Scoundrel Time

Author - Jodi

Climate Justice

Have you recently marched for change, waving signs and slogans–––save the air, water, and soil, our kids, our farms and food, jobs, and all the threatened species? Have you rallied against corporate greed and in support of the afflicted, injustices...

Americans of Conscience

There’s more than a few great daily and weekly actions lists out there to help set busy activists on a clear path of resistance. The ones we find we post and/or provide a link in the left side bar of this Actions page under Actions Resources...

March On!

Ready to keep marching? The following links are here to help you find marches, rallies, and protest in DC and near you… Saturday, April 15th: Tax March Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd: March for Science Saturday, April 29th: March for Climate...

Long Haul Check-In

Start with a poem… “What We Did in the Resistance (Part 1)” by Alison Luterman at Rattle 55, featured in Poets Respond. We had never seen before how many of us there are. Think about this… “How to Resist From a Place of...

APPS for Activism

Ease and Efficiency In no time at all, technological wizards have risen to the occasion of helping to streamline resistance. Below find a number of APPS available, and particularly ResistBot, the new APP that will turn your text message into a fax...

Safeguards At Risk!!!

“The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards (CSS) is a national alliance of more than 150 organizations, representing millions of Americans. [They] are joined in the belief that our nation’s system of regulatory safeguards should secure our quality...

#Election2018

So much happening all at once, and let’s keep going. As activities in DC keep us on our toes, let’s not forget to look ahead to the midterms, AKA, #Election2018. Here are a few paths to take… Concerned about the midterms? Follow...

Refugee Crisis

In addition to prayers, please send help… While the US wrestles with an everyday political circus on all fronts, the world at large continues to face a global refugee crisis. Strict US immigration policies founded on fear will further stress...

WTF, Resist Weekly, DARE

A number of resources out there capture and curate latest news and pertinent actions. You can find a list of some in the left sidebar. Here are a few that readers might find particularly useful. What the fuck just happened today?  is a website and...

Resist: How to Triumph in Trumpland (VIDEO)

You Tube: “This video is an adaptation of a talk given by Glenda Russell, PhD, focused on using Trump’s election as a springboard to activism and to individual and community growth. The content is based on several decades of research...

Strategy Resources for Civil Resistance

Thanks to Erica Chenoweth for this opinion piece in The Guardian, “It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator.” In it, you will find a number of resources: organizations, strategy-building tools, books, and other ideas...

Understanding the Public Comment Period

Check out a brand new podcast Civics 101 from Virginia Prescott at Word of Mouth at New Hampshire Public Radio. “The first 100 days of the Trump administration is the perfect time to bone up on civics you should have learned in school…but...

Pro-Refugee Groups

Thank goodness for the ACLU! And… There are many other wonderful organizations that do great work and need our support.” The Huffington Post recently updated a list of “9 Pro-Refugee Groups Standing Up To Trump’s Ban.”...

Reading is Action: Part 1, Immigration

Reading is a political action. Stories can, at least for the time we spend in the narrator’s world, give us a lens on different perspectives than the one we know. Below are links to sites–––articles, interviews, book lists–––highlighting the voices...

While Heads Were Turned

The current administration works with swiftness and stealth. They act and they distract. While heads and hearts turned toward the recent immigration policy upset, “another presidential memorandum signed this weekend may have even more lasting, wide...

Wall-Of-Us Weekly Acts

No need to waste time scrambling for ways to fight for democracy when a host of super grounded groups organize weekly actions to help people on the fly. At Wall-Of-Us, founders Amelia Miazad and Kara Ganter created a mission “to make it simply...

Congress on Muslim Ban

Many legislators remain silent. Take time now to share your voice. Vox reports… “271 Republicans in Congress have taken no position on Trump’s refugee ban” Here’s a Google Doc to help you organize your calls. (Subject...

Capitol Hill Mom Directs Thousands…

The Washington Post reports on Laura Moser, how she demonstrates the vitality of grassroots activism by applying everyday pressure to legislators through her movement Daily Action. “Her Capitol Hill living room was quiet, her cat stretching...

Self-Care Along the Way

Thanks, Mira Curzer, for the well-timed piece up at The Coffeelicious at Medium. How to #Stay Outraged Without Losing Your Mind: Self Care Lessons for the Resistance “Don’t forget to play to your strengths. There’s no need to force yourself to...

Indivisible Guide

A band of “angelic troublemakers” is forming. “Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen,” by way of the Indivisible Guide, which may read on-line, downloaded as a PDF, or as a printer-friendly DOCX. Their...

Small Acts, When Multiplied

On November 9th, millions of Americans woke up grieved by the outcome of the 2016 presidential election and began to fear for our democracy. Millions of others celebrated. Without a doubt, unprecedented political and social change is afoot...