Pan Morigan and I have been on the road since January, 2011 promoting my novel, Redwood and Wildfire, and her album, Wild Blue. We've met great people everywhere. The 99% are working hard. We are appreciating all the Good News!
We enjoyed going to vote on Tuesday and electing a progressive Mayor in Northampton. We were thrilled to hear that voters elected a 22-year-old, progressive, gay mayor in Holyoke, MA, rejected personhood at inception, and re-elected mayors (highly) supportive of the arts in Philadelphia, Houston, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Charlotte, Baltimore, Carmel, IN, and Charleston, SC.
The Senate voted down the resolution that would have shuttered the open Internet.
The U.S. State Department will delay making a final decision on the tar sands Keystone XL pipeline pending a new environmental review.
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Respect for Marriage Act.
In a guest Blog, I shout out praises to Aqueduct and Aqueductistas at The Rejectionist. I end that Blog with: Here’s to the 99% writing the future.