Posts By Ben O'Keefe

And the Winners of MoveOn's Laughter Trumps Hate Project Are ...

This summer, searched the country to find the funniest and smartest comedians to take on Donald Trump, the GOP’s politics of hate, and the pressing issues of bigotry and bullying. Over 200 comedians across the country submitted stand-up sets, sketch videos, and Donald Trump impressions taking on the election, as well as issues like […]

+ Read More Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman Responds to Hillary Clinton's VP Pick, Tim Kaine

Statement from Ilya Sheyman, executive director of Political Action:   “After a week of racist, bigoted, and misogynistic rhetoric coming from Cleveland, Hillary Clinton’s selection of Tim Kaine provides a contrast to the divisive message from the GOP. MoveOn, and our millions of members, will continue working to stand up to Donald Trump’s hateful campaign and ensure […]

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Download Your "Thank You" Sign

Sign option 1 Sign option 2 Sign option 3 Sign option 4.  Note: Some people prefer to use their electronic screens or “selfie software” like Mac’s Photobooth. These platforms can sometimes flip your image. For that reason we’ve created a mirrored version.

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Remembering Activist Grace Lee Boggs

“The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.” —Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015) Yesterday, the world lost one of the greatest activists of our time. For the past seven decades, Grace tirelessly fought for the labor, civil rights, black power, feminist, and environmental justice movements as a community activist in Detroit. As President Obama […]

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The O'Keefe Brief: Not Another Government Shutdown

Remember when the U.S. government shutdown for 16 days in 2013 because Republicans in Congress opposed Obamacare—you know the law that gave millions of uninsured Americans access to affordable healthcare? (Thanks a lot Obama.) Well guess what? You’re not having deja vu, Republicans are threatening to do it again. Here’s another flashback. Remember in 1973 […]

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Politicians: Stop Taking Money from the NRA

I am a teacher and practice "lockdown" drills now on what to do in the event of a school shooting. I should not have to make my students imagine a deranged gunman hunting them through the hallways of their place of learning and …

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