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A Decent Proposal – An Open Letter To CEO’s Everywhere

By | April 4th, 2017|Activism, Corporate Influence, Open Letters, Perspectives|

Dear CEO's, I think you owe me some money. I know that you feel all proud of the fact that you do your work for free, taking no salary at all, but let's stop pretending okay? You are the wealthiest people on the planet, and while I do appreciate the occasional civic center, and ball [...]

A letter to Representative David Rouzer

By | March 28th, 2017|Activism, Health Care, North Carolina, Open Letters|

Tina Ericson - RISE Together NC Member and contributor Dear Congressman Rouzer, I know you have a very busy schedule these days with travel to the Mexican border and hearing from your other family in West Virginia, but I thought you might be interested in a kid from North Carolina and his family. [...]


By | March 12th, 2017|Activism, North Carolina, Open Letters|

Dear Senator Tillis, As a leader in the nascent protest movement that has risen up against what we see as nothing less than an onslaught against our very democracy, I want to take a moment to clarify exactly what it is that I ask of you. One of President Trump’s first moves during the transition [...]