Have Questions? Ask Your Friendly Missoula Resistance Librarian!

Guest Post from Missoula Resistance Library (Image credit: Sorvala) Dear Resistance Members, Are you currently: Writing a letter to your editor and need data to back up your argument? Looking for information to share with your representative? Wondering how to verify if a news story is based in reality or alternative-facts?   Trying to figure … More Have Questions? Ask Your Friendly Missoula Resistance Librarian!

CIVIC TITHING & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE

Many of our local organizations are financially strained or face uncertain financial certainty. What do we do about it? Step up, protect our non-profits through financial giving and volunteering and continue protect our community members. One option is through Civic Tithing. Civic tithing is from the Old English term for “one-tenth”, tithing has traditionally meant … More CIVIC TITHING & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE

NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY TO SAVE MEDICARE & HEALTHCARE: Wednesday, June 14th.

  We need you to take 5 minutes call. Here’s why. The healthcare repeal bill will: Include over $800 BILLION in cuts to Medicaid, 23 million people will lose health coverage. Provide massive tax breaks to the wealthy and 1%. Seniors, children and people with disabilities will lose valuable funding. Nursing homes and group homes … More NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY TO SAVE MEDICARE & HEALTHCARE: Wednesday, June 14th.

Feeling Frustrated? This “Un-Conference” Can Help!

The special election yesterday highlighted how polarized our communities have become. I’ve already seen several Risers suggest proactive responses that make me proud to be a member of this group. THANK YOU to everyone who helps make our resistance an inspiring, affirming, and fiercely optimistic source of positive energy during these challenging times! I wanted … More Feeling Frustrated? This “Un-Conference” Can Help!

Missoula Rises Monthly Meeting: Thursday, May 18th 6:00 pm

Missoula Rises Monthly Meeting tomorrow night at 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the Community Room at Imagine Nation Brewing. Special Guest, Shawn Reagor from MHRN will be joining us. 🙂 On the Agenda: 1. Subgroup Updates a. Media: Anne Anne W. Hanson? b. Dem Process & Legislative Watch (DPLW) Mary Coar? c. Education & Kindness … More Missoula Rises Monthly Meeting: Thursday, May 18th 6:00 pm

Sound the Alarm

Democracy. Transparency. Accountability. These are the reasonable expectations of Montanans. Senator Daines sorely let us down yesterday when he pledged his full support to Trump’s decision to fire Comey and rejected the request for a Special Investigation. This has gone far past party politics. We need to come together, sound the alarm and demand Senator … More Sound the Alarm

Empowerment Through Love: Let’s Take Down TrumpCare

Well, yesterday was disheartening, if not devastating for a lot of us. I think there is a deep sense of betrayal and hopelessness that accompanied the GOPs decision to push forward TrumpCare to the Senate. We have heard it won’t pass the Senate. But I feel less certain these days about our government doing right … More Empowerment Through Love: Let’s Take Down TrumpCare