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RISE UP! RESIST!
Trump continues to raise havoc and we continue to Rise Up and Resist! He is stomping on civil rights, attacking the environment and efforts to prevent climate change, attempting to destroy Obama (Health) Care.
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Threats of nuclear war with North Korea dominated the news for weeks at the same time as 122 countries voted for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons at the United Nations Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading Towards their Total Elimination, distracting people from negotiations and progress made toward banning nuclear weapons.
Almost every day Trump creates a new crisis to be dealt with as he chisels away democratic freedoms and removes protective laws around the environment, financial greed, health care, civil liberties and civil right—sadly, the list goes on and on and on…
The Orange Tweeter’s response to the latest crisis that has literally thousands of Americans at candlelight vigils and in the streets over the white supremacy rally in Charlottesville on Saturday is decided neutral, as he refuses to acknowledge that these sadly deluded mostly white males are his base who wallow in hate and fear, and when he threatens North Korea with Fire and Fury they are mimicking him.
Meanwhile, Trump and his family continue to personally profit monetarily from the presidency.
We stand at a crossroads: We can choose Democracy or we can choose Totalitarianism. Trump represents a system that attempts to drive us towards a Totalitarian regime. We the people continue to Rise Up and Resist in many ways, from the legislatures to the streets and the plains and the rivers, and by creating worker-based economic solutions that are grounded in the common good while challenging corporate militaristic globalism based in racism and white supremacy.
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Resistance is no longer an option, it is now a matter of life or death. The lights are going out on democracy across the globe and the time to wake up from this nightmare is now. Henry A. Giroux
“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” Audre Lorde