What Susan Collins Has Taught Us About the Resistance

Individually we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. ~Ryunosuke Satoro It occurred to me when I saw the Crowdpac campaign take off. You've probably seen the campaign I'm referring to. It's a sortof hybrid crowdfunding initiative for Senator Susan Collins' opponent in 2020. But the money only goes to her Democratic challenger if … Continue reading What Susan Collins Has Taught Us About the Resistance

Mother Jones, the Resistance, and You.

I'm not a humanitarian. I'm a hell raiser. ~Mother Jones Pray for the dead. Fight like hell for the living. ~Mother Jones. In the 1890s, an elderly Irish immigrant widow was branded the "most dangerous woman in America." Why? Because she fought for workers. Correction - she fought like hell for workers. Mother Jones took … Continue reading Mother Jones, the Resistance, and You.

We Need More Heroes. We Need You.

Our identities and self worth are not circumscribed but enlarged by serving good causes bigger than ourselves. ~Senator John McCain Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here. Americans never quit. We never surrender. We do not hide from history. We … Continue reading We Need More Heroes. We Need You.

Going Big – With Little Lobbyists

Letters From the Trenches are letters written by activists for activists, highlighting some of the work that’s making a difference in our world. Some of you may remember this installment, which was written by Elena Hung, mother and co-founder of Little Lobbyists and first published in September 2017. Its message is just as powerful now as it was … Continue reading Going Big – With Little Lobbyists