What Can You Do to Support Climate Recovery?
Put these three events on your calendar:
Join us on Thursday, January 10, 8:00 PM
for a discussion with scientists & community organizers
The science is clear. The future is not.
What can we do?
Centro Norteamericano, Calle Harinas, 18
Join us this Tuesday, January 8, 8:30 PM to
Make Posters for The Women’s March
(Click here to learn more about the link between climate & women's rights.)
Ready for an evening of fellowship, cerveza, and poster-making? Bring your own supplies or use ours.
Merchant Pub, Calle Canalejas, 12
Join us Saturday, January 19, at noon, for
The Global Women’s March in Seville
On January 20, 2018, Seville joined millions around the world marching for gender equality. And we're ready to rise up again. “The #WomensWave is coming,” say this year's US organizers, “and we’re sweeping the world forward with us.”
Jardines de Murillo
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN! by Kathy Sherretts
Read something different!
It’s important to keep reading and stay informed, but please! Don’t get suffocated by another load from the Trump crapwagon.
According to Wikipedia, olfactory fatigue is the temporary, normal inability to distinguish an odor after prolonged exposure. I used to work at a sewage treatment plant, and I can attest that this adjustment happens quickly. It is not only normal, it’s vital. (Without it, I wouldn’t have been able to keep my job). But prolonged exposure can blunt your sensitivity. Time for a breath of fresh air!
Website: A little something for everyone: The Utne Reader can offer some new topics and perspectives from outside our normal news sources.
Classics: More books entering the public domain this year will start showing up on this audiobook website for free: Librivox.org
Low-tech: Check out an actual book store! Seville’s book shops have a better selection than ever of English-language books; also, look in a public library, or borrow a book from a friend. Sit in a café, and read for an hour. (Bonus: "smelling coffee ... can limit or reverse olfactory fatigue.")
Aljazeera: Who are the new leaders of the American people?
This graphic examines the leadership at different levels of US government to show the makeup of the Senate, House of Representatives, state leaderships, and the president’s cabinet.
The Detroit News: Snyder veto spree takes down GOP power play proposal, 40 other bills by Jonathan Oosting
This Republican governor isn’t a sore loser. (This Republican congressman is)..
Slate/The Gist: Impeachment Is a Real Crapshoot (31 min)
Impeachment has never removed a president from office; the attempt weakened Andrew Johnson and bolstered Bill Clinton. How would impeachment play out against Trump?
The Hill: Trump administration presses ahead with Alaskan drilling plan despite shutdown by Timothy Cama
Because of the government shutdown, the Interior Department has locked public buildings and stopped plowing snow-covered roads in national parks, and shut down the BLM Alaska office. However, it is going ahead with meetings to open areas in northern Alaska to oil and natural gas drilling.
Ready to do more?
Read the Indivisible Guide 2.0, a new strategy for a new congress.
Check out the weekly action plan from Progressive Action, Global Exchange (PAGE) which mobilizes progressive Americans living overseas.
Sign up for the Americans of Conscience Checklist, a weekly action list that also provides encouragement and good news.
Learn more at ClimateRecovery.org, a new group organized by members of American Resistance Sevilla and other community activists. Have questions or want to volunteer? Contact ClimateRecoverySevilla@gmail.com.
Ready to do your bit to save our democracy — and the planet?
Learn more about Climate Recovery!
resist the madness!
American Resistance Sevilla is a non-partisan community mobilizing Americans living abroad to take peaceful action defending our lawful rights and freedoms. Learn more