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…

Why Tea is the Antidote to Trump

By Cecelia Bittner. Paris, France.  My resistance to the massive fear of ‘the other’ and sense of scarcity that fueled Donald Trump’s election has been to support refugees on their difficult, often horrific journeys. The current political environment encourages people to fear the other and blame everyone from Mexicans, to Muslims, to Planned Parenthood, for…

Art Resist: The Shore by Rebecca Levi

THE SHORE: JULY 16, 2014 By Rebecca Levi.  Medellin, Colombia I wrote this poem in July 2014, during the attacks on Gaza. Four children were killed by Israel while playing on the beach. Since then, we have watched many more children die, from Alan Kurdi on a Turkish beach to Ahmad and Aya, nine-month-old twins…

Featured Resistance: Resistance Events Italy

The Roman Empire wasn’t built in one day, or so the saying goes. The same could be said of an effective resistance movement. After the initial spark, planning and continued action is required to keep the flame alive. For Peter Luntz, the mind behind Resistance Events Italy, that spark came on January 21, 2017 in…

ni olvido, ni perdón.

By Maria Russo 30,000 thoughts. 30,000 memories. 30,000 stories. 30,000 aspirations. 30,000 souls. 30,000 parents. 30,000 children. 30,000 loves. 30,000 futures. 30,000 smiles. 30,000 truths. 30,000 illusions. 30,000 families. 30,000 ideas. 30,000 hearts. 30,000 lives. On the 24th of March, the country of Argentina observed “El día de la memoria por la verdad y justicia”…

Art Resist: Portraits of LOVE by Photographer Elainea Emmott

On the 26 of March, the Women´s March on London organized an event to stand together at the Westminster Bridge to honor the victims and send a message of solidarity instead of fear to the world, writing “We stand together in grief for those who have died. We stand together in support of those who are injured. We stand…

Yes, Grasshopper, YOU Are the #VirtualTaxMarch

By Karen McCann. This article, Yes, Grasshopper, YOU Are the #VirtualTaxMarch was originally published in the blog Enjoy Living Abroad. An Expat Travels the World on the 31 of March 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…

Global Activism Can Turn the PAGE

By the Progressive Action, Global Exchange. We started as a small group of friends on three continents having a staticky Skype call, wondering what role we could possibly play in the world after the election on November 8th. Today, we’re an organizing network with members in over 50 countries worldwide, called Progressive Action, Global Exchange,…

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…