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Police clear Standing Rock encampment in military-style takeover: theguardian.com/us-news/2017/f…

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SFGreenParty
Good. We need a system that lets voters rank more than 3 choices. twitter.com/MMSFOceanBeach…

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SFGreenParty
It's ok, because "a deep sense of justice underpins everything they do." #DeleteUber twitter.com/RMac18/statuse…

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SFGreenParty
Because it's fake news made up to distract Dems from confronting problems in their party? twitter.com/RawStory/statu…

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FearDept
Too poor to qualify for a bank account? We'll take away your cash. chicagotribune.com/news/nationwor…

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zhaabowekwe
We are surrounded by federal & state law enforcement. Our spirits remain high. Indigenous peoples have not and will… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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zabethsue
SFMTA Board of Directors just unanimously approved permanent illegal use of SF public bus stops by Silicon Valley tech shuttles. Shame.

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SFGreenParty
Greens will also join other groups rallying in Sacramento this Wed for #singlepayer health care in CA: list.sfgreens.org/pipermail/anno…

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SFGreenParty
Join us this Wed at our monthly meeting, at the Redstone bldg from 7-9 pm. Agenda is posted here: list.sfgreens.org/pipermail/anno…

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SFGreenParty
Mostly unregulated "Google Buses" may become permanent at #sfmta meeting tomorrow; please show up! sfist.com/2017/02/20/tec…

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Open Letter to the DCCC

An open letter to the San Francisco Democratic Party Central Committee, from Denise D'Anne, Green Party county council member:

 

The Democratic Party, at least in San Francisco, is noted for its compassion and egalitarian principles.  Recently, during the last debate between candidates Obama and Romney, Dr. Jill Stein, a Green Party presidential candidate, was not only denied entrance to the debate, but also arrested.  She was shackled to a metal chair for eight hours merely for expressing her constitutional right to be unhindered in her expression of attending a debate.  This kind of police tactic is a blemish on all of us who sit back and allow this abuse of anyone's constitutional right to peaceful free speech or association and should not be tolerated in a democratic society.  It behooves this body to express its outrage no matter who is denied their right guaranteed under our constitution and laws.

By not speaking out we give silent assent to an abuse that may come back to us in a similar fashion under different circumstances.  Please use this opportunity to write to the authorities in Hempstead, New York or Hofstra University where the debate was held on October 16.