NC Pastor Charles ‘put gays behind electric fence to die’ Worley Now Under Media Microscope

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 9:15 am

It’s nice to see this outlandish man exposed on national media. As I blogged yesterday, Pastor Charles Worley of Providence Road Baptist Church in Maiden, NC recently told his congregation during a sermon that his solution to dealing with LGBTs is to send them to concentration camps to starve to death. Here’s more media coverage and videos.

Tonight’s Webinar: Occupy Finance, Funraising and Money Management

By: Wednesday May 2, 2012 1:00 pm

Tonight’s Occupy Supply Skill Share will feature a discussion on Finance in the Occupy Movement with FDL’s Edwin M. Walker. Ed will go over some of the best practices from different Occupy Finance Working Groups and some simple ideas your Occupation can use to start creating revenue streams to become more self sufficient.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Wade Rathke, Global Grassroots: Perspectives on International Organizing

By: Sunday April 15, 2012 1:59 pm

While writing a book about ACORN, I got to know Wade Rathke, spending dozens of hours hanging out with him, interviewing him, e-mailing back and forth, interviewing friends and enemies, and literally following Rathke as he worked. In an age of stylish cynicism, whatever else you might say about Wade, he believes in the basic goodness of people, our capacity for empathy, kindness, and caring. These traits are expressed not only through individual acts with his family and friends; but also with strangers, especially those who inhabit the squalid urban communities across the globe–the people ignored by the public officials and exploited by the rich and powerful.

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Upcoming FDL Book Salons

Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam: Inside Dalia Dippolito’s Plot to Kill
Chat with Mark Ebner about his new book. Hosted by Beth Karas.

Sunday, April 20, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
The Gulf of Tonkin Events – Fifty Years Later: A Footnote to the History of the Vietnam War
Chat with John White about his new book. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah J. Nelson.