Trump Watch July 11 2018

Day 510:

Keep the focus on inequality

Analysis: If you’re rich, you’re more lucky than smart. And there’s math to prove it

‘CEOs don’t want this released’: US study lays bare extreme pay-ratio problem

GDP vs human thriving: a “healthy” economy means debt-haunted people, desperately searching for housing

Tax the rich, or eat the rich, let the rich decide.

Further Reading:

Officials admit they may have separated family – who might be US citizens – for up to a year

The world is losing vital forests quicker than ever. In 2017, 40 football fields of tropical tree cover were destroyed — every minute.

With “Mountainous” Evidence on Plaintiffs’ Side, Hundreds of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Get Green Light

Nato summit: Donald Trump says Germany is ‘captive of Russians’

The FCC wants to charge you $225 to review your complaints

Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare

Fox News Politics Editor: Trump Will ‘Defecate All Over Everything’ In Europe

Ted Cruz says he’ll debate, but two months after Beto O’Rourke’s first invite he still won’t talk details

Trudeau Defies Trump at NATO Summit: Canada Refuses to Increase Defense Spending

Russian mining firm puts Trump’s face on its asbestos products

Merkel hits back at Trump’s attack: I remember Soviet occupation

Months After GOP Approved $1.5T Giveaway to Rich, Ocasio-Cortez Shreds Those Questioning How to Pay for Bold Proposals Like Medicare for All

White House Threatened to Economically Cripple Ecuador for Promoting Breastfeeding

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Resolution Supporting NATO as Trump Attacks Continue

Trump Says Germany ‘is captive to Russia’ In Fiery Opening Salvo Against NATO

Pompeo’s North Korea meeting went ‘as badly as it could have gone’

California Prosecutor Suspended After Vile Attack On Maxine Waters

Manafort Loses Effort to Keep Storage-Unit Evidence Out of Trial

Kim Jong-un opts for potato farm visit over Mike Pompeo meeting

Enough with the euphemisms. They’re not ‘family residential centers.’ They’re jails.

Donald Trump’s startling global agenda: Taking white supremacy worldwide

There is no scenario in the Ohio State abuse scandal where Jim Jordan isn’t a terrible leader

Most People Think World Is More Dangerous Under Donald Trump, New Survey Finds

Border officials may have taken child of U.S. citizen into custody

Trump practices ‘diplomatic malpractice’ at NATO breakfast

Hecklers spoil another Mitch McConnell meal by blaring ‘Fight The Power’

Be alarmed when a leader tries to make you think of humans as vermin

Trump Is Training His Base to Hate NATO and Like Putin

Eighth Former OSU Wrestler Says Jim Jordan Knew About Sexual Abuse

Kansas City will greet Mike Pence with a big gay ‘sausage fest’

Now accepting applications: an accelerator just for cooperatives,


Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit? Want to do something about it?

Calling your government representative:

Call your Senator
Call your House Rep (Or use this spreadsheet)
Call your Governor
Call your Attorney General
Or try this website
Fax Congress here (free!)

You can also use if you are having a hard time figuring out what to say.

Tell them in no uncertain terms that you want them to fight to stop Trump from doing these things. Tell them you will be watching them closely on how they vote, and will hold them accountable during the next election if they cave to Trump. You can also call other states congress people and threaten to donate to their opponent if they don’t do what you want.

Phone Bank for Progressive Candidates:

Call the White House:


Call the “White House”:

Use this website to call one of Trump’s many properties he has not put into a blind trust yet, and let them know how you feel (be polite, they are workers just like us, but be firm).

Do a little Slacktivism:

Send Some Text Messages for progressive causes (I know it says textforbernie, but its for a range of progressive candidates) Or you can have your texts turned into faxes by the ResistBot

Go to a town hall and talk to your congress person in person:

Check when the next town hall is here

Monitor your congressperson:

Keep track of how your senator is voting on cabinet picks here, so you can call them up and give them hell if they vote for any of these worthless fuckers.

See how your elected representatives are voting for or against Trump.


Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)

See if you have a special election in your area!

Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!

Upcoming house votes:

Upcoming senate bills:

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

The Atlantic

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen.

Run For Office!:

Want to run for office in your area to fight back, check this out for positions that are open in your area, how to register, and what you need to do to win office!

Remove the Corporate Democrats!:

Join the fight to clean out the democratic party: Justice Democrats!

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