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…

PAGE Act Now: Say no to racist drug wars!

Action taken from Progress Action Global Exchange Just say no to racist drug wars. Jeff Sessions dealt a major blow to those working on criminal justice reform this week, as he ordered federal prosecutors to pursue mandatory minimum sentencing. From the ACLU: “Mandatory minimums are widely understood as racist, destructive to families and communities, and fundamentally…

Act Now: Climate Change is Real. Call the EPA and tell them so

Action taken from Rise Stronger CLIMATE CHANGE LANGUAGE REMOVED FROM WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE Just hours before demonstrators filled the streets for the People’s Climate march on Friday, April 28, the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate science website was taken down. The site, which explained what climate change is and described its causes and consequences, had existed…

Emergency Action: Comey Fired! Call Now for an Independent Investigation.

Action taken from 2 Hours a Week: With Comey’s firing, it’s time for rapid responses calling for an independent investigation into Trump and Russia. This is the time to work together so that justice is served! Call your Senators today! Phone Script: “Hello, I believe that the firing of FBI Director James Comey was a…

Act Now: 11 Days of Recess Started- Time to talk about Trumpcare

Action taken from Indivisible 11 days of recess started—this our chance. At this very moment, your Representatives are on flights back home to your district. Over the next week they’ll be holding fundraisers and working out of their district offices. As of today, only five members of Congress have scheduled town halls. It doesn’t matter…

Act Now: You do not have a #License to discriminate!

Actiont taken from the ACLU Action Alert We just got word that President Trump has resurrected his outrageously misnamed “religious freedom” executive order and plans to sign it on Thursday (4th of May). We still have time to act before Trump signs the order. Send a message directly to the White House to declare your opposition….

Art Resist: Aleppo by Beth Stevenson

Aleppo By Beth Stevenson   Aleppo. City of my grandfather. Of you, I know very little. Photos, there are none. I am left with only what I constructed In my imagination, Of the Jewish quarter, the narrow streets, And food he must have eaten there, The smell of Allspice filling the air. His many brothers…

Act Now: Trumpcare is back. Keep calling.

Action taken from What Do I Do About Trump. Over the past weekend Paul Ryan has targeted moderate Republicans in the House to sway on a renewed repeal effort.mYour call is especially crucial if you’re from one of these states, where moderate Republicans are receiving direct solicitation from Paul Ryan and Mike Pence. Tell your…

Resistance Q&A with the Progressive Americans Action League, Norway

This Resistance Q&A is with the Progressive Americans Action League working in Oslo Norway. What is the story behind how your Hub began? Who is involved and what motivated you to begin it? I started up Progressive Americans Action League (PAAL) two days after the U.S. election.  I felt there needed to be more grassroots organizing…

How to: Make the Call!

By Alexandra Dufresne. This article was originally published in Yale News on 1 February 2017, and has been reposted with permission of the author Alexandra Dufresne.  You are smart, hard-working and creative.  You care about people. Perhaps you are heartbroken by what is happening to your country. But maybe you are majoring in biology, English…

Act Now: #100daysresistingabroad

#100daysresistingabroad. For 100 days we have worked hard from overseas to protect the rights and values of justice, equality and diversity. There is much more work to come, but on the 29th of Abril, the 100th day of Resistance, we will take a moment and reflect on all that we have accomplished and recharge for…

I’m a Foreigner Here Myself

By Karen McCann. This article, I’m a Foreigner Here Myself, was orginally published in the blog Enjoy Living Abroad. An Expat Travels the World on the 3 of October 2017 and is shared and republished on Americans Resisting Overseas with permission of the author, an ally of ARO, Karen McCann. Many thanks to Karen for…