Author: Ben O'Keefe
This summer, MoveOn.org 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 […]
MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman Responds to Hillary Clinton’s VP Pick, Tim Kaine
Statement from Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org 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 […]
On Wednesday March 16, I faced physical aggression from one of Donald Trump’s biggest supporters: the media. The day didn’t start that way though. When Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for president in all of its gaudy, escalator-filled glory, it was clear that his campaign would center around one core theme: hate. As the […]
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“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 […]
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 […]