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  1. Part 2: Turning the “regionalization” argument on its head

    March 16, 2021

    At the November 18th Lebanon City Council meeting, several of the City Councilors who spoke in opposition to Upper Valley DSA’s Care Not Cops proposal alluded to Lebanon’s role as a regional hub in the Upper Valley in justifying the City’s massive…

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  2. You're (Not) on Your Own

    February 21, 2021

    The past week saw a devastating winter storm sweep Texas, plunging the state into darkness and cold as infrastructure failed and politicians stood by. We stand in solidarity with our Texan comrades, and encourage those with means to donate to the…

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  3. 2021 Lebanon Voter's Guide

    February 15, 2021

    Make Sure Your Voice is Heard. Lebanon City Voting is Tuesday March 9. This guide is prepared for the people of Lebanon by the Upper Valley DSA. We've gathered information from a number of official sources, to make it easier for you to cast your…

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  4. Gravitating towards a City budget where people come first

    November 29, 2020

    On November 18th, 2020, the Upper Valley DSA presented our Care Not Cops proposal to the Lebanon, NH City Council. The proposal is wide-ranging, but can be summarized by our central demand: reallocate 50% of the Lebanon Police Department budget to…

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  5. Open Letter about the Care Not Cops Presentation to Lebanon's City Council

    November 20, 2020

    The people of Lebanon have spoken. At the City Council meeting on November 18th, over 40 people responded to our CareNotCops proposal. Of that 40, around 30 were in favor. Some commenters brought their compassion and shared pleas for greater…

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  6. Organise

    November 4, 2020

    As the dust settles on the most contentious and bizarre national election in living memory, many of us are left with a profound dissatisfaction. Having been forced to choose between two elderly, white, male, sexual predators for the umpteenth time…

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