Overseas Book Club: Alice in Brexitland by Leavis Carroll

Has 2017 made you feel like you are living in an alternate reality? Somewhere between a hallucinogenic dream and down the twisted tunnels of Alice’s rabbit hole? If so, you might want to propose Lucien Young’s, writing as Leavis Carroll, book, Alice in Brexitland for your next overseas book club reading. As the cover says “You…

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…

What does Universal Healthcare look like outside the USA

Democrats Abroad has invited Americans living overseas to join in an interesting exercise. “Americans abroad overwhelmingly support universal healthcare, because thousands have experienced it first hand,” they wrote in an email. This was followed by an invitation to share stories around experiences with universal healthcare with members of congress in order to “‘highlight the fact that…