We believe we are witnessing creeping authoritarianism as the new administration quells public dissent by propagating bald-faced lies while centralizing authority with a handful of advisers. Authoritarianism works by restricting what you can do, but it also works by trying to restrict what you think about.
The Muslim ban. President Trump campaigned on it. He asked Rudy Giuliani how to implement it legally. And on Friday—Holocaust Remembrance Day, as commentators have noted—he issued the executive order blocking individuals who hail from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country.
Jan 26, 2017 If you’ve heard about proposed laws restricting the rights of protesters in Minnesota and North Dakota, California’s plans to fight the Trump administration, or the sanctuary city movement, you know how important it is to know what your city and state are doing. Today we’re teaming with LaunchProgress, a PAC that supports progressive candidates at […] Continue Reading
Today’s workout will keep your tremendous momentum going through a simple but profound action: Joining a group.
Today’s special edition workout focuses on the post-inauguration Women’s March happening this Saturday. Whether you’re marching or not, read on to learn more about the march and its significance. What are we doing? Walking together in the streets to demonstrate how many of us oppose the Trump presidency, and to affirm our commitment to justice and community. Some […] Continue Reading
What to say? This Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States. This inauguration week, our hearts are heavy, but there is work to be done. 5-Minute Workout The confirmation hearing of Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil CEO and Trump’s pick for secretary of state, did not go well. Momentum is gaining to block this Putin-loving […] Continue Reading