Political Resources

Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

This brief handbook written by Congressional staffers reveals the best practices for getting members of Congress to listen.  The value of defensive actions is stressed  because of the Republican control of Congress.

Strategies to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

This article proposes a modern-day Underground Railroad as a part of the Sanctuary Movement to counteract proposed deportation of undocumented people.

Understanding the Impact of the White Working Class on the Election

Joan C. Williams offers a sociological analysis of how the Democratic party did not serve the white working class well over the few years.  The confusion of policies that may benefit the white working class and with those that benefit the poor created the conditions for a Trump victory.  The focus on jobs and against free trade policies benefited the Trump campaign.

A Plan to Make America 1953 Again

George Will lays the blame for the job losses of the middle class on productivity improvement as opposed to Mexico and China.  Proposed tariffs or taxes will only make goods more expensive for the US consumer rather than returning jobs from foreign countries.