Climate Change = Increases in Demagoguery, Nationalism, Authoritarianism, Violence, and Cruelty

Reading time: 9 minutes!?! OUCH! There are lots of heading, though, so you can skip around and find the juiciest most interesting parts.
Climate change news just keeps getting worse. And, until we reach some kind of happy equilibrium — that’s a population of about 500,00 human beings, BTW — with planet earth, it probably will just keep getting worse, too. I mean, as bad as it is right now, when billions of people begin dying, that will be worse. So, what happens when the worst happens? Unfortunately, even more bad stuff: violence and cruelty

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Your Call List for Your MoC for the Climate Change and Notorious RBG Edition for the Week of Sunday 25 August 2019

Reading time: 13 minutes, but don’t worry, the issues sections are 1 to 2 minutes each and easily located by heading.

It’s been a big week with Notorious RBG’s health scaring all of us, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber freaking out all over the world’s stage, the world literally burning, and tariffs. We cover it all here in this week’s weekly call list. It gives you something positive you can do to help, which at least will help you cope with your stress and nerves.

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Can We Prevent Mass Shootings By Preventing Suicide? | FiveThirtyEight

Reading time: 3 minutes

Red flag laws have become the new bump stock bans which became the new large-capacity magazine ban which became the new enhanced background checks which became the new assault weapons ban. So, if you’re feeling slightly dizzy and nauseous like we’ve whirled right past this one, too, already, well, I understand. But, red flag laws might have the magic of being the best of both worlds: preventing suicides and mass shootings! This article from FiveThirtyEight.com explains it all and still manages to shoot gun reform laws in the dick!

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Open Carry, the Ultimate Gaslighting Technique

Reading time: 3 minutes
Is an armed society a more polite society? Hell no. Of course you should worry about seeing a white man armed in a public place. Haven’t nearly every mass shooter been an armed white man in a public place? For the open carry folks to claim that we should trust them to be the good guy with the gun is the ultimate in gaslighting.

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Your Call Your MoC for the Week of Sunday 18 August: Steve King, Sister Lindsey’s Asylum Bill, SNAP, Guns, and SO MUCH MORE!

Reading Time: 5 minutes (but heavily divided by headings so you can find the information you want fast!)
If it’s Sunday, it’s time to dust off and update your list of issues to call your MoC about. If you find it as confusing as I do to keep up with the multitude of issues that pour through my social media and across my screen, then maybe this list of five super important issues will be helpful

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