Art Resist: When Fiction is Fact

When Fiction is Fact Nothing feels real on the news these days. Maybe it’s an alternative reality. Or people are trying to create one. By, K. Providence, RI Do you use Art to Resist? If you have a drawing, video, poem, photo, short story or other artistic act of resistance you would like to share contact americansresistingoverseas@gmail.com.

Identifying with a Country that Turns Me Away

By Ximena Restrepo. Donald Trump is #NotMyPresident.   But, since I’m not even an American citizen that is a bit of an obvious statement. I’m Colombian, so my president is a wealthy man from a wealthy family, named Juan Manuel Santos, destined to govern long before he was ever born. I don’t know much about him,…

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….

How to: Push a floundering Democratic Party Forward from Overseas

On February 25, the Democratic National Convention elected Obama Secretary of Labor Tom Perez as DNC Chairman, the culmination of a tight race between Perez and Keith Ellison, the first Muslim American elected to Congress, and the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Ellison gained an initial lead in the race through the endorsement of…

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…

European visas for Americans? Voices from 6 countries.

By Samuel Jones. The opening months of the year 2017 have not lacked for controversy. The American people were still pondering the aftermath of the inauguration of their 45th president – and the mass mobilization of protestors across the globe with which this event was met – when, on January 27th, 2017, the White House…

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…

Hear our Voice! Solidarity for Humanity Mobilizes from Switzerland

By Solidarity for Humanity, Switzerland. Like most other U.S. Americans abroad, those of us in Switzerland trying to stand up for our country and people, are still trying to determine how we can have the loudest voice despite having no actual representation in our country of residence or as citizens abroad back home. Because of…

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…

Art Resist: Ready in exile….

Ready in exile… By SC Yeowoo, Spain Call me when I’m “us” again when the barrel points at someone new Let me know so that I can join The hunt for the new terrorist too. Who will it be this time? Who will we offer to bear The price of liberty and justice — Freedom…

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…