I’m Not Uncomfortable Enough: How American Expats Can Dive Deeper Pt. I

Our newsfeeds bring us a different calamity every week. The corruption of the DNC is old news, there has been more violence against transgender people this year than any other year, more evidence surfaces of international corporate corruption, and with Russian Facebook pages organizing dueling protests in the USA, it can become easy, if not…

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…

Network of Americans Overseas Release 2017 Report on Participation from Abroad

A network of international organizations has launched a report, Citizenship Participation of Americans Living Outside the United States, celebrating the achievements of overseas activism in 2017 and reflecting on the role of Americans living overseas in exercising political participation from around the globe. Without a doubt the United States is living a historic moment, and…

Can Teens in Florida Upend Politics? It Happened in Chile.

Republished from Americas Quarterly BY BRENDAN O’BOYLE Fed-up high schoolers walk out of class and take to the streets. Their frustration puts a single issue at the top of the political agenda, and laws change, accomplishing what years of public debate couldn’t. The students get older and take their activism to universities. Young, charismatic leaders become…

Save the Arctic Campaign

By Renee Andersen, Progressive Americans Action League Progressive Americans Action League (PAAL), an affiliate of Progressive Action Global Exchange (PAGE), has been working on the Save the Arctic campaign by supporting Greenpeace Norway and the climate lawsuit heading to the Oslo district court this month. For the first time in 20 years, the Norwegian government…

Tell us how 2017 has been for you!

As the year is winding down, Americans Resisting Overseas is working with action groups around the world to find out the biggest successes and challenges of reaching decision-makers from overseas. ARO is working with a committee of active groups in different countries to collect information via a survey and then compile the results in an…

Trumpinocchio

By James, Brighton UK Trumpinocchio couldn’t work out how everyone knew he was lying about fake news…

Protesters in Tokyo hold anti-Trump rally

This article is republished from NHK World on the 5th of November 2017.  It features the actions of American organizations mobilizing from Japan.  Protesters in Tokyo have held a rally to oppose US President Donald Trump’s policy on North Korea. About 100 people gathered in the capital’s Shibuya district on Sunday, when Trump arrived in…

Why Americans in Germany need to call their members of Congress

By Alexandra Dufresne This article was originally published in the German publication, The Local de on the 12th of October 2017, and has been republished with permission from its author. More and more Americans are being empowered to send in op-eds to their local papers, overseas! Read and be inspired. OPINION: Just because you live on…

Equator Banks, Act!

A global coalition of organizations invites you to support a Global Call to Action on the 91 Equator Banks to stop financing climate disaster projects and to respect Indigenous Peoples’ rights. If you join us, you will be one of 37,000+ individuals and 200+ groups to do so! What is it? This October, over ninety…

2017 IS an Election Year

By Caren Holzman American Expats for Positive Change EVERY year is the U.S. an election year…2017 is no exception. Yet the big push is the Get Out the Vote for the 2018 elections. It seems as if everyone is fixated on the midterms. Yet, we are missing out on a momentous opportunity—voting in local and…