Scoundrel Time

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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...