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Author: MoveOn

Tips for Approaching the True History of Thanksgiving With Your Family, Friends, and Kids

Parent and child talk on their living room couch.

As Thanksgiving approaches, you may start hearing questions and commentary about the history of the holiday—especially from kids—that aren’t rooted in the facts. The often-told story of Thanksgiving is a myth of harmony and an erasure of the genocide that colonists committed against the Wampanoag Tribe in the 1600s. Thanksgiving became a celebrated holiday during […]

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What Politicians and Pundits Are Saying About the No Labels Heist

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Mehdi Hasan, Rep. Gregory Meeks, and James Carville

  The dark-money political party No Labels has made headlines this summer by qualifying for the ballot in a number of states. While they try to pitch themselves as a bipartisan third-party alternative to voters who aren’t interested in either Biden or Trump, the reality is their misleading and misguided presidential effort will only help […]

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Recap of the Republican Debate 2023: A Complete Dumpster Fire

GOP Candidates Mike Pence, Ron DeSantis, and Vivek Ramaswamy face off at the Republican National Committee Debate in Milwaukee, WI.

  In case you missed last night’s RNC debate for the sake of your mental health, we watched it so you don’t have to. Despite Trump’s absence, his eight rival Republican candidates battled it out in an attempt to prove their ability to replace him as front-runner. Whether or not any of them were successful […]

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MoveOn Launching Banned Bookmobile This Summer: Full of Censored Books

  Governor Ron DeSantis has banned hundreds of books across the state of Florida, censoring themes centered on race, history, sexual orientation, and gender in an effort to silence the voices and narratives of marginalized communities and further push his MAGA vision for a “Great American Comeback.” Just last month, a Florida school banned “The […]

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How MoveOn Is Working to Support the LGBTQ+ Community

  The LGBTQ+ community, particularly transgender folks, is under attack from Republicans. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, nearly 500 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have gone before state legislatures since the start of this year alone, and anti-trans bills have doubled since 2022. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed several anti-LGBTQ+ bills, which Joe Saunders, senior […]

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The Complicit Caucus: Flipping 5 Vulnerable Republican Seats Ends MAGA Control of the House

The road to end MAGA Republican control of the House of Representatives runs through this handful of key districts. In 2020, Joe Biden won the presidency and triumphed in congressional districts across the country, and in the 2022 midterm elections, 18 of those congressional districts elected Republicans to the House of Representatives. That’s right: just […]

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