A Tribute to Dorli Rainey

Courage & Grace Under Fire

“I was born a protestor … My mother had to go to the school a lot and talk to the principal.”


Dorli has long been a proponent of green technology and renewable resources. Here, she offers to volunteer for the Jill Stein for president campaign.

The Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is an emergency four part program of specific solutions for moving America quickly out of crisis into the secure green future.  » read more

August 25th, 2012

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Dorli Rainey speaks at Ground Zero Center for Non-Violence in Poulsbo Washington on August 4, 2012 for their event “Inconvenient Truth”

August 5th, 2012

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Dorli Rainey Portrait

Seattle Mayor Mike McGuinn issued a statement of apology the next day [after the pepper spray incident November 2011], but Dorli then and now hasn’t been impressed.

“We spoke very briefly, and I told him that he is not in charge of what is going on,  » read more

July 16th, 2012

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Celebrating thirty-five years of nonviolent resistance to the Trident nuclear weapons system, Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action will honor two of its co-founders, Jim and Shelley Douglass, who will speak at its annual August event at the Ground Zero Center in Kitsap County,  » read more

July 14th, 2012

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The following report in the Capital Hill Times shows the difference in how the Seattle police are now dealing with protests and protesters.  One activist believes it is because of how the police were shamed by what happened to Dorli Rainey last November.  » read more

July 6th, 2012

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Encourages young people to get more active

Original post by: Paul K. Haeder | Down to Earth NW Correspondent | 30 June 2012

Small in stature, quiet in voice, a bit road weary,  » read more

July 3rd, 2012

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by John Hudson | Nov 16, 2011 | The Atlantic Wire

The new face of the youth-fueled Occupy Wall Street movement is none other than an 84-year-old woman who’s spent her life crusading for liberal causes.  » read more

June 29th, 2012

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Update: Greenpeace, the Yes Lab and members of the Occupy Wall Street movement are claiming responsibility to the series of hoaxes on Shell Oil.

“This experience shows that a few energized people can compete with the billions that Shells spends on advertising and lobbying,” James Turner,  » read more

June 29th, 2012

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Dorli Rainey Portrait

May 24, 2012 | by Lia Grainger | This Magazine
Among the rebels

Perhaps the most iconic representation of Occupy violence is the November 15 photograph of the dripping, pepper-sprayed face of Dorli Rainey, an 84-year-old lifelong activist in Seattle.  » read more

June 29th, 2012

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Dorli Rainey Portrait

http://www.voterocky.org/crackdown

From the petition sent to President Obama…

Dear President Obama:

Four years ago, you promised you would not use federal resources to arrest and incarcerate people for growing, selling, or using marijuana for medical purposes in states that have legalized medical marijuana.  » read more

June 29th, 2012

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