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snickfic ([personal profile] snickfic) wrote2017-01-25 04:53 pm

Wednesday activism / links

Activism / resources
* How to #StayOutraged Without Losing Your Mind (Medium). If you only read one thing on this list, READ THIS.

Sanctuary cities
* Walsh rails against Trump, calls immigration actions ‘direct attack’ (Boston Globe)

* What does Trump’s action on sanctuary cities mean for Seattle? Here’s what we know (Seattle Times)

Good news
* USDA scrambles to ease concerns after researchers were ordered to stop publishing news releases (Washington Post). This... does not bring me a lot of clarity, tbh.

* Are scientists going to march on Washington? (Washington Post). More context on that link from yesterday.

* 20 million Muslims march against ISIS (msn, November 2016). Speaking of large marches...

* Dutch government wants to counter Trump with abortion funds (AP)

* Growing protest in NYC's Washington Square Park against President Trump's immigration policies and border wall (Photos) (Twitter)

* Gambia: New President Names Female VP Who Vowed to Prosecute Jammeh (All Africa)

Bad news
* The House just passed a sweeping abortion funding ban. Here’s what it does. (Vox). This is long and informative.

* List of Federal Government Agencies Told Not to Communicate with the Public (Sunlight Foundation)

* Trump announces ‘major’ voter fraud investigation (Seattle Times)

* President Trump Wants to Kill These 17 Federal Agencies and Programs. Here's What They Actually Cost (and Do) (Time)

* Read Draft Text Of Trump’s Executive Order Limiting Muslim Entry To The U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)
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[personal profile] skygiants 2017-01-26 03:15 am (UTC)(link)
I just want to say, I super appreciate how you put 'good news' first in these roundups! It's awfully helpful to see.