Art Resist: Choose Love, Photos by Elainea Emmott

Photos by London photographer Elainea Emmott On the 4th of June, at the Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park, London UK, the Women´s March on London held a vigil for the victims of the Manchester and London terror attacks. We asked women of all and no faiths to join together to call for equality, dignity, and peace;…

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…

Art Resist: Message to a woman. Art where it is least expected

untitled Photo taken by SC Yeowoo. Public Restroom Madrid, Spain “Mirate, mujer. No estás hecha para depender. Nadie debe ser la piedra que te arrastre al fondo y no te deje salir a flote. Eres guapa, eres lista, eres fuerte. Tú eres la dueña de tu vida y tu destino.” “Look into yourself, woman. You…

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…

A Really Big Tent: Why the Resistance Should Focus on Fundraising

By Alexandra Dufresne. Raising money for nonprofits in the U.S. is one the most concrete and effective resistance actions Americans at home and abroad can take. So why are we often so reluctant to fundraise? What if we thought about fundraising a little differently? I recently joined a cross-country network of Americans working to resist Trump-era…

Art Resist: JustFolk Records “Anthem for the Resistance”

The song, COMA TONIGHT, featured in this week´s Art Resist section, comes from the group JustFolk. The vocal track was recorded in Barcelona; the lead guitar in Ibiza, Spain; bass in St. Paul, MN; keyboard and backup vocals in Helena, MT. The song, COMA TONIGHT is one of 10 songs on JustFolk´s forthcoming album called…

Trump Budget Plan Spells Trouble for Latin America Security Cooperation

By James Bargent The article was originally published on the 24th of May in the publication Insight Crime.  US President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2018 is a clear demonstration of his security priorities and policy plans that will spark concern and anxiety among key strategic US partners in the country’s efforts against organized crime…

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……

Art Resist: Rome Resists by photographer Valentina Vella

Photo by photographer, Valentina Vella, Rome Italy. Taken at the resistance mobilizations in Rome, led by Americans resistance groups such as American Expats for Positive Change, Women’s March Rome, amongst others, on the 23rd of May, when Trump visited the Vatican.  #GlobalStreetResist #RomeResists

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…