Cruz County Stories: Carson Kelly was never much interested in political activism … then came Trump

By Wallace Baine, Santa Cruz Sentinel Carson Kelly’s interest in politics and philosophy dates back decades, but his political activism was spawned by November’s election of Donald Trump. (Shmuel Thaler — Santa Cruz Sentinel) Carson Kelly has a new dog. That means he’s right in the middle of the time-consuming, patience-draining task we all know as…

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