Speak Up from Côte d’Ivoire

By Mallory Cohen Many Americans living abroad discuss feeling isolated in their homes overseas in the aftermath of Trump’s election. When I moved to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire this February, I had many questions about how I could continue to fight the injustices taking place in the US while living thousands of miles away. I wasn’t…

One Woman’s Spiritual Path to the American Resistance by Karen McCann

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. This video was originally published on the 24th of June 2017, and is shared with permission of the author. ​Every journey teaches…

Indivisible from Ecuador

By Naomi Herndon As an expat coming from the United States, living in Ecuador for almost 3 years has been a great experience. There is so much to see and do and learn. Although I enjoy my new home, the United States will always be a very important part of me. I love the U.S…

25 Years of American Activism in Japan

By Sarajean Rossitto A history of American resistance in Japan from one person´s experience As long as I’ve been in Japan since the early 90s, I have seen Americans from different walks of life, different backgrounds socially and politically active in a wide array of issues. I would divide such activism simply into 3 main…

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…

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…

Now on! Democrats Abroad Launches Resistance Teams in Colombia

By DACO Resistance Team Colombia “I believe this is a moment in time almost unlike any other that is requiring us to fight for ideals. In terms of what everybody can do, the letter writing, the phone calling, the emails, the marches are making a difference. We cannot tire; there is too much at stake……

Resistance Q&A with PAGE Senegal

This Resistance Q&A features the Progressive Action Global Exchange’s Senegal branch. What is the story behind how your action hub began?  A large group of mainly expatriates got together in Dakar to watch the results on election night, and as the results started coming in the atmosphere quickly changed from jubilation to shock and dismay….