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Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

[ 0 ] April 18, 2015

What is Forrest up to Now?! Just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Institute for Social Work trains undergraduate and graduate Haitian Social Workers to provide much needed social services & leadership in their home communities. With your help we can all work together to prevent sexual violence. This June, I will travel to Port-au-Prince to help develop a new […]

First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

[ 0 ] February 8, 2015

I ran across this remarkable post today. Men try to take away Katherine Switzer’s number during 1967 Boston Marathon 1967—Katherine Switzer secretly enters and successfully completes the Boston Marathon. She entered with the initial “K” to get in.

Help the World to Sing!

Help the World to Sing!

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

Who’s afraid to sing? Lots of people!! And you can help change that by supporting Nancy Salwen’s “Fear of Singing: Learn to Sing Even if You Think You Can’t Carry a Tune” workbook/CD project. Fill the world with song and promote world peace! Support Nancy’s Indiegogo Campaign, pass the word, tell the world!

6 Billion Spent, Right Wing Message Defeated, Will the Millionaires and Billionaires Learn?

6 Billion Spent, Right Wing Message Defeated, Will the Millionaires and Billionaires Learn?

[ 0 ] November 7, 2012

After People’s United the billions poured in to beat Barack Obama, and failed (see WSJ article).  Messages of backward looking fear did not work.  Even today, Tea Party conservatives are trying to say that Romney was not conservative enough (see this link). Poppycock.  A solid majority of Americans just voted for a moderate, forward looking, progressive […]

Obama & Clinton rock in Concord, New Hampshire Sunday November 4th 2012

Obama & Clinton Rock in Concord

[ 4 ] November 4, 2012

Huge rally in Concord, NH today with Barack & Bill, helping lead NH into the blue column where we belong.  Time to make calls, knock doors, convince our friends to vote for fairness and compassion on Tuesday.  Let’s do it!  

The opening ceremony at the 4th Annual NH Culture of Peace Conference

Culture of Peace Conference @ KSC a Success!

[ 0 ] March 11, 2012

The 4th Annual New Hampshire Culture of Peace Conference, which took place at Keene State College last weekend, was a wonderful success.  We had 24 workshops on various topics, 5 performing artists and groups, a peace march and moving ceremony.  The richness of this day is due largely to the collaborate contributions by a large […]

Birddoging Santorum in Keene, NH

Birddoging Santorum in Keene, NH

[ 3 ] January 6, 2012

[You too can grill candidates, it is not too late!  See below.] Rick Santorum’s town hall style meeting in Keene today was spontaneous and chaotic. At times during about an hour of questioning he was able to provide some nuanced answers.  Several of the usual Keene suspects were there, and most of the questions were […]

99% Occupy My Town Square? What Do They Want!

99% Occupy My Town Square? What Do They Want!

[ 0 ] October 20, 2011

by Forrest Seymour www.forrestseymour.com Our town square is, as it should be, a place of gathering, the town common, nestled here in the hills of northern New England, painted now with the diverse colors of fall. Over the quarter century I’ve lived here our town has seen an ever changing pageant of social and political […]

Join Over 200k Others: Sign the Contract for the American Dream

[ 0 ] August 11, 2011

Rebuild the Dream’s Contract for American is worth a read and your signature.  Join over 200k and counting of our fellow citizens to show your support for a progressive agenda.  Go to- http://contract.rebuildthedream.com Here’s some of what the contract says… America is not broke America is rich – still the wealthiest nation ever. But too […]

Medicare for All?

Medicare for All?

[ 0 ] June 24, 2011

Medicare for All? by Forrest Seymour http://www.forrestseymour.com The web’s abuzz following news that a controversial study reports a third of employers may stop providing health insurance when elements of the Affordable Care Act go into effect in 2014.  Yet far from indicting ACA, as critics claim, this finding is in fact just one more endorsement […]