By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand September 10, 2022: NOTE: THIS ARTICLE NOW FOCUSES ON ACTION ITEMS. OUR ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURT'S DECISION OVERTURNING ROE V. WADE CAN NOW BE FOUND IN EXPANDED FORM IN A SEPARATE ARTICLE: SUPREME COURT WRECKS ROE, A BRIEF BACKGROUNDER. WE UPDATE THIS ARTICLE REGULARLY WITH NEW INFO … Continue reading No more Roe v. Wade, how to keep from drowning
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand UPDATE: June 24, 2022: The Supreme Court has just issued its long-awaited decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. (In)Justice Alito authored the opinion, as he did the draft leaked in May, and the final decision looks very much like the appalling leaked draft: it overturns Roe … Continue reading Roe v. Wade: the fight’s not over, the battle’s right here
Deadline: July 17 event, and continuing - On July 7, 2021, Indivisible East Bay, Indivisible SF, and several other partners hosted a Deadline for Democracy Rally in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza. Over 250 people gathered to demand the Senate to pass S. 1/the For The People Act. We need S1 to protect and ensure equal … Continue reading Deadline for Democracy – Still (a little) time left!
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: sign up now for July 7 action and keep going! American elections are unique in that they last, well, forever. Except when they sneak in and you don’t pay attention to them until they’re practically over - like, for example, the campaign right here and right now to recall and … Continue reading Just Say No to the Recall
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: NOW - Lest we forget, we aren't just saying the names of Black lives who matter far away. This Juneteenth - and after - demand justice for Black lives that matter close to home. In the East Bay: Law enforcement in our local counties, cities, and governmental agencies affect Black … Continue reading Celebrate Juneteenth with Action
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Let's start with the fact that we knew the GOP Senate was, on the whole, a bunch of lily-livered cowards. We're still entitled to be disappointed in/furious at our government. But even if you went into temporary hiding from the news, it's only gonna get … Continue reading If you’re angry and you know it, do these things
By Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - On January 21, 2020 - three years and one day after Donald John Trump's inauguration and the first day of his impeachment trial - the Republicans began blowing Constitutional checks and balances and Congress's oversight powers to bits. They voted over and over to block witnesses and documents from … Continue reading No cover-up! Demand a fair impeachment trial
Deadline: We Marched … now we Act! January 18, 2020 - the fourth Women's March date since the Caveman-in-Chief came to DC (and let's make it the last of his tenure!). Many Indivisible East Bay'ers were in Oakland, and we're bringing you an action item from that central rally. We've also got reports from other … Continue reading First we marched, now we act
By Heidi Rand Deadline: Sign up NOW and go to an Impeach & Remove demonstration on Tues. Dec. 17 - Updated 12/15/19: The Impeach & Remove mass mobilization demonstrations have been called by the national coalition for Tuesday, December 17, the eve of the historic impeachment vote in the House of Representatives. Most events are … Continue reading Demand impeachment and removal!
By Heidi Rand Deadline: Act NOW & join Nov. 19 rally - Join immigrants and their allies in fighting for a pathway to permanent residency for over a million longtime U.S. residents who are at risk of losing their legal status under the Trump administration's attacks on programs such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected … Continue reading Support immigrants’ path to permanent residency