How to: Survive and Resist through Volunteering Overseas

By Jordan Wildish. For many Americans, the election of Donald J. Trump leaves us feeling angry, fearful, and uncertain about the future. Many Americans are turning to volunteering as a form of resistance, as a way to support the causes they believe in, to create community and take proactive steps to build the world they want…

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…

How to: Know-your-rights when you enter the USA

Over the past several weeks more and more people have been detained at US airports in the wake of the Muslim ban. The radical immigration backlash is impacting everyone including American citizens and visa holders. So far Muhammad Ali’s son was detained and asked if he was a Muslim at an airport, Mem Fox, a famous Australian…

How to: Be a Recess Resister from Outside the USA

Many actions this week are centered around the Congressional recess as our members of Congress head back to their hometowns to meet with constituents. This is a chance to get some much needed face time with Congressmen. A campaign in the States called “Resistance Recess” is waging between the 18th of February and the 26th, in…

How to: Send some Valentine´s Love to support those who stand by us

As you are preparing your Valentine´s Day cards this week, don´t forget to send some love to those who have stood by us over the past month. They need to know we are behind them. Here are some ideas of people you could thank through a Valentine´s Day card. Elizabeth Warren: will you be my valentine?…

How to: Confront your privilege while resisting overseas

I am a dual Colombian-U.S. citizen, with a U.S. born mother and a Colombian born father. At age 20, I have decided to move to Colombia, and live here for the first time in my life. The platform that we are creating serves to mobilize a population, U.S. citizens residing overseas, in the struggle for…

How to: Organize a Resistance Group Overseas in 3 Steps

Our individual actions are important as we fight the assaults being imposed by the current administration, but our efforts will always have more impact if we connect with others. This week we shared 5 ways Americans living overseas could organize a protest event in their host country, but you can’t have an event without…people. While I…

How to: Unsilence Elizabeth Warren and Stop Sessions

Southern Poverty Law Center has named Jeff Sessions the “Champion of Anti-Muslim and Anti-Immigrant Extremists“. And the Senate vote to confirm him as Attorney General is expected at 6:50pm eastern time,  Wednesday 8 of February. Yesterday, during debates, Elizabeth Warren was silenced by Republicans for reading this letter, sent by  Coretta Scott King in 1986 urging the…

How to: Stop Bannon NOW!

This just in from the Bannon Report: “Senate Committee now taking calls on Bannon’s appointment to Security Council.” Sometimes it is hard finding ways to feel involved from overseas, but American migrants, this is a moment to log-in to skype and make this call! Do not wait until Monday!!! Bannon Report shared this email from Southern…