By Ion Y. Deadline: Now - The problem: The 2020 elections are now six months away. Dr. Anthony Fauci says it's "in the realm of possibility" for us to have a vaccine by January - cross your fingers, we'll have a new president then! - but nobody you can trust says we'll have one by Election Day. … Continue reading Call like your right to vote depends on it
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
By Ann G. Daniels To vote, or not to vote? To vote, of course (check your registration)! How and when to vote safely during the pandemic? Since California moved our primary to Super Tuesday, we don’t have to deal with this, but other states are grappling with hard questions around their upcoming primary elections. How … Continue reading Safe Elections in the time of COVID
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: This minute - Congress is working right now to pass much-needed relief for everyone suffering during - and because of - the coronavirus. But there’s a problem: although events are in flux, as of this writing there’s one bill in the Democratic-controlled House, and a different bill in the Republican-controlled … Continue reading COVID-19 bills: Help People, Not Corporations
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: until our Senators get off their seats to protect our elections - Are you anxious about foreign interference in our elections? Angry that Russia interfered to put the Popular-Vote-Loser-in-Chief in the White House? Furious that the Senate acquitted him of abuse of power in his efforts to pressure Ukraine to … Continue reading SHIELD Act – our sword against election interference
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 - 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!
On our January 2020 trip to DC, Indivisible East Bay met with Representative Barbara Lee (CA-13), Senator Dianne Feinstein’s chief of staff and legislative director, Senator Kamala Harris’ legislative director, and immigration and foreign policy specialists from various offices. We also had several more informal chats ranging from breakfast with a former staffer for Senator … Continue reading IEB’s January 2020 visit to DC
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: ASAP please, we are talking about the nuclear countdown clock Let’s assume we can’t count on the Dark Knight rising again to save us from nuclear destruction. Less dramatic, but more realistically - we have our Members of Congress. Today, we need you to tell Senator Dianne Feinstein that her … Continue reading Tell Sen. Feinstein: No More Nukes
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline - ASAP to keep us out of war: The New Year’s fireworks had barely stopped when the Aggressor-in-Chief sent firepower to Iran, ordering the assassination of Major General Qassim Suleimani, that nation’s second-most powerful person. He did this without either Congressional authorization or evidence for the claim of imminent threat, … Continue reading Tell our Members of Congress: No war with Iran!