Act Now: #100daysresistingabroad

#100daysresistingabroad. For 100 days we have worked hard from overseas to protect the rights and values of justice, equality and diversity. There is much more work to come, but on the 29th of Abril, the 100th day of Resistance, we will take a moment and reflect on all that we have accomplished and recharge for…

Act now: Resistance Recess April 8-23

Action taken from Indivisible. Congressional recess is back April 8-23. Congressional recess is a special time. It’s when Members of Congress (MoCs) come back to their home districts for extended periods of time to meet with their constituents and hold public events. These recess periods are when your MoCs prefer to hold town halls, ribbon…

Act Now: We Want Clean Power!

Our nation’s Clean Power Plan establishes the first national limits on carbon pollution from America’s power plants. It is the most significant step America has taken to reduce climate pollution and unleash clean energy innovation—all while saving lives and protecting public health. Trump’s Executive Order cancels this plan. Let’s tell EPA’s Scott Pruitt that we…

Act Now: Get to know the “Make America Worse” Budget

This is an action from the Progressive Action Global Exchange.  Get to know the Budget ”America First. A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” (Yes, it’s actually called that but we will refer to it as the Make America Worse Budget) Do this so you can contribute to resistance strategies that impact both domestic and…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Act Now: Defend Net Neutrality

You might have heard a lot of talk recently about Net Neutrality, which has come under fire once again by the new Federal Communications Commission chairman, Ajit Pai who calls equal access to the web “a mistake.” Still confused on what it is and why it’s important? Here’s a basic overview from the Wall Street…

Act now: Resistance rally in response to address to Congress

This Tuesday, February 28, Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time, with a speech authored by White House advisor Stephen Miller — the man who helped draft the Muslim ban. A resistance rally will be held at 6pm ET outside of the White House, co-sponsored by Moveon.Org and Food &…