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The revolution will not be televised - but it will be on TikTok. Start using it in your campaigns.

Use TikTok in campaigns to reach the next generation

The revolution will not be televised – but it will be on TikTok. Did you know that TikTok captures more monthly hours from users than …

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2022 Mass shooting dashboard as Republicans block gun safety measures with the filibuster

GOP filibuster kills gun safety bills as children die in mass shootings

In 2022, there have been 206 mass shootings as of May 25th, killing 236 Americans and injuring 888. Mass shootings seem to occur so frequently …

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Political Strongman playbook promise law and order, then legitimize lawbreaking by financial, sexual, and other predators. They claim to be saviors of the nation while robbing people of truth, treasure, and the protections of democracy.

Political strongman playbook

Strongmen claim to be saviors of the nation while robbing people of truth, treasure, and the protections of democracy. They promise law and order, then …

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Confirm Gigi Sohn to the FCC so the commission can fight propaganda

Fight FOX propaganda. Strengthen the FCC

FOX News spreads conspiracy theories to sell ads while attacking the FCC – the federal agency that regulates media outlets like FOX. “The FCC is …

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Republican packed Supreme Court approves political bribes giving billionaires more control over politics and he laws we all have to live by.

Supreme Court approves political bribes. Follow the money to see how this will change your life.

“The politician is happy; the donors are happy. The only loser is the public.” – Justice Elena Kagan “Republican-appointed justices struck down limits on candidates …

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Restaurant workers deserve a fair wage

Restaurant workers deserve ONE FAIR WAGE – not slave era exploitation

Many restaurant workers earn just $2.13/hour! Is it any surprise that thousands are quitting? How does this legacy of slavery survive? How do restaurant owners …

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Republican gun policies help mass shooters

Republican gun policies help mass shooters

A racist teenager kills ten in Buffalo with a military-style assault weapon. What role do Republican policies play in the surge of mass shootings? “The …

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Republicans make a joke of the Supreme Court as they cling to power by denying women and voters their rights

Insider’s guide to the Supreme Court in pictures

The Supreme Court was an honorable institution, till Republicans politicized it into a joke. Cartoons are now the best way to explain how it works. …

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Republicans embraces replacement theory with help from FOX News for fearmongering

Racism runs for office

A mass shooter kills ten people in Buffalo inspired by a racist ‘replacement’ conspiracy theory pushed by Tucker Carlson on Fox News and embraced by …

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Protect your online privacy as Republicans unleash abortion bounty hunters

How to protect your online privacy as Republicans unleash bounty hunters in their war on women

A Republican packed Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v Wade as abortion vigilantes search for victims to sue. “An antiabortion law in Texas …

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How is an 18 year old radicalized to kill? Follow the blood money to billionaires and the politicians blocking gun safety measures.

Billionaires profit from radicalizing White Supremacist terrorists

How is an 18 year old radicalized to kill? Follow the blood money to billionaires and the politicians blocking gun safety measures. “The suspect in …

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Attacking companies for political purposes is standard in the authoritarian socialists playbook. Comrade DeSantis attacks Disney for standing up for what's right.

Authoritarian socialist DeSantis attacks Disney

Authoritarian socialists attack business for politics. Putin took over Yukos Oil, the largest Russian oil firm at the time and jailed Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the CEO. …

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Vote Democrat to stop the GOP 11 Point Plan to kill Medicaid

Fix Medicaid. Don’t kill it.

Nothing hurts like a toothache – except lack of healthcare. You’d think that politicians would focus on the welfare of their constituents before waging culture …

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Ukraine offer Democrats a lesson in fighting anti-democratic forces

Ukraine’s fight for democracy has a lesson for Democrats

The entire world said the Ukrainians were just gonna lose. They were told to surrender. “That it was inevitable that Russia was just too strong. …

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Republican war on women led by questionable men

Republican war on women led by questionable men

A raped woman can be forced to have the baby. Abortions and contraceptives are banned. She’s charged with murder for a miscarriage. How did we …

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FOX News uses Russian propaganda tactics to make money by spreading disinfo that divides Americans

FOX uses Russian propaganda tricks to spread disinformation

The Russians are grandmasters at propaganda. FOX has adapted Russian tricks to make money by spreading disinformation that divides Americans. How does a cable channel …

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Republican war on women & abortion straight from Handmaid’s Tale

A raped woman can be forced to have the rapist’s child and charged with murder if she doesn’t. Anyone trying to help the woman can …

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Immigrant bashing used to inspire more voter registrations

When Tucker Carlson bashes immigrants, use it to inspire voter registration

What do the CEO’s of Google, Adobe, Microsoft and IBM have in common? They’re all from India, which Tucker Carlson calls a ‘sh*thole’ country. Carlson …

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Minority Rule - How TAKER states exploit the generosity of GIVE States to persecute women

Classifying Abortion as Murder: Taker vs Giver States

Louisiana is about to Charge Women Who Get Abortions With Murder. Minority Rule: How TAKER states exploit GIVER State generosity to persecute women Louisiana also …

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Supreme Court raised the cost reproductive healthcare

How much more will reproductive healthcare cost when the Supreme Court nullifies Roe v Wade?

