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…

Foreign Feelings on Trump

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes Sophia is a 16-year-old high school student from New Jersey who is currently doing her study abroad in Panama. ***This is a series of interviews with young people throughout the world. The text you will read consists of direct uncensored quotes from interviewees. That being said, the views and opinions expressed in this…

Act Now: Standing Rock Goes to Europe, 20th of May! Here’s How You Can Help!

From the 20th of May, five Standing Rock native defenders will be travelling to over ten European cities on the first ever Stand Up With Standing Rock European Tour to strengthen alliances in opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline and other fossil fuel projects on their territories. The tour supports two strategies of the movement- a broad…

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: Join Italy, Israel and Belgium in Shouting Trump Not Welcome!

We all know by now that Trump’s first foreign trips will be to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy. Trump will visit the Vatican in Rome, have a NATO meeting in Brussels, and with Prime Minister in Israel. But what you might not know about are the hundreds resisting overseas, who are working together to protest these…

Overseas Resistance Technology: Call Congress with Free App Stance!

By TakeAStanceUS Americans Resisting Overseas, recognizing the extra challenges that overseas resisters face in getting in touch with their MOCs, will over the course of the summer feature several of the hottest resistance apps that specifically support our work outside the USA! Enjoy this article as part of our Overseas Tech Resistance Series!  Calling your representatives…

Resistance Q&A with PAGE Senegal

This Resistance Q&A features the Progressive Action Global Exchange’s Senegal branch. What is the story behind how your action hub began?  A large group of mainly expatriates got together in Dakar to watch the results on election night, and as the results started coming in the atmosphere quickly changed from jubilation to shock and dismay….

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…