Trump's bigoted and cruel policies are generating record levels of protest and a surge in political activism on the left. Indivisible, created by former congressional staffers, is a network of progressive local organizations that has been ratcheting up the pressure on Congress to oppose Trump's agenda.
Hindu Nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi rose to power in India on the back of anti-Muslim riots and fascist rhetoric. Parallels can be drawn between his rise and rule since 2014 and the ascension of Donald Trump. Resistance to this global trend toward fascism can only be effective through international solidarity.
Trump's regulatory freeze on the rusty-patched bumblebee's endangered listing is seen by many as an attempt to reverse the public health and environment-related work completed under President Obama. Listing the bumblebee as endangered is critical in efforts to track the toxic pesticides and other factors that are killing off the bumblebee.