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Special Project | The Resistance Now: Week Ending April 8, 2017

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  • Resistance starts with the simple but revolutionary act of refusing to accept what you are told by those with power. Evergreene Digest is extensively covering the people, ideas, and actions driving protest movements globally. 
  • 8 New Items including:
  • Don't just defend Obama's legacy against Trump: fight for radical climate action.
  • The Resistance And The Democratic Party Aren’t The Same.
  • How to Turn an Outpouring of Progressive Activism Into a Winning Social Movement.
  • How to Revive the Peace Movement in the Trump Era.
  • Revolutionary Musings
  • Loving America and Resisting Trump.
  • How activists have already scored victories against Trump's policies.
  • Republican lawmakers dodge town halls – so activists bring one to their door.

Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

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Don't just defend Obama's legacy against Trump: fight for radical climate action, Kate Aronoff, the Guardian

  • Now is the moment to admit that Obama’s Clean Power Plan was not bold enough. If we are going to fight Trump, let’s go big.
  • ‘We need a head-on collision with oil, coal and natural gas executives.’
  • Related: Capitalism's war on climate science

The Resistance And The Democratic Party Aren’t The Same, Miles Mogulescu, Huffington Post 

  • The Resistance must not only fight Trumpism, but neoliberal corporatism in the Democratic Party as well.
  • Related: Be Wary Of The Democratic Wing Of The Protest Movement

How to Turn an Outpouring of Progressive Activism Into a Winning Social Movement, Astra Taylor, the Nation

  • Why the left needs to build power, now.
  • Related: How to Revive the Peace Movement in the Trump Era

How to Revive the Peace Movement in the Trump Era, Daniel May, the Nation

  • Why we need a peace movement - and why we don't have one 
  • Antiwar Organizing and the new movements
  • Related: How activists have already scored victories against Trump's policies
  • Related: How to Turn an Outpouring of Progressive Activism Into a Winning Social Movement

“Revolution” by Delano Dunnhttp://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/scalefit_720_noupscale/58b593912900002200beb66d.png

Revolutionary Musings, Barbara Ransby, Huffington Post <huffpost.com>

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Loving America and Resisting Trump, Frida Berrigan, TomDispatch.com / Tikkun

  • The New Patriotism
  • Related: How activists have already scored victories against Trump's policies

How activists have already scored victories against Trump's policies, Adam Gabbatt, the Guardian

Through marches and dogged pursuit of elected officials, people across the US have helped to block some of the administration’s most anti-progressive policies

Republican lawmakers dodge town halls – so activists bring one to their door, Adam Gabbatt, the Guardian

A group in Pennsylvania hoped to surprise four congressman who had avoided in-person town hall meetings, but it didn’t end the way they had planned.