Farcical fascist, Donald Trump, will be winging his way through the next four years at the head of the United States government.
Fuck this. Stay angry. Be helpful. Be safe.
Artists have a duty to remain committed to the critique of society and while this list is not just art-related, our lives and our practices must confront and accept their political implications. Friends and family have been sharing resources — thank you to those of you who shared yours with us. Below is an updating list of resources and organizations for all vulnerable peoples and their allies to survive the orange times. Add any relevant community events or resources you think would be helpful in the comments. We will be updating this list for as long as necessary so please bookmark and share.
Radical Politics - A reading list for undoing Amerika.
Open document of fake news sources - Fake news played an outsized role in this election, do your best to call out fake news no matter their bias.
Online Privacy Best Practices - Trump will have control of one of the most invasive security apparatuses in the world, protect yourself and your networks. Use different, non-sensical passwords for all your accounts, write them down on paper or use a password manager which encrypts your password database.
Set-up Two Factor Authentification - If you are at risk, secure all your accounts.
EFF Privacy Badger - Blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.
EFF Security Self-Defence Project - Understanding digital privacy needs and tools to circuvent surveillance.
HTTPS Everywhere - ensures you are always requesting a secure connection through your browser.
Set up a VPN (Virtual Private Network).
Chrome extension automatically changes "alt-right" to "white supremacy".
Accompany a neighbor on their commute. Not feeling safe in your community? Not willing to allow your neighbors to feel unsafe? Sign up to help.
#GrabYourWallet Boycott List - An open document of companies involved with Trump and his organizations.
Million Women's March - Scheduled for January 21st, the day after the inauguration.
#PAYBLACKTiME - Put your white guilt to good use and nourish people of color.
The DJT Resistance - Boycott and political actions organized by journalist Shaun King.
Call your Representatives - Look up your rep and give them a call. Calling is the best way to get your voice heard.
Direct Action Drop-in for Artists and Art Workers at The Shandaken Project- November 19, NYC - group POSTER-MAKING and community discussion about STRATEGIES OF CREATIVE NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE, and DIRECT ACTION PLANNING.
Urgent Care - November 19, Chicago - Symposium as: Therapy / Protest / Rebuttal / Open Dialogue / Resource / Grieving / Research / Empowerment / ___________
Concrete Guide to January for Vulnerable Peoples - an open document with legal advice for populations who will be targeted by Trump
Don't get distracted by the divisive rhetoric to come, think about how to build the next economy to benefit us all.