100 Ways To Fight Back In The First 100 Days Of The Trump Presidency
Donald Trump is now President Trump. As he tweeted Friday, “THE MOVEMENT CONTINUES – THE WORK BEGINS!” If you’re one of the millions who voted against him, you’re probably thinking of working for a different movement. The fight against his policies will last four (possibly eight) years, but for the time being, let’s start with 100 ways to oppose President Trump’s first 100 days.
How to Organize Against President Trump
“I am still working on getting my bearings, but one thought kept running through my head last night: we need to move through this period differently than we did during the last moment of ground-shifting rollback for the left, after September 11th, 2001. I was a young organizer then, part of an emergent youth movement in California that was finding our momentum together with poor peoples’ movements that had grown up in response to the cuts to welfare, the anti-globalization movement that had just shut down Seattle and community organizations resisting gentrification. We were on an upswing, and we were starting to have real impact. And then the planes hit the towers, and everything changed. We got scared, rightly so. We turned inward. We lost faith in the people of the country, and we turned away from them. And now—in the wake of a period where we were finally once again gaining real momentum—we are facing an even bigger challenge, and we need to make a different choice.
8 Steps To Organize Against Trump — Starting Now
Those of us with the privilege to do so must get organized to act locally and quickly. But let’s not forget; we are very late. People have suffered for years due to our ignorance of the struggles under our noses. But there’s not much time for self-flagellation. Let this election shock us into action.
We face two big challenges as Trump’s attacks loom: 1) our privilege insulates many of us from knowing what is happening in our communities, and 2) our obsession with top ballot politics has created little in the way of grassroots organization.
our mission is to turn America blue by building a movement to flip seats.
We focus on state races, which play a huge role in national elections but are often overlooked. Information about these races is hard to find, and busy people don’t have the time to sift through it.
He promised a wall. He will be stopped by a wall of us.
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