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“And let me make the radical statement that I don’t believe that you can say something profound in the 140 characters that make up a tweet.”


― Bernie Sanders, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

Proposal on Responsible and Sustainable Marijuana Legalization in Virginia

CLICK HERE FOR OUR BRIEFING PAPER This month Governor Ralph Northam announced that he is supporting the legalization of marijuana for adult use during the upcoming session of the General Assembly of Virginia. ORA applauds this move, not least of all because of the deficiencies of last year’s decriminalization bill. Nevertheless, we also believe thisContinue reading “Proposal on Responsible and Sustainable Marijuana Legalization in Virginia”

ORA-submitted Resolutions Now Part of State Democratic Party Platform

As Our Revolution’s patron saint Bernie Sanders noted in the wake of what proved to be fatal primary defeats back in March, the left is finally winning the ideological battle within the Democratic Party. While the majority of voters on Super Tuesday and beyond opted for Biden as the safer bet to beat Trump inContinue reading “ORA-submitted Resolutions Now Part of State Democratic Party Platform”

Local racial justice protests and vigils this weekend

We just wanted to let you know about a few upcoming vigils and marches for racial justice. If you go, please consider sporting some Our Revolution gear (but please also carry BLM signs). Please also consider donating to this campaign to help fund community bail funds in support of the racial justice protesters: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd Friday,Continue reading “Local racial justice protests and vigils this weekend”

March 9th General Meeting

For March, our main speaker was Dale Brumfield, field director for Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. More information can be found at http://www.vadp.org Arlington County Board member Libby Garvey spoke to ask ORA for it’s endorsement in the upcoming Democratic primary.


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