Act Now! Participate in the Ides of Trump! 

1. Write one postcard. Write a dozen! Create your own cards, buy them, share them, it doesn’t matter as long as you write #TheIdes or #TheIdesOfTrump on them somewhere. 2. Take a picture of your cards and post them on social media (tagged with #TheIdesOfTrump or #TheIdes, please). This will help us verify our numbers….

Act Now: Global Town Hall with Rep Keith Ellison!

Americans Resisting Overseas is a non-partisan platform, but for those Democrats outside the USA, Democrats Abroad is a real thing, with real political power, and real representatives who have a responsibility to hear our voices from overseas. This Friday March 17th at 9am Eastern, we, Americans living overseas, will have a unique chance to be included…

Act now: Speak out against Republicare!

Speak out against Republicare! This week the ACA replacement bill was pushed through both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Ways and Means committee. While estimates differ, most indicate as many as 15 million Americans could lose coverage. Learn more! This New York Times article offers an easy broken down comparison of the two bills and this map give comparisons…

Act Now: Fight the Muslim Ban!

A new Muslim Ban has been signed, which means it’s time once again to gear up to fight. Read an annotated version of the executive order here, and then call or skype the Capitol Hill Switchboard at 202-224-3121 and use the script below from The Revolutionary Love Project to ask your members of Congress (MoC) to take a public stand…

Participating in Women’s Day from Overseas? Resisterhood in Colombia has you covered.

By Resisterhood Medellin (Women´s March on Washington, Sister group). International Women’s Day (Wednesday, March 8th) celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women. This year, it has also become a symbol for the International Women’s Strike, drawing in allies from 30 countries, including the Women’s March on Washington, calling on a Day Without…

Cubans told me as an American, “Welcome to the world.”

“We declare that democracy is not compatible with oligarchies or Ku Klux Klan or executions such as those of Rosenbergs. We declare that democracy does not reside only in votes, which have too often been manipulated by politicians and latifundistas. This is only a farce, not democracy.” – Fidel Castro 1960 By Emma Galvin. I’m…

Act Now: Defend Net Neutrality

You might have heard a lot of talk recently about Net Neutrality, which has come under fire once again by the new Federal Communications Commission chairman, Ajit Pai who calls equal access to the web “a mistake.” Still confused on what it is and why it’s important? Here’s a basic overview from the Wall Street…

How to: Know-your-rights when you enter the USA

Over the past several weeks more and more people have been detained at US airports in the wake of the Muslim ban. The radical immigration backlash is impacting everyone including American citizens and visa holders. So far Muhammad Ali’s son was detained and asked if he was a Muslim at an airport, Mem Fox, a famous Australian…

Act now: Resistance rally in response to address to Congress

This Tuesday, February 28, Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time, with a speech authored by White House advisor Stephen Miller — the man who helped draft the Muslim ban. A resistance rally will be held at 6pm ET outside of the White House, co-sponsored by Moveon.Org and Food &…

Act Now: Fight back against Trump’s anti-trans discrimination!

Fight back against Trump’s anti-trans discrimination! On Wednesday, the Trump administration rescinded Title IX protections for trans students, which had been expanded under President Obama to include the right of transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. While supporters of this act, say it is for protection as a reminder, to date there…