Art Resist: Portraits of LOVE by Photographer Elainea Emmott

On the 26 of March, the Women´s March on London organized an event to stand together at the Westminster Bridge to honor the victims and send a message of solidarity instead of fear to the world, writing “We stand together in grief for those who have died. We stand together in support of those who are injured. We stand…

Act Now: Day of Dinners on 25th of June!

On June 25th, thousands of people all over the U.S. will open their hearts and homes to start a new conversation about the country we want and the future we’re working for. The Women’s March network is unique because you are committed to digging deeper, having daring discussions and listening to each other in new…

This is What Democracy Looks Like! American Expats for Positive Change

By Tanya Halkyard, Robyn Murgio, and Elizathen Farren. American Expats for Positive Change (AEPC) was founded in London last November in the wake of Trump’s election. On November 9, one of the founders of AEPC, Robyn Murgio, woke up feeling defeated, scared, exhausted from staying up until 6 am watching election returns and powerless living…

Act Now: Do you speak a second language? Phone Bank for Ossoff!

Phone Bank! Ossoff Campaign! The Ossoff campaign is looking for speakers of the following languages to join phone back efforts before the 20th. Jon Ossoff is the Democrat running in Georgia’s Sixth District during the Special Election which will be Tuesday, June 20th. To read about what it means, and why it matters, click here….

A Really Big Tent: Why the Resistance Should Focus on Fundraising

By Alexandra Dufresne. Raising money for nonprofits in the U.S. is one the most concrete and effective resistance actions Americans at home and abroad can take. So why are we often so reluctant to fundraise? What if we thought about fundraising a little differently? I recently joined a cross-country network of Americans working to resist Trump-era…

Art Resist: JustFolk Records “Anthem for the Resistance”

The song, COMA TONIGHT, featured in this week´s Art Resist section, comes from the group JustFolk. The vocal track was recorded in Barcelona; the lead guitar in Ibiza, Spain; bass in St. Paul, MN; keyboard and backup vocals in Helena, MT. The song, COMA TONIGHT is one of 10 songs on JustFolk´s forthcoming album called…

PAGE Act Now: Get Local on Climate

This action has been taken from Progressive Global Action Exchange. President Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement, but we already knew that we couldn’t count on Trump for climate action. The good news is that this is spurring local groups to act on climate. 187 mayors have vowed to uphold commitments to the…

Trump Budget Plan Spells Trouble for Latin America Security Cooperation

By James Bargent The article was originally published on the 24th of May in the publication Insight Crime.  US President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2018 is a clear demonstration of his security priorities and policy plans that will spark concern and anxiety among key strategic US partners in the country’s efforts against organized crime…

Act Now: Tell 45 to Support #Paris Agreement

What: A TWEETSTORM to Tell 45 to keep the US in the Paris Climate Agreement. When: May 30 at 11am GMT / 12 noon CET Why: The Paris Agreement is the backbone of international action to tackle the greatest challenge facing our civilization: climate change. Donald Trump is considering withdrawing from the agreement, standing with…

Now on! Democrats Abroad Launches Resistance Teams in Colombia

By DACO Resistance Team Colombia “I believe this is a moment in time almost unlike any other that is requiring us to fight for ideals. In terms of what everybody can do, the letter writing, the phone calling, the emails, the marches are making a difference. We cannot tire; there is too much at stake……

Art Resist: Rome Resists by photographer Valentina Vella

Photo by photographer, Valentina Vella, Rome Italy. Taken at the resistance mobilizations in Rome, led by Americans resistance groups such as American Expats for Positive Change, Women’s March Rome, amongst others, on the 23rd of May, when Trump visited the Vatican.  #GlobalStreetResist #RomeResists

PAGE Act Now: For Chocolate and Climate!

This action is taken from Progressive Action Global Exchange. What: Social media campaign For Chocolate and Climate! Organized by: Progressive Action, Global Exchange (PAGE)- Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire When: Thursday, May 25 at 11:00 am EST (18h GMT) The international resistance hub, PAGE-Abidjan, is organizing a social media campaign pressuring Hershey’s to publicly denounce President Donald Trump’s harmful…