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 […]

MoveOn has an urgent alert for activists that brings to mind Martin Niemöller. Since the US Supreme Court’s galling 2013 gutting of the Voting Rights Act, a number of states — including Tennessee — immediately leaped to impose Voter ID laws, gerrymandering, and other vile actions to allow systemic racism and classism back into their electoral […]

Oklahoma plans to execute an innocent man in two days. We must stop this.

Now is the time to take action against war and for peace. The specific instrument MoveOn wants to defend is the proposed Iran arms deal, which could be nixed by our representatives in the US Congress. Is the deal flawed? Of course. But it would reduce dramatically the likelihood that Iran will build an atomic bomb anytime soon. That’s why we need pro-peace advocates to contact their legislators right away.

Tomorrow, Aug. 7, Tennessee is holding elections. And your vote is needed to counter massive amounts of money pouring into Tennessee from far-right-wing extremists, including the Koch brothers.  In addition to the state primary elections, Tennessee voters are heading to the polls to cast their vote for judges.1 The Koch brothers—operating through shadowy front groups like Americans for […]

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