September 18, 2017

Announcement: Board of Directors Meeting (on Sept. 21, 2017)

The recently elected Governing Board of ORMN will hold a special organizational board-only meeting to attend to some internal business enabling the transition from the former Acting Board to occur and to enable its efforts toward a more inclusive board membership. This meeting will occur on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 8pm CST. To promptly accomplish this with good stewardship …

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September 18, 2017

Founding Convention Presentation: “Health Care for All Minnesotans”

One of the outstanding presentations from this past weekend’s Founding Convention — “Health Care for All Minnesotans — was given by Anne Jones and MN Sen. John Marty (District 66). Many of Our Revolution MN’s members have asked for the slides to be made available. So please view the presentation below for yourself: Download

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September 16, 2017

Founding Convention: Board Election Results

Congratulations to our first elected Board of Directors! District 1 Nancy Adams Kym Wentzell District 2 Kevin Shannon Roger Kittelson District 3 Governor Thomas District 4 Michael Bearfoot Rod Halvorson District 5 Erika Onsrud Janet Kitui District 6 Kevin Carpenter District 7 Shawn Olson Joshua Melgaard District 8 Michael Mayou Kathryn Wegner Update: By consensus, the newly-elected Board has selected …

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September 12, 2017

Founding Convention: Parking, Dining & Lodging Tips

UPDATE: We’ve expanded Saturday’s agenda, due to the incredible response from progressives across the state! Click here to see the Convention Agenda. Location: AAAA Theater 618 Broadway Alexandria, MN 56308 The Alexandria area, like many cities in rural lake country, gets much of its traffic during the summer months. There are a few events in town this weekend, so we …

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July 27, 2017

Save the Date: Our Revolution MN Founding Convention

In 2016, Sen. Bernie Sander’s historic campaign for president planted the seed of renewed hope in progressives throughout our country, while reminding us that “real change never comes from the top down, [but] always from the bottom up.” Today, Our Revolution continues Bernie’s work to nurture and grow the future of progressive politics in Minnesota and throughout the country. Join …

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July 9, 2017

DFL City Convention Results: Minneapolis

Progressive candidates in Minneapolis have just SWEPT their 2017 DFL City Convention! We want to send our heartfelt congratulations to the candidates as well as their tireless campaign teams. Here are the results. Park Board District 1: Chris Meyer (ENDORSED) Park Board District 2: Kale Severson (ENDORSED) Park Board District 3: No endorsement after 2 ballots Park Board District 4: …

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April 17, 2017

EDayVoteMN: Environmental Vote and Governor’s Straw Poll

Make sure your voice is heard! In conjunction with EdayVoteMN.com, we’re inviting you to participate in a unique opportunity to demonstrate Our Revolution MN’s electoral influence – the 1st Minnesota Election Day for the Environment. How, you ask? EdayVoteMN is offering an online poll centered around environmental issues for the Minnesota Governor’s race. Vote online now until Earth Day (April …

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March 26, 2017

Europe’s New Deal

by Steve Tuckner (Comm/Tech Committee) Europe is falling apart. First there was Brexit. Next it might be Italexit or Frexit. Country by country the far right has captured the imagination of the voters because national governments have abdicated their economic policy to an unelected European elite. In an attempt to pull Europe back from the breach, a new organization has …

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March 20, 2017

Minnesota Data Practices Training

Thanks to everyone who attended Our Revolution MN’s session on March 20th: “Minnesota Data Practices Training”. Other training sessions will follow around the state! Anne Gomez set the stage for us as participants in the Minnesota Data Practices Training. We came as individuals with an intellectual challenge and — in an instant — she drew us together in the emotional …

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March 19, 2017

Bots for a Better World: Text Resist to 50409

by Colin Lee ResistBot is the best new tech tool for civic engagement. It’s so simple: Text the word “resist” to 50409 (without quotes.) A very well-written software program will text you back. In the span of only four to six one-line SMS messages, you will have sent a fax to each of your U.S. Senators and your Congressperson. It …

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