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Wellstone Club Endorsement Meeting

Saturday, August 27, 2016
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA

LOCAL CANDIDATES, PLEASE NOTE: If you are not currently on the list of candidates being considered for endorsement and would like to be considered, there are still two ways to do so, either by having 10 members support your candidacy or having 2/3 of the members of the CC do so. In either case, the request is due to the CC by August 1. Please contact Debbie Dille debbiedille@wellstoneclub.org for more information.

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Toward Economic Equality: A Seven-Point Program to Ensure a Better Future for Us All

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The growth of economic inequality in the United States and most of the developed world since the early 1980’s is not an anomaly or a reversible blip, but the result of the imposition of policies guided by the ideology of unregulated free markets, lower taxes, particularly for the rich, and trickle-down economics. This world view, held by the economic and political elites, has dominated United States economic policy over the last three decades. It focuses on dismantling the legacy of the New Deal, which helped lead us out of the Great Depression of the 1930s and into the sustained growth periods of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Club Affirms “Black Lives Matter” to Alameda County Central Committee Through Resolution

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Black Lives Matter Wellstone Club Resolution to the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee Wednesday, Feb 4 7PM, San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave Whereas: On Black Friday, November 28, 2014, in response to a call to action from the Black community of Ferguson, MO, a team of 14 members of the #BlackLivesMatter network, dubbed the Black Friday 14, joined hundreds of thousands of others nationwide using civil disobedience to protest a discriminatory pattern of police and vigilante violence that has taken too many Black lives — including, most recently, the lives of Michael Brown, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, Antonio Martin, and Eric Garner; and Whereas: Instead of citing and releasing protesters, or charging them with the same minor […]

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The History of the Club – Jack Kurzweil on the 10th Anniversary Dinner

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Celebrated on April 27, 2014 Uptown Body and Fender, Oakland 4 to 7 pm The Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club was founded early in 2003 so we’re celebrating our 10th anniversary in our 11th year. That’s ok, we’ve been pretty busy. This club was formed because Matthew Hallinan persuaded a collection of people, many of whom had been working together since the 1960s, that the time was ripe for a progressive Democratic Club that had one foot in the world of electoral politics and another in the struggles for peace and social justice. The war in Iraq had begun and the government had been taken over by neocons. It was time that many progressives got off the fence and recognized that […]

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