Obama confronts reality at last

Submitted by Jerry on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 13:20

In last year's State of the Union, President Obama stated that political opposition to dealing with climate change made it impossible to discuss. This year, he finally brought up the subject. And while the administration has been taking steps on greenhouse emissions, and has begun to make international agreements, we need a much more intensive national effort.

Senator Ed Markey and North Shore Democratic Activists Rally for Seth Moulton Jerry Tue, 10/14/2014 - 22:11

Sen Ed Markey and Seth MoultonSen Ed Markey and Seth Moulton


Rain could not deter Democratic activists, led by Senator Ed Markey, from holding signs and rallying for their candidates, especially Seth Moulton, candidate for the Massachusetts 6th district Congressional seat.
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Housing Committee Advances Commission to Prevent Bullying

Submitted by Jerry on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 01:48

On Wednesday, 18 June 2014, the Joint Committee on Housing of the Great Court of Massachusetts reported out a "resolve" S2329 creating a commission to study ways to prevent bullying and to protect elderly and disabled tenants living in subsidized, multi-family housing from bullying. Jerry Halberstadt, Coordinator of the Stop Bullying Coalition believes this resolve "to be the first effort in the nation seeking legislation to protect elderly and disabled tenants—urgently needed because bullying is truly harmful and deprives people of their human rights and their civil rights." UPDATES & NEWSLETTER AT StopBullyingCoalition.org