It’s going to cost a LOT more for reproductive healthcare as the Republican packed Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade! Women will have to travel …

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Track extremist political candidates with map from Renew America Foundation

Extremist Candidate Tracker by Renew America Foundation

“MAGA CROWD ‘MOST EXTREMIST POLITICAL ORGANIZATION’ IN MODERN U.S. HISTORY” – President Biden How do you track political extremist candidates? In real time? Make their …

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How billionaires pack the courts to get what they want

How billionaires pack the courts to get whatever they want

How do billionaires get the laws they want while courts deny the rest of us our basic rights? Follow the money to see how the …

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Republicans pack the Supreme Court with ultra-right wing justices to deny women their rights

The Future of Roe V. Wade: Women’s Choice Election 2022

The Republican-stacked Supreme Court poised to trash Roe v. Wade. EVERY non-voting woman and man who supports Reproductive Choice MUST know that we are: “JUST. …

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GOP plan to National Parks

National Parks for sale in GOP Plan

The GOP plan proposes to sell Government assets – which includes National Parks. ‘Americans deserve to know what we will do when given the chance …

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Fight Republican war on women. Vote ProChoice

Republicans wage war on women. #VoteProChoice

Republicans wage war on women. Ban abortions. Close clinics. Reward abortion vigilantes. Claim rape is an ‘opportunity’. Other Republicans claim ‘Legitimate rape doesn’t cause pregnancy. …

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Find your new voting district

How to find your new voting district after redistricting

Voters often struggle to find their new voting districts after redistricting. A new map makes it free and easy. What’s your new district after Republicans …

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Follow the money to see how billionaires pay politicians to block bills to fight Climate Change.

Follow the money blocking Climate Change bills

“NO LABELS TO HOST BILLIONAIRE GATHERING WITH JOE MANCHIN IN LOS ANGELES” – Lee Fang in The Intercept Puzzled why politicians block bills to fight …

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Record events with YouTube Shorts to create awareness and mobilize support for your campaign.

YouTube Shorts: Ideal for campaigns and activists on the move

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” ― Ferris Bueller It’s the same with …

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Long COVID patients at risk as GOP plan cuts ACA and coverage for pre-existing conditions

Long COVID patients at risk from GOP scheme to kill ACA and coverage for pre-existing conditions

Almost a million Americans have died from COVID. Millions more suffer from Long COVID. The GOP 11 Point Plan kills ACA with its insurance for …

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Use infographics to explain what the GOP 11 Point Plan means for Americans

What’s in the GOP 11 Point Plan for you?

Republicans have released an 11 Point Plan that proposes to end Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare while raising taxes on the poor and elderly. Help …

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Use the Jan 6th Insurrection Relationship Map to see the threats to American democracy

Jan 6 Capitol Riot Updated Map: Who Was Involved or Charged

Having a hard time keeping track of how different people were involved with the Jan 6th insurrection?

DeSantis racist gerrymander kills Florida Black Voters rights

Florida crime scene: DeSantis murders Black voters’ rights

‘Democracy in Florida isn’t functioning.’ Governor’s rigged maps rob Black voters of power. – The Guardian Check the crime scene for yourself with this map …

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Bezos inflation profiteer and tax dodger

Inflation profiteer dodges taxes: Follow the money

How do billionaires exploit workers, cause inflation and dodge paying taxes? Follow the money. Bezos is worth over $200 billion and paid no Federal Income …

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Mallory McMorrow says Stand Up To Hate

Stand up against hate

“Hate will only win if people like me stand by and let it happen” “In response to a colleague who had called her a “groomer” …

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Student Loan Relief mapping the benefits of President Biden's plan

Student loan relief: Mapping benefits of President Biden’s plan

“Biden To Cancel Student Loans For Thousands” – Newsweek How do you let more people know the benefits of a plan that will help thousands …

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Republican group smears reputations of women nominees of color: Follow the dark money.

