The Progressive Jobs Board and more you can do to fight back this week (October 16)

On Friday, Donald Trump abandoned the last pretense that his administration isn’t deliberately trying to hurt people and break our institutions. Trump’s unilateral decision to cut off billions of dollars in cost-sharing subsidies is nothing less than a deliberate attempt to destabilize the health insurance market and threaten the health coverage of millions of Americans.

What you can do to fight back this week (September 25)

The coming week is full of opportunities to take action in support of our shared progressive values. Now that, with your help, the far-right’s campaign to repeal health reform has been defeated, Republicans in Washington are turning to massive tax cuts for the wealthy and other parts of their agenda that would hurt the middle class and the institutions we all depend on.

What you can do to fight back this week (September 11)

Late last week, a scandal erupted after the official Twitter account for the Colorado Republican Party launched a “bizarre” and vicious attack on one of the nation’s oldest and most important civil rights watchdogs. [1] With racism and hatred against LGBT Americans on the rise since Trump took office, the Southern Poverty Law Center has done the same thing they’ve done for almost 45 years: calling out the people and organizations responsible for spreading hatred.

What you can do to fight back this week (September 5)

This morning, the Trump administration announced a decision that could result in the deportation of 800,000 “Dreamers”—17,000 of them right here in Colorado—who call America home and are Americans in every sense of the word that matters. Democrats, and even some Republicans like Rep. Mike Coffman in Colorado have called for protecting undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, yet today Trump’s attorney general insulted them and perpetuated the racist lie that immigrants have stolen jobs from the rest of us.

More Ways to Help Folks in Texas

The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey along the Texas coast, including the nation’s fourth-largest city, is only just now starting to become clear. Thousands of our neighbors in Texas are still waiting to be rescued from flooded homes, while many thousands more face the loss of everything they have spent their lives working for—homes, possessions, and in a growing number of tragic cases, family members and loved ones.