Trusted Resources For Your Resistance Against Trump

The Establishment
The Establishment
Published in
4 min readMar 19, 2017

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By Ilana Novick

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From calls to action and event calendars to suggested causes and how to start or find a local group, it’s all here.

“W“What can I do?

It’s a common refrain popping up everywhere from personal conversations to social media feeds, a chorus of terrified but activated Americans determined to fight back against the authoritarian onslaught of the Trump administration. This outpouring of good will is more than welcome. The ACLU raised $24 million in the first four days after the initial Muslim travel ban. At the end of December, Planned Parenthood’s donations were up 40-fold.

As the Trump presidency enters its second month, however, questions of sustainability arise. How can we integrate resistance into our everyday lives? What are the best strategies for avoiding burnout, and with fake news coming from both sides of the aisle, who can we trust for advice on calls to action?

If anything, the resistance may be entering information overload. There are countless calendars, email newsletters, Twitter accounts, and Facebook pages devoted to advice for fighting back, not to mention established organizations like the ACLU and MoveOn.org as well as upstarts like the Indivisible…

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The Establishment
The Establishment

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