Safe Elections in the time of COVID

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

COVID-19 bills: Help People, Not Corporations

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

SHIELD Act – our sword against election interference

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

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

Impeachment special ending soon! Senate operators standing by for your call!

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!

IEB’s January 2020 visit to DC

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

Tell our Members of Congress: No war with Iran!

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!

Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

By IEB member Phil A delegation from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’s staff on November 8, 2019, at her offices at 333 Bush St., San Francisco. Harris Staff Attending: Dino Chen, Deputy State Director; Adam Mehs, District Director; Intern TOPICS DISCUSSED: Homeland Security Spending Bill IEB: We were disappointed that the September Continuing … Continue reading Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

Stephen Miller must go!

By Heidi Rand Deadline: Right away, stop the hate - Thanks to the Southern Poverty Law Center's November 12, 2019 Hatewatch report revealing over 900 emails from White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller to Breitbart editors in 2015 and 2016, we've gained valuable if horrifying insight into Miller's hate-filled mind. Miller is the architect behind the administration's … Continue reading Stephen Miller must go!

Menashi: Unfit to sit

By Ann G. Daniels The bad news: Steven Menashi, nominated to the super-important Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, thinks it’s “obvious” that Western culture, government, science, etc. is superior to everything else, especially everything Muslim; was a top legal advisor on Betsy DeVos’ plan to protect for-profit colleges that ripped off their students; and … Continue reading Menashi: Unfit to sit