Why Americans in Germany need to call their members of Congress

By Alexandra Dufresne This article was originally published in the German publication, The Local de on the 12th of October 2017, and has been republished with permission from its author. More and more Americans are being empowered to send in op-eds to their local papers, overseas! Read and be inspired. OPINION: Just because you live on…

Equator Banks, Act!

A global coalition of organizations invites you to support a Global Call to Action on the 91 Equator Banks to stop financing climate disaster projects and to respect Indigenous Peoples’ rights. If you join us, you will be one of 37,000+ individuals and 200+ groups to do so! What is it? This October, over ninety…

2017 IS an Election Year

By Caren Holzman American Expats for Positive Change EVERY year is the U.S. an election year…2017 is no exception. Yet the big push is the Get Out the Vote for the 2018 elections. It seems as if everyone is fixated on the midterms. Yet, we are missing out on a momentous opportunity—voting in local and…

What does Universal Healthcare look like outside the USA

Democrats Abroad has invited Americans living overseas to join in an interesting exercise. “Americans abroad overwhelmingly support universal healthcare, because thousands have experienced it first hand,” they wrote in an email. This was followed by an invitation to share stories around experiences with universal healthcare with members of congress in order to “‘highlight the fact that…

Ain’t No River Wide Enough to Keep Us From Calling

The Not Too Far Away to Call campaign, organized by Action Together: Zürich, and mobilized through a network of over 50 overseas resistance groups, was a huge success, demonstrating that despite being outside the United States, Americans are committed to having their voices heard by Members of Congress. The campaign which ran between the 9th…

There can be no peace without justice, equality and dignity for all

On the 21st of of September, in recognition of the UN’s International Peace Day, over 7 groups around the world organized to reflect and act around peacebuilding. Organized by the Global Women’s March, resistance groups united around the following message as published in Pressenza London: There can be no peace without justice, equality and dignity…

Song “Watchlist” is a Must Listen for Overseas Resisters

The song “Watchlist” is a moving and inspiring piece from Sarah Jane Burgess´s debut album Department of Heartbreak.   Sarah Jane Burgess released her album, the 19th of September, and its haunting songs draw on old americana to tell stories about travel, lonesomeness, and the monotony of loss. If you are living overseas you might…

Walk for Peace – Women’s March London

By Women’s March London On Sept 21, the UN designated International Peace Day, members of the Women’s March movement across the world will walk for peace and justice in cities that have been targeted by terror. Actions are taking place in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva, Stockholm, Paris, Rome, Sydney and other cities. All participants will…

Resisterhood Needs You- Protect DACA

Resisterhood Medellin is disheartened and upset by the White House rescinding the DACA / Dream Act. This, as many politicians, scholars, and economists have concurred, is a cruel and dangerous move by the current administration. This will affect 800,000 young people, currently working, studying, LIVING in and contributing to the US, not to mention the…

Anyone know someone in Antarctica?! #Not Too Far Away to Call

Action Together: Zürich invites US Citizens abroad to make their voices heard from 6 to 14 September. Tell your member of Congress “Hi from Dubai” (or wherever in the world you may be), and let them know what you think about issues that are important to you. No matter where you are, you can participate…