Non-Violent Resistance

#RESISTANCE: Non-Violent Resistance, the Gandhi, edition


Reading time: 5 minutes
We know that much more is going to be required of us if we are going to keep our democracy. Trump and the GOP will not lose this election even if they have to personally sue every Democratic voter to have each and everyone one of our votes disallowed! You know that there will be all kinds of high jinks played to rig the elections. We should be preparing now for mass non-violent protests. We will need organizations, training, and commitment. Here are Gandhi’s thoughts on non-violent protest to help get us started.

Call Your MoC about Stopping the Federal Police Agencies in Portland


Reading time: two minutes
We are all alarmed by the federal provocation of peaceful protesters seeking an excuse to do greater harm and seeking to intimidate by abducting people off the streets Now’s your chance to get into some good trouble by calling your MoC and social mediaing at media outlets and government officials telling them to knock it off. We all know Trump is a coward and will back down if the noise gets loud enough.

Don’t Let ‘Em Gaslight You: Ukraine Scandal and Impeachment, Edition


Reading Time: 6 minutes
Holy mother this is your Sunday deep dive news read. The Mother of All Explainers! How does the Ol’ Pussy Grabber turn so many otherwise sober rational people to his twisted conspiracy-driven paranoid interpretation of the world? In other words, how does gaslighting work? Why are human beings so vulnerable to it? And, most importantly, how do we resist it? I explain it all right here in six minutes.

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