Democrats have long taken the party's progressive/left base for granted. That may not be an option anymore because of an engaged progressive movement. The forces that are organizing to resist Donald Trump are also pressuring Democrats to take more progressive positions and strongly oppose the Trump administration's agenda.
A general tax strike would be an effective way to break the back of a government that won't comply with court orders, says Michael Kink, executive director of the Strong Economy for All Coalition. Tax resistance has been a part of US history since the beginning and could work if we all do it together.
Almost everything Trump has said in regard to the Middle East indicates that he has "no substantive grasp" of the issues, says international relations scholar Richard Falk. Along with historian Lawrence Davidson, Falk discusses the serious ramifications of Trump's presidency on Israel/Palestine and world affairs.