Sunday, July 18, 2021

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 14 - 15, 2021

43] Solar Justice Award July 14

44] PLASTICS & PG Co. Climate Action Plan – July 14

45] Ending Immigrant Detention Panel – July 14

46] Town Hall to Expand and Improve Medicare -- July 14

47] End the U.S. blockade Now!  – July 14

48] Die-in at the White House July 15

49] Launch of NoFirstUse Global– July 15


43] – The Vote Solar team [] wants you to get involved on Wed., July 14 at 7:30 PM ET for the 2021 Dr. Espanola Jackson Solar Justice Award. When people organize to demand just clean energy for everyone, we all win. The winner of the award is Joseph Hernandez, a tireless energy justice leader for Indigenous and small communities in New Mexico. Learn more and RSVP to celebrate at 

44] – The Greenbelt Climate Action Network is hosting on Wed., July 14 from 7 to 9 PM an event PLASTICS & PG Co. Climate Action Plan.  The Zoom link is available at Invite friends via Facebook,

45] – An Ending Immigrant Detention Panel will take place on Wed., July 14 at 7:30 PM ET.  It is called Breaking Open Cages, from the ground upSign up here for a conversation with the American Friends Service Committee on how communities are working to free people from detention, end policies that expand detention, and shut down detention centers. Tune in at

46] – Paul Davis [] wants you to attend on Wed., July 14 at 8 PM ET a Town Hall to Expand and Improve Medicare with Reps. Jayapal and Wild. Build Back Better with Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-7), Rep. Susan Wild (PA-7), and Ady Barkan. RSVP at Congress has a unique opportunity to deliver on key health care promises in its upcoming legislative package to help our nation “build back better” after the pandemic.

47] – The ANSWER Coalition [] is hosting on Wed., July 14 at 8 PM ET Let Cuba Live! End the U.S. blockade Now!  Trump added 243 new sanctions to tighten the 62-year long US economic blockade of Cuba. Imposed shortages of basic goods have created grave suffering throughout the island. Covid-19 too has severely damaged Cuba's tourism industry. The US wants to topple the Cuban revolution but supporters of the revolution are fighting back.  Join in for an online event for an in-depth perspective of what's really happening in Cuba and a discussion of how we can build the movement to end the criminal blockade!  There are several to tune in: or Twitter: @answercoalition or YouTube:

48] –  Ryan Harvey [] wants you to get involved on Thurs., July 15 at 9 AM ET at the White House, and to Tell Angela Merkel to Stop Blocking the TRIPS Waiver! A waiver of the WTO's TRIPS rules, or Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property, would allow more vaccines and treatments to be produced worldwide. Over 130 U.S. civil society organizations are calling on President Joe Biden to use all available diplomatic means to persuade the European Union to negotiate on the TRIPS waiver in good faith. The summit is a unique opportunity to end Germany’s blockade of the TRIPS waiver – which would help ensure people’s lives and livelihoods are prioritized over Big Pharma greed.  Join a die-in in front of The White House, WDC 20500.  RSVP at

49] – UNFOLD ZERO [] is alerting us on Thurs., July 15 at 11 AM ET to the Launch of NoFirstUse Global.  Join the international launch of a campaign platform and network to promote no-first-use policies globally as a measure to prevent nuclear war and to support the achievement of a nuclear-weapon-free world.  Support for No-First-Use policies is growing in nuclear armed countries and around the world, as evidenced by the recent Open Letter to Presidents Biden and Putin which was endorsed by over 1200 political, military and religious leaders, as well as legislators, academics/scientists and other representatives of civil society.  Sign up at

To be continued.

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"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs


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