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Activism and stuff
* "Your calls to senators are working. Know how I know? The Senate staffer on my train won't shut up about crazy calls from angry constituents."

* It's Time to Fight, another call-to-action website. That link takes you to their ACA page (full of info!)

* See how your house rep voted on H Res 48, the budget resolution today that was one step in repealing the ACA. (Click on the numbered link at the far left for the vote.)

* The Indivisible Guide now has a website with links for local action groups

* is there any hope? (fail_fandomanon).


News/Analysis
* Obama's Top 50 Accomplishments, Revisited (Washington Monthly)

* The 2018 midterms are nearly two years away. Start paying attention now. (Vox). Nice roundup of opportunity and looming issues with the 2018 midterms.

* Legislation in two states (IA, MO) seeks to end tenure at public colleges and universities (Inside Higher Ed)

* Total Abortion Ban Debuts in Congress (Rewire)

* Arizona lawmaker proposes new bill banning classes or events discussing social justice on college campuses (Shaun King, NY Daily News)k

* How Putin Played the Far Left (The Daily Beast)

Date: 2017-01-20 12:33 am (UTC)
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That Daily Beast article is fascinating. Thanks for posting the link - I wouldn't have come across it otherwise.

Date: 2017-01-20 12:54 am (UTC)
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It's always fascinating to see things from other people's perspectives and what sort of articles and things they find interesting and important. I've been following the whole Trump/Putin saga, but most of my news sources are UK-based. It's interesting to look at articles and perspectives from those who these revelations directly affect, if that makes any sense (it's late and I'm sleep deprived, so it probably doesn't make as much sense as I'd like. HA!).

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