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November 10, 2017 United States of Resistance Digest

Three Actions to Take This WeekHelp track down provisional ballots in VA//spread the word!Attend an ActLocal event in your community.Check the Trump Tax Toolkit and make those calls!http://mailchi.mp/risestronger/us-resistance-11-10-17 Election RoundupThank you to everyone who volunteered, donated, and voted their time to a campaign. It's been a long, hard year for our country. Tuesday, the mobilization of millions resulted in some major victories. Take a moment to soak it all up. Tomorrow, keep working. At RISE Stronger, we believe the work has to happen 365 days out of the year...not just in the months leading up to an election. Stay active, stay informed, and stay engaged. Congratulations to every candidate who ran -- win or lose, your efforts made a difference. Here's a quick overview of wins -- if we missed a major victory, please know that it was not intentional. Daily Kos has a scorecard of election results here.Statewide: Democrat Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillesp...
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November 3, 2017 United States of Resistance Digest

Three Actions to Take This WeekVote on Tuesday, November 7. Check out VOTE411.org for more info.Call the Office of Refugee Resettlement near you and demand that 10-year old Rosa be released from detention. Here's How.Submit a Comment to the FEC by November 9 about funder disclosure for online political ads. http://mailchi.mp/risestronger/us-resistance-11-03-17?e=2d5fe13cb0
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RISE Stronger's People's Guide to August Recess

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Resistance Spotlight: Civic Engagement Fund Founded in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, we focus on understanding and giving voice to the diverse millennial voting coalition; providing support for new resistance organizations, and produc...
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This Victory is Yours

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Resistance Spotlight: The Resistance In the middle of the night, all Democrats, Independents, and three Republican Senators voted against the third and final attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In a historic moment, we...
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"We are going to watch Obamacare go down the tubes, and we’ll blame the Democrats"

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Resistance Tech Spotlight: Affinity Affinity is a worker co-operative which is building a platform for local grassroots groups to organize themselves, and to work together in networks. Its goal is to help the movement last, by making it easier for ...
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22 Million People Are Still Going to Lose Healthcare

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Resistance Spotlight: It Starts Today Last fall, the Republicans won 241 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Democrats won 194. You might think that this means that the Democratic party fought and won in 194 districts and fought and lost in 241. But y...
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Will the GOP Fall Short?

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Resistance Spotlight Each week we spotlight an organization in the resistance who is working, like RISE, to make sure that we have a more transparent, accountable government. If your group is interested in being featured, email our Director of Strategic Partnerships at [email protected] with the subject line "Resistance Spotlight." Save the Date for July 12: Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality To spread public awareness and spur broader congressional support for net neutr...
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The History of Liberty is a History of Resistance

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters This Independence Day, let us remember: "Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance." -Woodrow Wilson Resistance Spotlight: Action T...
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It's Go Time

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get to Work with RISE Hello Risers! We are at an important stage in the growth of RISE Stronger. Our new website is up and running, and our tools like the People's Calendar and United States of Resistance ma...
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Stop the Senate from Destroying our Healthcare

The United States of Resistance is a weekly industry newsletter sharing the top news from across the resistance. Please share with others! Sign up | Archived Newsletters Resistance Spotlight: Flippable Flippable believes Resistance starts in the states. We couldn't agree more. Which is why we love this new video they released on gerrymandering. In the chaos of the Trump era, it can be easy to overlook the root cause of our political problems: the GOP's takeover of state governments. This has allowed the GOP to redistrict the map in their favor, suppress voters, and take away our rights. We must involve ourselves in every level of elections - municipal, state, and national. Be sure to check...
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