PAGE Act Now: For Chocolate and Climate!

This action is taken from Progressive Action Global Exchange. What: Social media campaign For Chocolate and Climate! Organized by: Progressive Action, Global Exchange (PAGE)- Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire When: Thursday, May 25 at 11:00 am EST (18h GMT) The international resistance hub, PAGE-Abidjan, is organizing a social media campaign pressuring Hershey’s to publicly denounce President Donald Trump’s harmful…

Foreign Feelings on Trump

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes Sophia is a 16-year-old high school student from New Jersey who is currently doing her study abroad in Panama. ***This is a series of interviews with young people throughout the world. The text you will read consists of direct uncensored quotes from interviewees. That being said, the views and opinions expressed in this…

Act Now: Standing Rock Goes to Europe, 20th of May! Here’s How You Can Help!

From the 20th of May, five Standing Rock native defenders will be travelling to over ten European cities on the first ever Stand Up With Standing Rock European Tour to strengthen alliances in opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline and other fossil fuel projects on their territories. The tour supports two strategies of the movement- a broad…

Act Now: Join Italy, Israel and Belgium in Shouting Trump Not Welcome!

We all know by now that Trump’s first foreign trips will be to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy. Trump will visit the Vatican in Rome, have a NATO meeting in Brussels, and with Prime Minister in Israel. But what you might not know about are the hundreds resisting overseas, who are working together to protest these…

Overseas Resistance Technology: Call Congress with Free App Stance!

By TakeAStanceUS Americans Resisting Overseas, recognizing the extra challenges that overseas resisters face in getting in touch with their MOCs, will over the course of the summer feature several of the hottest resistance apps that specifically support our work outside the USA! Enjoy this article as part of our Overseas Tech Resistance Series!  Calling your representatives…

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….

Art Resist: Aleppo by Beth Stevenson

Aleppo By Beth Stevenson   Aleppo. City of my grandfather. Of you, I know very little. Photos, there are none. I am left with only what I constructed In my imagination, Of the Jewish quarter, the narrow streets, And food he must have eaten there, The smell of Allspice filling the air. His many brothers…

Resistance Q&A with the Progressive Americans Action League, Norway

This Resistance Q&A is with the Progressive Americans Action League working in Oslo Norway. What is the story behind how your Hub began? Who is involved and what motivated you to begin it? I started up Progressive Americans Action League (PAAL) two days after the U.S. election.  I felt there needed to be more grassroots organizing…

How to: Make the Call!

By Alexandra Dufresne. This article was originally published in Yale News on 1 February 2017, and has been reposted with permission of the author Alexandra Dufresne.  You are smart, hard-working and creative.  You care about people. Perhaps you are heartbroken by what is happening to your country. But maybe you are majoring in biology, English…

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…

I’m a Foreigner Here Myself

By Karen McCann. This article, I’m a Foreigner Here Myself, was orginally published in the blog Enjoy Living Abroad. An Expat Travels the World on the 3 of October 2017 and is shared and republished on Americans Resisting Overseas with permission of the author, an ally of ARO, Karen McCann. Many thanks to Karen for…