Trump isn’t trying to win the election

President Trump isn’t trying to win the election. He’s trying to stay in power.

What’s the difference? To win an election, he needs a majority of the votes. To stay in power, a militant minority (and a willingness to break the rules) will do.

It’s scary stuff. But our fear is counterproductive. It demobilizes us. It adds to our doubts & cynicism. Our project, then, for the next seven weeks, every Friday, is to turn fear into power and focus on the future.

Our Year in Sound: 2018

This is my last week at TakeAction Minnesota. I have loved writing to you.  About our state.  For TakeAction Minnesota.  Working with Kenza and Elianne and the whole team here has been transformational for me. But after ten years, I’m ready for something new.  I’m launching the 100% Campaign, a new state-based effort to create

Week in Action: What is preemption, and how can it impact Minnesota?

In case you missed it, this is from last Friday’s Week in Action email: This week, we wanted to share a roundup of news stories about ‘statewide preemption.’ Across the country, local elected officials and community members are making progress on issues that help workers, LGTBQ folks, the environment, New Americans, small businesses, family farmers,

This Week in Action: Anniversary of the Women’s March

In case you missed it, this is from last Friday’s”This Week in Action” email: This Sunday is the anniversary of the Women’s March, the largest single-day protest in American history, and in honor of that anniversary, this week, we’re sharing stories about women. Over the last year, we’ve seen the beginning of major cultural shifts, like

TakeAction Digest: This Week in Action

Today marks the 100th day of the BelieveResist campaign. 100 days of resistance against Trump’s first 100 days in office. 100 days of believing in a more just and equitable world, no matter what. The fight isn’t over. For the next month you won’t be getting our weekly digest, but don’t worry! We’ll be back shortley