Is anyone out there interested in helping us tag posts? That seems to be the area where we’re falling down the most.
Reminder that we have a suggestion post if there’s a topic that you’d like to see discussed but would like to ask the mods to look into. This can be anything from general information, or a how-to-do-a-thing, or something you may want to discuss as a community. Folks are welcome to post directly to the comm as always, but if you’re not comfortable/don’t have spoons, we can help too.
thisfinecrew discussion about where to put your energy has thoughts on philosophies and suggestions for coping with too many things being bad. Also, I proposed setting up something like Topic Teams in case people wanted to organize into smaller groups to track one topic. Is there interest in that? If so, I'll set up a post. That may also be easier to then be able to track what other resistence groups are doing with respect to each topic and what may be most useful in terms of putting pressure on politicians. Thoughts?
The ACLU is starting a grass roots wing and providing resistance training
Immigration / Dreamers
You can support Dreamers who need to renew their applications to the tune of $495
Why street protests matter
Technology and brainwashing
Linkspam: Don't get undocumented friend sin trouble, Women's strike, News on the Administration
Linkspam: State legistlative special elections, links to daily newsletters, Obamacare replacement, media
News to know
Rick Perry was confirmed as Secretary of Energy
Ryan Zinke was confirmed as Secretary of Interior and showed up on horseback
Jeff Sessions lied about not having contact with Russia - timeline from Vox with related coverage
Republicans are working on their replacement healthcare bill in as much secrecy as possible. This will end well.
Jewish community centers, schools, and cemeteries have been threatened and vandalized.
How is everyone doing out there?
called my one senatory
called my other senator
called my representative
called by state representative
called my state senator
called my govnernor
sent and email/letter/postcard
donated money to a cause
went to an in person activist group
went to a protest
went to a town hall
signed up for daily action alerts
took care of myself
committed to action in the coming week
did something else