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Sunday, April 30, 2017
Ilana Novick
Boycott, Trump

May Day, Reinvigorated To Fight Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies

Events are planned nationwide. In Houston, Texas, workers and allies will gather and wear red for a morning rally and march. In California (Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento), there are multiple marches occurring throughout the day and even after 5pm, for those unable to strike during work hours. Also on the West Coast, in Vancouver, Washington, local chapters of the ACLU and Indivisible groups are meeting for a march and rally, also after the workday.

April 29, 2017
Women's Marchers

What You Need To Know About April 29th’s Climate March

On April 29th, President Trump will be forgoing his usual jaunt to Florida in favor of a Pennsylvania rally commemorating 100 days in office. Trump’s tweets claim it will be a “big” rally, but in reality he will face stiff competition from tens of thousands of Americans descending on Washington, D.C., for the second People’s Climate March. Its timing serves as both a rebuke to that grim milestone, as well as a national message from Americans concerned that the president’s agenda will exacerbate climate change.

April 28, 2017
Women's March

3 Big Anti-Trump Marches Coming Up: Tax March, Science March, Climate March

Don’t put away that protest sign or cut down on the calls to Congress just yet. The Trump administration has more fuel for the resistance fire, shocking Americans back into action just in time for three anti-Trump marches scheduled this month.

April 13, 2017
Bannon

An Activist Built A Website To Help Renters Avoid Giving Money To Jared Kushner

Activists have targeted Donald Trump’s vision of himself as a successful businessman by staging boycotts of his and his daughter Ivanka’s companies. But while “the name Trump is easy to find,” as C. Brooks points out, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s business tentacles are spread more covertly than his father-in-law’s, though just as widely.

April 11, 2017
Wisconsin recount

Elections Matter: How To Bring Blue State Energy To Winnable Red State Elections

In the meantime, Sister District encourages groups to use non-election time to follow groups like Indivisible for advice on meeting with their members of Congress, or focus on fighting for or against specific legislation or specific issues when there is not a campaign toward which they can direct their energy. The best part, she said, is that “I haven’t seen people let up with the growth and establishment of resistance groups… it’s not coming from the Democratic Party, but it is coming from groups like mine.”

March 21, 2017
Women's March, A Day Without Women

How To Participate In The ‘Day Without A Woman’ Strike

You can attend a rally before or after work, wear red, decline to shop, or decline to perform unpaid labor if taking the day off from paid labor is not an option.

March 8, 2017
Trumpcare, Health Care, Republicans, Trump/Ryan, Middle Class, Safety Net, GOP

Here’s Why Republicans Have No Idea What They’re Doing

The Republican Party spent the last 8 years being the party of opposition. Now, when it comes to crafting policy rather than opposing the Democrats, the Republican Party has no idea what it’s doing.

March 7, 2017
Muslim Ban, Immigrant

Trump Rolls Out New Muslim Travel Ban

The rollout of the order will occur over two weeks, perhaps in an effort to avoid the chaos and confusion of — and fierce opposition to — the previous plan’s same-day implementation.

March 6, 2017
Democrats struggling to stem the tide

From Protests To The Polls, Democrats Rebuild The Party Through Local Elections

The anti-Trump resistance faced the first of many post-Trump electoral tests this past week, with Democrats fighting for four state senate seats, one in Delaware and three in Connecticut.

March 3, 2017
Town Halls, Activists

Activists Turn Up The Heat On Congressional Republicans

According to a coalition of advocacy groups, including MoveOn.org and the Working Families Party, an estimated 40,000 people attended town hall meetings in 300 cities and 49 states around the country last week.

March 1, 2017
Obamacare, ACA

Study: 43,000 Americans Could Die Because Of Obamacare Repeal

As researchers David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler explain, “The biggest and most definitive study of what happens to death rates when Medicaid coverage is expanded found that for every 455 people who gained coverage across several states, one life was saved per year. Applying that figure to even a conservative estimate of 20 million losing coverage in the event of an ACA repeal yields an estimate of 43,956 deaths annually.”

January 24, 2017
Women's March

After The March: How To Take Action In Trump’s First 100 Days

On Saturday we marched. This week, the work continues. Multiple progressive groups will continue to issue specific calls to actions, call scripts, and meeting guidelines for various appointments and legislation in the coming days. Get ready. The Resistance is a marathon, not a sprint.

January 24, 2017
Anti-Trump, Protesters, Trump Inauguration

5 Things You Can Do To Resist Trump Before Inauguration Day

With less than a week until Inauguration Day, many Americans have a busy schedule of crying and looking at slideshows of President Obama. But much like George W. Bush reminded America when he wanted us to go shopping again after 9/11, we can’t let the terrorists win. Grab a phone, a pair of comfortable shoes, and some friends. It’s time to put the pressure on.

January 14, 2017
Women's march on Washington

6 Ways Women Are Already Resisting Donald Trump

The biggest and most well-known way women are objecting to Trump is the Women’s March on Washington, but women are leading the resistance in many other ways from a teen magazine that called out Trump when the rest of the media still dealt in false equivalencies to a flood of Planned Parenthood donations made in Mike Pence’s name.

December 30, 2016
Rudolph Giuliani boasted about "a few surprises" two days before Comey letter

Rudy Giuliani Sees Dead People – Voting

Rudy Giuliani must be able to communicate with the dead telling Jake Tapper “I’m sorry, dead people generally vote for Democrats rather than Republicans.”

October 18, 2016
Members of the Muslim community pray in a mosque in Marseille during an open day weekend for mosques in France, January 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes At Highest Levels Since 9/11

Analyzing crime data from researchers at the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernadino found that hate crimes against American Muslims were up 78 percent in 2015. Attacks against those perceived as Arab rose even more.

September 19, 2016