Trump's executive actions on immigration greatly expand who might be targeted for deportation, including anyone whom an immigration officer deems "a risk to public safety." Immigrant advocates across the US are speaking out against this criminalization of immigrants and outlining concrete ways for communities to stand in solidarity with immigrants.
In opposition to the Trump fascistic executive orders, a vast and powerful movement of movements is quickly coalescing across the US. The rallying, prophetic vision of this "Great Turning" is a shift from piecemeal reform to a total transformation of our economic and political systems.
Unionization of US workers has declined both under Democratic and Republican administrations and Congresses. Unless organized labor finds solutions to the problems that are pervasive within its own organizations and structures, union membership numbers will continue to shrink and remaining members will be too cornered to mobilize effectively.