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The Here And Now
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Never Think You Are Alone
The Indivisible Guide To Resisting The Trump Agenda (a step by step guide to fighting Trump) was inspired in Austin, Texas and then crowd-sourced around a living room table in Washington DC. This is the guide that spells out in simple steps:

1. Grab a few local friends or neighbors
2. Work in shifts and haunt your local state and federal reps local events, show up in person, ask hard questions and tweet about how they are failing you (and America)

"Levin and his wife, Leah, had gone to Austin, Texas, where he grew up, for the holiday, and had met with a college friend of his, named Sara Clough, at a local bar. Clough was an administrator of a private Facebook group that describes itself as “a place for support, healing, helping, sharing, community and love in the wake of the 2016 election.” Clough and others who belonged to progressive online communities—such as 
Pantsuit Nation—were “trying to figure out how best to act,” Levin said. “They knew that making calls and signing petitions were helpful, but then they hit a wall. They didn’t know what else to do or how to effectively engage Congress.” It seemed to Levin that there would be value in “describing what Goldman Sachs and Exxon Mobil already know.” As former congressional staffers—until 2011, Levin was the deputy policy director for Congressman Lloyd Doggett, who represents a district in central Texas—he and his friends could “demystify” congressional influence."

The New Yorker article has a call out from North Carolina:

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But what really warm my heart are the local activists with a couple dozen followers who are jazzed up,” he said. “When someone writes, ‘To anybody else in North Carolina’s 3rd District, this is the guide we should get together and use,’ that’s just music to my ears."




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