Call to Action: Help Visually Impaired Delegates Attend the 2016 DNC!
Jul14

Call to Action: Help Visually Impaired Delegates Attend the 2016 DNC!

By Christina Gleason As the MOMocrats team prepares to head to Philadelphia to cover the Democratic National Convention, we would like to take this opportunity to lobby for reasonable accommodations for a neglected subset of Democratic delegates with disabilities. As a neurodiversity consultant, disability advocate, and disabled person myself, it is my honor to introduce a petition on the behalf of MOMocrats and visually impaired...

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Introducing: MOMocrats 2016 DNC Bloggers, Philadelphia, PA
Jul11

Introducing: MOMocrats 2016 DNC Bloggers, Philadelphia, PA

This year’s 2016 Democratic National Convention will be lively, to say the least. We’re proud to present five progressive activist-writers who’ll be giving us their perspectives from the DNC in Philadelphia, PA. Here are the MOMocrats (and an honorary DADocrat) who’ll be blogging from the Convention during July 25-28, 2016. A little about each one: Zoe Alexander (SoCal Correspondent): Zoe Alexander is a TV...

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Why I’m Voting For Bernie Sanders in the PDX
Apr07

Why I’m Voting For Bernie Sanders in the PDX

Like a beautiful phoenix arising out of the ashes of her quiet non-political non-blogging life, MOMocrats alumna Debbie Gorman Garrison graces us with a very personal piece that explains why she’s supporting Bernie Sanders for president. Make no mistake about me, though I live currently in the middle/upper middle class strata of our economic realm here in the lushly green, bird-bustling PNW, I ate breakfast of cereal and...

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Greenpeace, That “Right Wing Sanders Group” That “Hates” Clinton

Of course they’re not anything of the kind in the clickbaity headline above. Greenpeace is an international environmental organization that is trying to keep our planet from boiling alive due to global warming. But they’re asking pointed questions that make Clinton uncomfortable, and somehow this is all Sanders’ fault. How? I have no idea. Somehow he’s become the enemy that’s blamed for pointed questions...

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#OregonUnderAttack: #VanillaISIS And What They Carried
Jan05

#OregonUnderAttack: #VanillaISIS And What They Carried

It wasn’t but three days before the white supremacist, heavily armed insurrectionists looking to make a point about being oppressed by Big Gubmint (by holding hostage a nature preserve on federal land) decided they were low on supplies and needed reinforcements. And I don’t mean the $500,000 in Small Business Administration loans that some insurrectionists named Bundy have enjoyed. They begged for “snacks” on...

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