Category Archives: Local

We Rise

This Land Rising Official Launch #risewithus

Today, we go live with our new website. Read below for our official press release announcing the launch: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2017 Seattle Activists Launch a New Grassroots Non-Profit, “This Land Rising” The new 501(c)4 organization, with fourteen local chapters, is empowering individuals to resist, organize, and rise – together. SEATTLE – This Land […]

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This Land Rising

The Resistance is Not Enough… But We Are

I sleep better knowing that I am part of the Resistance movement—a movement that will not tolerate the corruption and collusion of the Trump Administration; a movement that will expose the Republican establishment as bereft of patriotism or concern for the Republic; a movement to demand representation by our Representatives and remove them from office […]

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White House

The NorthWest Wing – Season 1: Get Educated

As you may know, “The West Wing,” was an NBC political drama TV series during the fictitious Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet (played by Martin Sheen). It was set primarily in the West Wing of the White House, where the Oval Office and offices of presidential senior staff are located. President Josiah Bartlett (speaking to his Chief of Staff): “There was a while there I wanted […]

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Baseball diamond

Progressive Baseball on the Home Front

This Land Rising organizers are often asked: why the local focus when the sky is falling at the federal level? For the answer, we look to the most “American” of sports: Baseball. If you want to win a baseball game, good defense is essential. But no matter how strong your defense is – your pitcher […]

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Clinton/Kane signage

Winning Elections

Flip the Senate: Washington State November 2017 Special Election (District 45 and 31) Part of our job at This Land Rising is to educate ourselves about the state and local elections that have may sound small but have huge impacts on policies that affect us all. The fact is that despite what we may wish […]

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