Letters From the Trenches are letters written by activists for activists, highlighting some of the work that’s making a difference in our world. Our latest installment is written by Michela Skelton, who ran for the Missouri State House of Representatives in the 50th District in the August 8th special election. Last week, I ran for the … Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here? ~ Michela Skelton
Most young people, most middle-aged people, most old people do not stand up. But there will be a fraction who will . . . and their having done it changes everything. ~ Tracy Sugarman Based upon the events of the last week, you would think that a book titled We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns … Continue reading We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns
Letters From the Trenches are letters written by activists for activists, highlighting some of the work that’s making a difference in our world. Our latest installment is written by Hillary Shields, co-founder of Indivisible Kansas City and candidate for Missouri State Senate in the 8th District. The November 2016 election changed everything – including my life. Before … Continue reading From Voter to Activist to Candidate – Meet Hillary Shields
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. ~Dalai Lama Trump is like that terrible boyfriend you had in high school. You remember him – the one who lacked the courage and maturity to break up with you, so he made your life hell until you were … Continue reading It’s Time for the GOP to Break Up With Trump
This week's "From the Trenches" is brought to us courtesy of Amy Cordes, founder of Missouri Data Warriors and fearless advocate. In her Letter, Amy describes how her advocacy brought about unintended - and potentially life-saving - consequences that give her inspiration for what we can accomplish in the #Resistance. Enjoy! Both of our children … Continue reading Inspiration Borne of Unintended Consequences Fuels a Resister
Psst – Hey, GOP. Just rewrite the Senate rules, already. You have the authority to do it. They'll love it. C’mon! Trust me. When you’re President, they let you do it. You can do anything.… You can just hear it, can’t you? That slithering voice whispering into the ear of the GOP – daring them … Continue reading Donald Trump is the Devil on the GOP’s Shoulder
Letters From the Trenches are letters written by activists for activists, highlighting some of the work that's making a difference in our world. Our latest installment is written by Jonathan Zucker, founder of It Starts Today. It Starts Today, like many Resistance organizations, was born at 1 AM on Election Night. But the problem it’s meant … Continue reading There’s A Plan to Unify the Democrats and Win in 2018. And It Starts Today.