By Nancy Latham Deadline: Start now! Just last week we asked you to start the crucial work to get our Senators to support eliminating the filibuster. We can start to heal the wounds inflicted by the last Administration, and go further to bring about a just society - but only if we stop anti-democratic procedure … Continue reading Save Democracy, Kill the Filibuster
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: NOW - Day Eleventy-nine, bailout double overtime, and Congress still hasn't gotten it right. (Yes, we blame Shake Shack & Ruth's Chris getting small biz $$ on Congress - ever hear of oversight?) Indivisible National's website has a "People's Bailout for Coronavirus" campaign with lots of info and simple ways to … Continue reading Bailout for the People
Updated March 19, 2020 This is our new improved version of our article, Flip 2020 Blue With IEB's Partners. We added several new options for people to help flip the Senate & White House, and keep the House, including great ways to take action from home. In 2018, Indivisible East Bay worked with other amazing … Continue reading Blue Wave Group: IEB’s Partners for 2020 & Beyond
By Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Sorry we can't offer BOGO on this impeachment deal, but you do need to call RIGHT AWAY. In fact, NOW's the time for us all to burn up the phone lines demanding the Senate hold a fair and open impeachment trial with relevant witnesses and documents. The urgency is … Continue reading Impeachment special ending soon! Senate operators standing by for your call!
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand It’s become our annual tradition at this time to list some people and things that have been keeping us going through the Tunnel of AYFKM. Here’s our list from last year, and our list from 2017. As the weird keeps getting weirder (to put it mildly), amazing folks … Continue reading Thanking all of you from all of us
On November 8, 2019, nearly 100 people crammed into San Francisco’s tiny Book Passage to hear Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer — who during his intro clarified that he used to work in the Obama White House — interview Indivisible founders Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin about the experiences and tactics that shaped their … Continue reading We are Indivisible: Book Talk with Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin
By Ann G. Daniels Sorry, animal lovers, but although this particular action sounds like a trip to the dog park, we're really asking you to get a different kind of exercise: tracking down your Members of Congress, other electeds, and candidates, and getting them on the record. Amazingly, ordinary folks can often get elected representatives … Continue reading It’s a bird, it’s a dog … it’s birddogging!
UPDATED September 5, 2019 Under the US Constitution and federal law, it’s the responsibility of Congress and the President to create a federal budget and spending bills. The process is complex, but one thing is clear: federal agencies shouldn’t be able to decide, on their own, how federal funds get spent, or to take money … Continue reading Tell our Senators: Keep ICE’s hands out of the cookie jar
Two houses. Three days. Eight candidates. Sixteen Indivisible group leaders. 416,818 paths to a Democratic victory in 2020. Our allies at Indivisible National in D.C. are part of a coalition including the Communication Workers of America, Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) Action, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Sierra Club, SEIU, and 32BJ SEIU. Together these groups … Continue reading We the People
By Nancy Latham It’s a ways yet before the Democratic presidential primaries start, but the candidates -- and possible candidates -- are talking about serious ideas. Whatever you may think of the various individuals, it’s exciting to see their bold proposals, like Medicare for All (Bernie Sanders), a wealth tax and universal childcare (Elizabeth Warren), baby bonds to close … Continue reading IEB Members Gear up to Engage in the Democratic Primary