Impeachment takes flight

Deadline: Now, while the iron is hot - After running calls to action and articles for months asking you to urge our Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry (see the list at the end of this article), we're happy to report, in Professor Laurence Tribe's expert words, that the eagle has taken flight! The House Judiciary Committee's … Continue reading Impeachment takes flight

Tell your MoCs: read Mueller’s Report, and act!

Update July 25, 2019 - If you missed any of Robert Mueller's testimony, here are some great quick ways to get in the know: Politico: top video highlights of must-watch moments Mueller Book Club: panel of experts' recap of the most explosive moments Lawfareblog: Mueller's testimony, the baton passes to Congress Amee Vanderpool: Mueller in a … Continue reading Tell your MoCs: read Mueller’s Report, and act!

East Bay Hella ❤ Impeachment

Inform, inspire, and activate - that's what Indivisible East Bay and Alameda4Impeachment (A4I) did at the Summer Impeachment Pop-Up in Oakland on June 15, 2019. One of over 140 events called nationwide by MoveOn, By the People, Indivisible National, and many other partners, the focus was to urge the House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry against Trump. … Continue reading East Bay Hella ❤ Impeachment

Mueller’s Report IS the smoking gun

Deadline: Yesterday, but if that's impossible, NOW NOW NOW - Mueller has spoken, and though his May 29 statement was brief, we'll paraphrase and boil it down to the main takeaways: The Special Counsel's Office investigated efforts to interfere in our political system and, subsequently, to obstruct our investigation. Volume 1 of the Report details numerous … Continue reading Mueller’s Report IS the smoking gun

Meeting with Rep. DeSaulnier, who isn’t running for President

By Ted Landau and Ted Lam Three Indivisible chapters met with CA-11 Representative Mark DeSaulnier on April 23 before his Town Hall at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill. He was accompanied by Aaron Silver, a member of his staff. Indivisible East Bay was represented by Ted, Ted, and Edwin; Indivisible Resisters was represented by … Continue reading Meeting with Rep. DeSaulnier, who isn’t running for President

No Nukes, Two Ways

Deadline: Before the world blows up - The good news: some of our Members of Congress are trying hard to keep the U.S. from getting into a nuclear war. The not so good news: some are missing in action. Your mission: thank the first group, tell the second to get in line. 1. Hold the LYNE … Continue reading No Nukes, Two Ways

Restore released felons’ federal voting rights

Action deadline: ASAP and ongoing - In a rare occurrence of Mitch McConnell speaking truth to power, the Senate Obstruction Leader labeled as a power grab the Democrats' provisions in H.R. 1 to expand voting rights, including to make Election Day a holiday. Making it easier for people to vote? Guilty as charged, Mitch! And speaking of … Continue reading Restore released felons’ federal voting rights

CA-11 Team gets it done!

By Ted Lam Do you live in California's 11th Congressional District? Then you should know about Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team! We meet every third Wednesday at the El Cerrito Rialto Theater from 7 to 8:30 PM, and our unofficial team motto is “We get Sh*t Done!” Over the past two years, our team has developed … Continue reading CA-11 Team gets it done!

DeSaulnier Hosts Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

By Toni Henle You won't fall asleep at one of Representative Mark DeSaulnier's Town Halls! He’s done 75 of them since 2015, when he was first elected to represent CA-11, and it’s clear he loves this way of connecting with his constituents. I attended my third town hall in Lafayette on Saturday, January 19, 2019 … Continue reading DeSaulnier Hosts Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

IEB shows up big time for January 3 Day of Action

Whose House? Our House! If they ever turn the story of the 2018 midterm elections into a movie, the culmination of the film will certainly be January 3, 2019. After the stunning Democratic victory in November — a Blue Wave that resulted in a gain of 40 seats and control of the House — a … Continue reading IEB shows up big time for January 3 Day of Action