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Renewing American Civilization
4. For example, let's rewind to the early 1990s, a time when today's Never Trumpers were unapologetic conservatives, and a time when a brash young Congressman from Georgia, Newt Gingrich (PhD in History), carried the mantle of "the conservative politician with the big ideas."

— Seth Cotlar (@SethCotlar) August 12, 2018

6. In 1995 I was a graduate student in American history and was curious what one of our major political leaders thought about the subject, so I opened up Netscape and downloaded the full text of Newt's lectures via 56K modem. They're still accessible at https://t.co/Uv3C7fLmHv

— Seth Cotlar (@SethCotlar) August 12, 2018
7. They read like the transcript of a Trump campaign rally, only with a 12th grade vocabulary instead of a 5th grade vocab. It's stream of consciousness gobbledygook. Like this gem. No one w/ a rudimentary knowledge of American History or social science could take Newt seriously. pic.twitter.com/FDF07qWjgc

— Seth Cotlar (@SethCotlar) August 12, 2018
america  history  culture  politics 
3 days ago by soto97
US Action on Climate Change Is Irreversible | We Are Still In
We are more than 2,500 leaders from America’s city halls, state houses, boardrooms, and college campuses who have signed the We Are Still In declaration since its initial release on June 5, 2017. This unprecedented network of networks represents more than 127 million Americans and $6.2 trillion of the U.S. economy. Spanning all 50 states — red and blue — we are demonstrating America’s enduring commitment to tackling climate change, ensuring a clean energy future, and upholding the Paris Agreement. To date, We Are Still In is the largest cross-section of local leaders in support of climate action in the United States.
climate  science  policy  politics 
december 2017 by soto97
Freedom House |
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world.

We analyze the challenges to freedom, advocate for greater political rights and civil liberties, and support frontline activists to defend human rights and promote democratic change. Founded in 1941, Freedom House was the first American organization to champion the advancement of freedom globally.
politics 
october 2017 by soto97
Inclusive Astronomy: The Nashville Recommendations | AAS Groups Wiki
The following recommendations emerged as some of the first steps towards our shared goals, through the synthesis of prior work1,2,3,4. Women of color in astronomy and astrophysics. Seeking Solutions: Maximizing American Talent by Advancing Women of Color in Academia, National Academies Press, Washington D.C. , input from community members, consultation with expert practitioners, and discussions and workshops during the conference itself. All guidelines and recommendations in this document should be interpreted in a way that benefits historically underrepresented groups.
science  diversity  politics 
march 2017 by soto97
Mike Foote – Democrat ★ State House
Representative for Colorado House District 12.
politics  colorado 
february 2017 by soto97
Mike Johnston for Colorado
Mike Johnston grew up in Colorado and knows our newest challenges can be met with our oldest values. Values that created a sense a community where we believed in a common destiny, belonged to something larger than our own lives, and built a future of our own choosing. As governor, he'll help bridge the divides in our state to build an economy with a good job for every Coloradan, create affordable housing and less traffic, and provide access to an excellent education for every child.
politics  colorado 
february 2017 by soto97
Home - State Innovation Exchange
We support state legislators who seek to strengthen our democracy, fight for working families, defend civil rights and liberties, and protect the environment. We do this through training, emphasizing leadership development, amplifying legislators’ voices, and forging strategic alliances between our legislative network and grassroots movements.
politics 
february 2017 by soto97
Tracking Congress In The Age Of Trump | FiveThirtyEight
An updating tally of how often every member of the House and the Senate votes with or against the president
data  politics 
february 2017 by soto97
Tracking Congress In The Age Of Trump | FiveThirtyEight
An updating tally of how often every member of the House and the Senate votes with or against the president
politics  data 
february 2017 by soto97
5 Calls: Make your voice heard
Turn your passive participation into active resistance. Facebook likes and Twitter retweets don't create the change you want to see.

Spend 5 minutes, make 5 calls.

There's one simple and straightforward way to influence the Government that is supposed to represent you: Call them on the phone.

Calling is the most effective way to influence your representative. 5 Calls gives you contacts and scripts so calling is quick and easy. We use your location to give you your local representatives so your calls are more impactful.
politics 
january 2017 by soto97
The Science Network Workshop Series | Union of Concerned Scientists
Please join the Science Network for one of the workshops listed below. These sessions are part of a series offered to Science Network members to provide training opportunities to strengthen your communication and advocacy skills. There are three different levels of workshops that might appeal to you: introductory (101), advanced (202), and early career scientist (ECS).
science  politics  video 
january 2017 by soto97
East BOCO+
oin East BOCO+ in action to ensure progressive, inclusive values in our community and beyond. | Únete a East BOCO+ en acción para asegurar el progreso, valores inclusivos en nuestra comunidad y más.
politics 
january 2017 by soto97
Indivisible Guide
A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR RESISTING THE TRUMP AGENDA

Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen.
politics 
december 2016 by soto97
Trump Tracker
On Tuesday November 8th, 2016, Donald John Trump won the electoral vote and is currently standing to be the President-elect of the United States of America.

He made a lot of promises. Trump Tracker will fact-check and see if he adheres to all of his stands on policies regarding culture, immigration, economy, and many more.
data  politics 
november 2016 by soto97
Caliper - Mapping Software, GIS, and Transportation Software
This is the mapping software used by organizations that create gerrymandered districts.
maps  software  politics  geography  demographics 
june 2016 by soto97
GovTrack.us: Tracking the U.S. Congress
GovTrack.us tracks the United States Congress and helps Americans understand what is going on in their national legislature.

We publish the status of federal legislation and information about your representative and senators in Congress. Use GovTrack to track bills for updates or get alerts.

We also go beyond the official record with statistical analyses, bill summaries, and other tools to put information in context.

GovTrack was the first to create open data about Congress (see the developer docs), and we have successfully lobbied Congress to make more and better legislative information available to the public.
government  data  politics 
april 2016 by soto97
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