Act Now: RESISTANCE SUMMER COMMUNITY COOKOUTS

Looking for ways to turn your overseas Fourth of July cookouts into a way to keep resisting? Try registering your celebrations as a Resistance Summer Community Cookout with MoveOn.Org. Since November, Americans have been engaged in nonstop peaceful resistance to the dangerous rhetoric and actions of the Trump administration and the GOP. Millions of us…

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…

Art Resist: Choose Love, Photos by Elainea Emmott

Photos by London photographer Elainea Emmott On the 4th of June, at the Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park, London UK, the Women´s March on London held a vigil for the victims of the Manchester and London terror attacks. We asked women of all and no faiths to join together to call for equality, dignity, and peace;…

WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN RESISTANCE: ROME by Karen McCann

This piece is by blogger and activist Karen McCann, who has launched the Women of the American Resistance series where she features the great work of women activists around the world. Women of the American Resistance: Rome, is the second video in the series and was originally published on the 17th of June 2017, and…

Israel Resists!

By Rachel Druck. For those of us living abroad, the feelings of shock, sadness, and outrage that have become such a regular part of post-election life are often compounded by feelings of isolation. While Americans living in the United States were shaken by the results of the election and could turn to each other for…

Act Now: Reunite Nathalie and her baby Emma!

Baby Emma and Nathalie, Colombians, had only been living in America for two months when Emma was taken away from Nathalie by Emma’s American father and his family using false accusations. Nathalie is now fighting to regain custody of baby, Emma, who is only five months old. Nathalie loves being with Emma and she knows…

Art Resist: Message to a woman. Art where it is least expected

untitled Photo taken by SC Yeowoo. Public Restroom Madrid, Spain “Mirate, mujer. No estás hecha para depender. Nadie debe ser la piedra que te arrastre al fondo y no te deje salir a flote. Eres guapa, eres lista, eres fuerte. Tú eres la dueña de tu vida y tu destino.” “Look into yourself, woman. You…

National Senate Call-In day 6.14.17

It is important that we continue to keep pressure on our Members of Congress.  MoveOn.org Washington Director, Ben Winkler, announced that phone calls to U.S. senators are down to pre-Trump levels. With everything that is going on from TrumpCare # 3 to TrumpGate, we have to keep calling! With that in mind, on June 14…

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…