Make Fischer Listen Rally Feb. 21 in Lincoln

INDIVISIBLE Lincoln is organizing this event in response to Senator Fischer’s disregard for citizen concerns about recent legislation and appointments:

  • WHAT: Rally in Lincoln
  • WHEN: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Grand Manse, 129 North 10th Street, Lincoln, outside Fischer’s meeting with LIBA, a Lincoln special interest group.

Read more and join the Facebook event.

New Nebraska Green Party T-shirts now available

We have a new supply of American Apparel Nebraska Green Party t-shirts, made by the local Green-identified Lincoln business Screen Ink. They will be available at this Sunday’s February 19th Omaha NGP meeting, or before, in Lincoln, by e-mailing mjberry (at) inebraska.com. Sunday’s meeting is at 3 p.m. at Aroma’s Coffeehouse, 1033 Jones St. (Join the Facebook event.)

Women’s Marches on Omaha, Lincoln Jan. 21

Can’t make it to DC this weekend? Show solidarity right here in Nebraska:

Women’s March on Lincoln:

Women’s March on Omaha:

Occupy Inauguration Weekend

From Jill2016.com:

Tune in all day on Saturday, January 21, as we “Inaugurate the Resistance” on Facebook Live and here on the Jill2016 site.

You resisted the neoliberalism of Hillary Clinton and the neofascism of Donald Trump. Thank you! The resistance against Trump and the failed corporate two-party system continues even before he is inaugurated, and will continue afterwards as well.

The recounts in MI, PA and WI helped to reinvigorate the movement for election integrity. We will continue to fight to ensure that every vote counts.

In addition to the recount we are resisting corporate rule through protest.

On January 20, we will join thousands of people and organizations from around the country in Washington DC to Occupy Inauguration, sending a message to Trump that we reject his dangerous presidency from the very start.

On January 21, day one of the Trump administration, we’ll be on Facebook Live with an all-day online forum featuring Greens, social movements, and progressives, sharing resources and inspiration to support resistance and transformation.

We do not consent to Trump’s regime of hate, fear, and corruption.

We will oppose oligarchy with democracy. And we will build an unstoppable movement whose time has come, to put people, planet, and peace over profit.

Join us!

Read more and get the full schedule.

County decision fails Whiteclay

From the Lincoln Journal Star Editorial Board:

Last week, Sheridan County Commissioners could have done the right thing and denied the reissue of liquor licenses to the four beer stores of Whiteclay.

Instead, after just 10 minutes of discussion, the commission voted 3-0 to recommend reissuing licenses to the stores in the remote village with a population of 12 that, year after year, have been allowed to sell the equivalent of 3.5 million cans of beer. Most of the sales are to residents of the legally dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation just across the South Dakota border.

The reservation, home to the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is plagued with alcoholism, crime, poverty and fetal alcohol syndrome — all exacerbated by the easy availability of alcohol in Whiteclay. Shutting the stores down by denying the liquor licenses wouldn’t end those problems, but it would likely reduce them.

Read the full editorial.

NGP State Council Meeting Sunday, Jan. 15, in Lincoln

The monthly Nebraska Green Party State Council meeting will be Sunday, January 15, at 7 p.m. Location is The Coffeehouse, 1324 P Street, in Lincoln. The agenda will include the ballot access drive and other business.

Before the meeting, it would be a good idea for attendees to check out INDIVISIBLE: A practical guide for resisting the Trump agenda.

Updated venue: #Earth2Trump Roadshow coming to Omaha Jan. 13

From Progressive Omaha:

Join the resistance to Trump’s attack on our environment and civil rights by attending the #Earth2Trump Omaha Event.

The #Earth2Trump Roadshow is rallying and empowering defenders of civil rights and the environment to resist Trump’s dangerous agenda. Stopping in 16 cities on its way to Washington DC, it will bring thousands of people to protest at the presidential inauguration.

The Omaha event will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Friday, January 13, at First Unitarian Church, 3114 Harney Street, Omaha.

Check out the video and full route map at the Center for Biological Diversity.

Rally at Sen. Sasse’s Lincoln office Jan. 9

From BOLD Nebraska:

On January 9, people in all 50 states will send a message to every US Senator: reject Donald Trump’s reckless climate denying cabinet nominees.

Join Bold Nebraska in Lincoln for a rally at Senator Ben Sasse’s office (we’ll also rally at Sen. Deb Fischer’s Omaha office in the afternoon at 4:00 p.m.).

The Day Against Denial will fight back against some of Trump’s most dangerous cabinet picks:

  • Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon, for Secretary of State
  • Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator
  • Ex-Gov. Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy
  • Rep. Ryan Zinke for Department of Interior

The climate is changing, and anyone who denies it shouldn’t be in the White House cabinet. It’s up to the Senate to stop these nominations — and up to us to show up in person to tell our Senators to fight Trump’s Climate Denial Cabinet.

Read more and RSVP.

Jill Stein: In 2017, Occupy, Resist, Build Power

From Jill2016.com:

The 2016 Presidential election has left our nation reeling.

Donald Trump’s shock victory is the result of the massive failure of the corporate two-party system, which imposed a whiteout on progressive and independent campaigns while producing the most disliked and untrusted major-party candidates in history.

This toxic election has delivered a uniquely toxic result: right wing extremists, bigots and blowhards will take control of government starting in January, casting a distressing shadow over our future.

As the two-party system hits rock bottom, momentous grassroots struggles are being waged outside the political establishment: at Standing Rock, in the Black Lives Matter movement, the Fight for 15,and more. In these emerging political spaces, we can make this breaking point for the establishment a tipping point towards a new politics for people, planet, and peace over profit.

Greens are uniquely positioned to help lead the way.

Read more.

Join fellow Greens at Occupy Inauguration.