Clairemont Democratic Club

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Mar 8 – Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.

Sunday, March 8, 5pm for 5:45pm start

Home of Rhoda Quate
3170 Chicago St, San Diego, 92117 (map)

Please RSVP here.

Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill. Yet it goes on, almost entirely unchallenged.

As Andersen approaches leaders in the environmental movement, he increasingly uncovers what appears to be an intentional refusal to discuss the issue of animal agriculture, while industry whistleblowers and watchdogs…

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Sign Petition to Establish a “Democracy Day” Holiday


democracyday520Coming off an Election Day with extremely low voter turnout, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Friday that he will introduce legislation to make Election Day a national holiday. “In America, we should be celebrating our democracy and doing everything possible to make it easier for people to participate in the political process. Election Day should be a national holiday so that everyone has the time and opportunity to vote. While this would not be a cure-all, it would indicate a national commitment to create a more vibrant democracy,” said Sanders, who was not on the ballot on Tuesday.

In Vermont, only 43.7 percent of registered voters cast ballots, the worst turnout on record, according to an Associated Press analysis. Nationwide, preliminary indications are that the total turnout was only 36.6 percent, according to the United States Elections Project at the University of Florida. The big drop-off from presidential election years…

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Oct 1 – League of Women Voters Candidates Reception & Forum


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The League of Women Voters of San Diego
invites you to attend a
Meet the Candidates Reception and Forum
for the following positions to be decided with the November 4 election:

  • State Senate, Districts 36, 38 and 40;
  • State Assembly, Districts 71, 77, 78 and 79;
  • San Diego City Council, District 6;
  • San Diego Community College, Districts A and E;
  • Superior Court Judge, Office 25; and
  • San Diego Unified School Board, Area B.

Wednesday, October 1, 6 – 8 pm

Hall of Champions in Balboa Park

Moderated by Carl Luna, PhD
Professor of Political Science, San Diego Mesa College

  • Candidates will each make two minute introductory statements.
  • Time will be provided to network and ask questions of candidates in an informal atmosphere.
  • Forum will follow League of Women Voters protocols.
  • Light refreshments will be served.
  • The public is invited.

If you have questions, please call Jeanne Brown, LWVSD…

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Sep 21 – People’s Climate March San Diego

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Mrt3QIi9_400x400On September 21st people from around the nation will come together in an unprecedented citizen mobilization for the People’s Climate March in New York City. As world leaders meet at the United Nations climate change summit, hundreds of thousands of marchers will demand the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the ravages of climate change; a world with good jobs, clean air and water, and healthy communities. Other marches will take place around the world as we collectively call on our leaders to act on climate change.

A growing coalition of San Diego organizations and individuals are working together to ensure that our local leaders know that San Diegans are also watching, and we too demand climate action now. We are working to bring hundreds of San Diegans together for the People’s…

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Aug 8 – Satirical Songwriter Roy Zimmerman Returns to San Diego!


What: Satirical Songwriter Roy Zimmerman Returns to San Diego!
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When: Friday, August 8 at 7:00pm

Where:Private venue in Clairemont, San Diego, address provided with prepaid reservation

Martha Sullivan is organizing this event, in a new venue in Clairemont. Not much time left to reserve your seats for this GREAT evening of political satire, musicianship and camaraderie a week from this Friday, Aug 8!

The venue is outside with wine, beer and soft drinks available with a donation bucket, or BYOB. Chairs provided. Doors open at 7p.

Roy Zimmerman is a satirical songwriter in the Tom Lehrer/Phil Ochs tradition. He tours almost constantly, taking his funny songs about fracking, creationism, marijuana laws, government shutdown, same-sex marriage, guns, taxes and abstinence across the country, often playing in some of the least Progressive places in America for the most Progressive people there – the “Blue Dots” he calls them.

Women Occupy San Diego’s…

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