Resistance Action Group

The “election” of Donald Trump in November 2016, ignited an attack on many of the basic rights essential to a democratic and just American society. Trump, with the collusion of the Republican Party, has targeted the Four Freedoms named by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Besides attacking freedom of worship and speech, they are going after freedom from want and freedom from fear with all the intensity of the enemies we fought  in 1941: immigrants have been banned for their religion, access to vital health care is being ripped away, environmental protections have been eliminated, voting rights have been restricted and attempts to discredit the press have been incessant. At the same time, the GOP right wing proposes tax cuts for the rich and more guns in schools.  This is not the country we want!

NN IS FIGHTING BACK.  We have joined allies and partners in this city and across the nation to obstruct these draconian initiatives.  We urge you to use the resources below. These are groups that identify current resistance actions and events at the local, state and national level.

Our Resistance Action Group has made and will continue to make Calls to Action at critical points on these issues.  We want to make activists aware of the wide array of things you can do so you can join in, whenever you can.  Together, we will win!

Resistance Resources

Please consult these sites for updates as the events and issues change constantly.

Dialogue on Resistance Action

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Oct 2017

Tricks on Us; Treats for Billionaires

Join POWER, Put People First and Tuesdays with Toomey to spook Pat Toomey and demand that our health care be treated as a human right!  Tuesday, October 31st 12:20pm 200 Chestnut St   The US Congress just passed a budget that guts Medicaid by $1 trillion, slashes Medicare by $500 billion, and leaves 9 Million...


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Sep 2017

Demand a State Budget That Puts People First

Budget Update The budget situation in Pennsylvania is about to become dire. The General Fund goes into the red on September 15 and will mostly stay there for the rest of the year, which will likely lead to a 12% cut in non-mandatory expenditures. We’re looking at a $1 billion cut in basic education funding...


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Jul 2017

Fight on with the People’s Platform in this Summer for Progress: Call to Action

This summer, progressives are organizing across the country to demand a Peoples Platform – 8 bills that say definitively that this country stands for people over profit*. Neighborhood Networks is a local affiliate of Our Revolution which, in turn is part of a huge coalition including Progressive Democrats of America, Democracy for America, National Nurses United, The...


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Feb 2017

Resistance at the Local, State and Federal Level: Call to Action

We had good news on the resistance front this week: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the injunction to stop the Trump Immigration Ban.  It’s not over yet but at least it stopped this discriminatory and hurtful policy from affecting our immigrant and refugee communities. And coming up next week:  Resistance Recess! Hundreds of actions...


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