Celebrate Juneteenth with Action

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

If you’re angry and you know it, do these things

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

No cover-up! Demand a fair impeachment trial

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

First we marched, now we act

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

Demand impeachment and removal!

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!

Support immigrants’ path to permanent residency

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

Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

Deadline: November 13 Day of Action - We've written before about the state of our elections and the security, or rather the profound lack of security, of our voting machines. We've told you about foreign interference and the desperate need for money to actually secure our votes. We've mentioned that there is $600 million authorized … Continue reading Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

Join Tax the Rich campaign

By Nancy Latham Help shift the public narrative on taxes and the economy! For decades, one narrative on taxes and the economy has dominated: lower taxes are better than higher taxes. The wealthiest, claiming the title of “job creator,” make this argument most loudly. They argue that if their taxes go up, the incentives to … Continue reading Join Tax the Rich campaign

Reclaiming our time: model impeachment hearing

By Ann G. Daniels and Larry Baskett Deadline: Save it or lose it - UPDATED: the October 13 event we refer to in this article is over, but you can see Larry's  impeachment presentation at this pdf. It is, alas, not explicitly stated in the Constitution that you can remove the President for losing every … Continue reading Reclaiming our time: model impeachment hearing

On strike for the climate

Deadline: Before it's too late - On September 20 an estimated 40,000 people marched in San Francisco, one event among many over the Bay Area Week of Climate Action. The crowd marched to the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Dianne Feinstein, ICE, and PG&E, among others. The San Francisco action joined millions of … Continue reading On strike for the climate