Tag Archive for Peace

RNC Cracks Down on Dissent

This was sent to me this evening. If you’re not familiar with Starhawk, she is a noted feminist writer and peace activist and is now a panelist for a new website devoted to religion, run by Newsweek and the Washington Post. There is a clear difference between the way protestors were handled at the Democratic…

Playing in our own Sand Box

As you may have noticed there has been a bit of disagreement between the bloggers over at The Orange Juice, and those here at TheLiberalOC. I don’t know if our disagreements have become based in petty rivalry or honest disagreement.  For my part, I think it’s a bit of both. At any rate, as Publisher…

NAACP Honors Dr. King’s Legacy

Today is the 40th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King is best remembered as the leader of the civil rights movement and for his work in the African-American community, but he was much more than that. He…

On Taking Action

(Cross-posted at MyDD and Daily Kos) During this Presidential Campaign, I’ve been hearing so much talk about so many things. And don’t get me wrong, I appreciate it when the campaigns discuss issues. But in the end, I hope the discussion doesn’t just end there. I hope the discussion moves to real action. And in…

My February 5 Election Endorsements & Election Open Forum

OK, it’s starting to get close to Election Day. And as such, I figured now would be a good time to talk with you about how we’re voting. Here at The Liberal OC we have no “editorial board” deciding endorsements, so don’t take this as official endorsements from the entire blog team. I’m just speaking…