Keep the focus on inequality
Analysis: If you’re rich, you’re more lucky than smart. And there’s math to prove it
‘CEOs don’t want this released’: US study lays bare extreme pay-ratio problem
GDP vs human thriving: a “healthy” economy means debt-haunted people, desperately searching for housing
America’s 1% hasn’t controlled this much wealth since before the Great Depression
The wealth of America’s three richest families grew by 6,000% since 1982
Tax the rich, or eat the rich, let the rich decide.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Using Instagram Stories to Lift the Veil on Congress and It’s Genius
Mark Zuckerberg’s spectacular failure of leadership shows why some Facebook investors are desperate to fire him
Trump is handing another US ambassadorship to a member of his Mar-a-Lago resort that costs $200,000 to join
Mountain gorillas no longer critically endangered, moving one step further from being extinct.
Olympics: Cities have gotten wise to fool’s errand of hosting Games
Left wants a vote on single-payer bill in new Congress
Mesh drains in Australia preventing water bodies pollution retained 815 pounds of garbage for recycling in the first 6 months of use.
Mark Zuckerberg promised Congress he would combat the spread of conspiracy theories—while his company was doing the opposite. | New Republic
Facebook Betrayed America
COMPANIES ARE NOT PATRIOTIC! They couldn’t give a shit about the country they are in, they don’t care about our norms, THEY WANT TO MAKE MONEY.
Stop trying to appeal to a companies better nature, they have none. They are legal fictions with only one job, TO MAKE MONEY.
They will be as bad as we let them be. Which is why we have anti-trust laws, and regulations, and a government.
Shit folks, corporations are not people, they don’t have feelings, they can’t betray shit. Regulate them now!
Democrats pick up two more House seats as Denham, MacArthur concede
‘Hillary’s campaign will die this week’: Trump adviser knew about WikiLeaks’ efforts in advance
Federal judge allows Florida voters more time to fix signature problems
Ohio Democrats outpolled Republicans in Statehouse races, but will remain in the deep minority; what’s ahead for gerrymandering
Trump picks handbag designer, Mar-a-Lago member to be envoy to South Africa
Donald Trump Becomes Twitter Laughingstock Over ‘Envy Of The World’ Boast
Trump ‘pissed at damn near everyone,’ White House sources say
Former Trump adviser now cooperating with Mueller on multiple investigations
Trump won’t attend Kennedy Center Honors again because people still don’t like him
O’Rourke receives invite to visit Iowa from Des Moines Democratic Party
A Request to Mark Penn, Andy Stein, and Any Other So-Called Democrats Talking Up Clinton 2020: Respectfully, Shut Up
John Kerry: US ‘cannot afford truculent child president’
Exclusive text messages show Roger Stone and friend discussing WikiLeaks plans
Mitch McConnell Just Blocked A Bipartisan Bill To Protect Robert Mueller
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Amazon shouldn’t be receiving tax breaks for HQ2
Companies struggling to fill jobs ‘should try paying more,’ Fed’s Kashkari says
As Long as Trump Is President, Blue Texas Could Actually Happen
Vermont Dems cancel Avenatti events after arrest
Trump Says Mueller Is ‘Threatening’ Witnesses Without Citing Any Examples
Number of US citizens seeking asylum in Canada reaches record high under Trump
If Mitch McConnell wants bipartisanship, maybe he should be the one to give it a try
Republican group runs “protect Mueller” ad on Trump’s favorite show
Tools of change:
Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit? Want to do something about it?
Lets kick Chuck Grassley out of congress!
If Susan Collins Votes Yes on Kavanaugh we fund her opponent!
Calling your government representative:
Call your Senator
Call your House Rep (Or use this spreadsheet)
Call your Governor
Call your Attorney General
Or try this website
Fax Congress here (free!)
You can also use 5Calls.org if you are having a hard time figuring out what to say.
Tell them in no uncertain terms that you want them to fight to stop Trump from doing these things. Tell them you will be watching them closely on how they vote, and will hold them accountable during the next election if they cave to Trump. You can also call other states congress people and threaten to donate to their opponent if they don’t do what you want.
Phone Bank for Progressive Candidates:
Call the White House:
Call the “White House”:
Use this website to call one of Trump’s many properties he has not put into a blind trust yet, and let them know how you feel (be polite, they are workers just like us, but be firm).
Do a little Slacktivism:
Send Some Text Messages for progressive causes (I know it says textforbernie, but its for a range of progressive candidates) Or you can have your texts turned into faxes by the ResistBot
Go to a town hall and talk to your congress person in person:
Check when the next town hall is here
Monitor your congressperson:
Keep track of how your senator is voting on cabinet picks here, so you can call them up and give them hell if they vote for any of these worthless fuckers.
See how your elected representatives are voting for or against Trump.
Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)
See if you have a special election in your area!
Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!
Upcoming house votes:
Upcoming senate bills:
Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:
From CNN of all people.
Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/
Run For Office!:
Want to run for office in your area to fight back, check this out for positions that are open in your area, how to register, and what you need to do to win office!
Remove the Corporate Democrats!:
Join the fight to clean out the democratic party: Justice Democrats!
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