TAKE THE WIN
There's a lot to celebrate this time of year—in addition to impeachment! Take time to enjoy a lovely Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa...
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN!
Take the Win
This past week made it official—Donald Trump has been impeached. Whatever happens when the process moves to the Senate, the facts are out and the vote is in. As Lili Loofbourow wrote in Slate, impeachment IS a big deal: justice is being done to a president who refuses to be held accountable.
Even a major evangelical magazine has called for his removal. Happy Hanukkah, everyone! It’s a holiday miracle!
News from home:
NPR: Bangor's New Council Member Joins Wave Of Women Of Color Winning Office by Robbie Feinberg
This year, after seeing other immigrants bring their concerns to local leaders who were all white, Okafor realized that they needed representation. 'Someone needs to do that.' And at some point, I'm like, 'Why not me?'
Grist: How can I invest my money without contributing to the climate crisis? by Eve Andrews
If the companies that make up your mutual fund or index fund do well, you get some money. And if any of those companies are involved in fossil fuel extraction, then you made that money on climate change.
The Guardian: 'Lobsters and octopuses are back': the Kenyan women leading a reef revival by Geoffrey Kamadi
Women on Wasini Island have demonstrated how coral restoration techniques can revive marine ecosystems and create sustainable livelihoods for fishing communities.
Nature: United States to fund gun-violence research after 20-year freeze by Nidhi Subbaraman
The federal government stopped funding gun-violence research after passage of the “Dickey Amendment” in 1996. Jay Dickey, the Republican congressman who wrote the amendment, reversed his position before his death.
• Learn about the Green New Deal.
• Read the Indivisible Guide 2.0.
• Check out the weekly action plan from Progressive Action, Global Exchange (PAGE) which mobilizes progressives living overseas.
• Sign up for the Americans of Conscience Checklist, a weekly action list that also provides encouragement and good news.
• Learn about climate solutions and actions at ClimateRecovery.org, a group organized by community activists and members of American Resistance Sevilla.
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