Repugnant Republicanism

We have no words, save to express outrage that 45 refused to utter the words “white supremacists.” So we’ll share  a statement from Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, on Trump’s statement following the egregious white supremacist terrorist “vehicular incident” that left one dead and at least 19 injured at the racist, […]

Guest author Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut shares his view on Trump’s proposed $110 billion Saudi arms deal.

According to peace activist Kevin Zeese, if Trump hoped that sacking FBI Director James Comey would stop investigations into possible collusion between Trump’s administration and Russia, he may be wrong. Very wrong.

Brave New Films is at it again. The activist progressive media effort, known for promoting progressive changes and amplifying voices and views generally ignored by mainstream media, is turning its lens toward Flint, Mich., and the country’s looming clean water crisis. Potentially thousands of people — many of them children — could be affected negatively for the rest […]

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts that found their way to The Armchair Activist’s inbox. We share them with you in the hope that you will get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today, we have an […]

Donald Drumpf is crisscrossing the nation in the guise of a new-millennium Mussolini, and the poison he spreads along the way — racism, xenophobia, misogyny, disdain for the poor — is infecting school children, say teachers in a new SPLC report. This likely will affect the US– and not in a good way — for at least a generation.

For April 14, Progressive Nashville shares two ways to make a difference: Add your voice to the call to charge Donald “Short Fingered Vulgarian” Trump for inciting violence and stand with #FightFor15 activists demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage.

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts recently received. Get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today, we have news of two #FightFor15 rallies being held in Music City this week. In addition, we’re asking you to sign a […]

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts we received throughout the weekend. Get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today we seek to protect our transgender siblings from the wrath of the Republican-controlled and generally inhumane Tennessee State […]


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