Republican group smears reputations of women nominees of color: Follow the dark money.

“The Slime Machine Targeting Dozens of Biden Nominees” – Jane Mayer, New Yorker “The American Accountability Foundation (A.A.F.), which is run by conservative white men, …

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Create your own Rapid Response GIF

Create your own Rapid Response GIF

GIFs work well for campaigns because condense your message and call to action into seconds. 

fight racism hate mongering and gun violence killing Americans

Fight the hate mongering dividing America

Fight hate mongering and the politics of dividing Americans to get elected. How does a community organize to fight a Klan rally? Respond to a …

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Billionaire tax dodgers would be required to pay their fair share of taxes by the Billionaire Income Tax Bill.

Billionaire Tax Dodger Awards

Billionaires dodge taxes through loopholes, political donations and a supporting cast of politicians and judges. The Billionaire Tax Dodger Awards recognize unchecked greed. Exploit workers …

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Facebook Meta shareholders asked to support Proposal 7

Facebook – Meta shareholders to vote on reducing misinformation

Facebook / Meta shareholders can vote until May 25, 10AM PDT to support Proposal 7, which compels the corporation to confront the cost of the …

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Stop gig worker exploitation by billion dollar firms

How are gig workers exploited? Follow the money.

Multi-billion dollar firms deny gig workers health insurance, death benefits and the right to organize. “Gig workers are classified as independent contractors. That designation obscures …

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President Biden expands ethanol usage. Where will gas prices fall the most?

Where will gas prices fall from President Biden’s plan to expand ethanol usage?

How can a plan be shared so it’s easy for people to see how they’ll benefit from it? Maps are a great communication tool. They …

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Who’s to Blame for High Gas Prices? Follow the money.

“Saudi – Russia collusion is driving up gas prices and worsening Ukraine crisis.” – The Intercept “As Russia ordered troops into Ukraine on Monday, gas prices soared to …

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Republicans criminalize abortion

Republicans criminalize abortion: mapping the forces at work

Texas Woman, 26, Charged With Murder After Alleged ‘Self-Induced Abortion’ The extreme move comes after Texas passed a draconian anti-abortion law last year that has …

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Geotargt with zip codes and demographics to pick the best areas to campaign

Geotarget campaigns by zip code

Focus your campaign on the areas with the most potential supporters. Make the most of your campaign time, money and volunteers with geo-targeting. Use information …

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Stop FOX Tucker Carlson streaming Russian propaganda to American military bases

Stop FOX streaming Russian propaganda to American military bases

“As Ukrainians fight for their lives, it’s time to permanently remove pro-Putin propaganda from US military bases. Stop brainwashing our troops. As the GOP has …

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Chris Smalls organizes Amazon workers in New York

Amazon workers unionize! How to train workers to amplify demands with a common script.

How can the magic of great organizers be bottled to train others to explain their demands better? Messages are amplified when repeated many times by …

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Conduct surveys with textbots to spot trends and find potential supporters

Understand how voters feel about local issues and identify potential supporters with textbot surveys

Make smarter decisions with better information. How can surveys be customized to local issues and conducted quickly? On a tiny budget with little technical expertise? …

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Republicans block funds to fight COVID. More Americans are likely to die.

Republicans block funds to fight COVID. Mapping where more Americans are likely to die.

Almost a million Americans have died from COVID. Republicans are now blocking funds to fight COVID. When did politics become so lethal? This map shows …

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Drug lobby pays Republicans to block Insulin price cut reforms

Why does insulin cost so much? Follow the blood money Republicans get to block price cuts.

30 million American diabetics struggle to pay for the skyrocketing price of insulin. Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi make a killing from raising insulin …

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Five practical ways to fight FOX spreading propaganda

Five practical ways to fight FOX spreading propaganda

Fox News opinion programs are the biggest source of disinformation. DDAD Defenders of Democracy Against Disinfo is a grassroots, nonprofit group. They have analyzed how …

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7 tips to take better advocacy photos

7 tips to take better advocacy photos

Photos express our common humanity without words and help counter hate. Images incite an emotional response in audiences. Research shows online content performs stronger with …

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Ginni and Clarence Thomas are not above the law. Supreme Court needs a code of conduct.

Supreme Couple Isn’t Above The Law

What did Clarence Thomas know about his wife’s Jan. 6 plotting when he ruled to block the release of White House documents? HuffPost Thomas has …

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Mobilize more public support with tech like PASS THE MORE ACT to decriminalize marijuana

Mobilize supporters with free apps like BOWL PAC for PASS THE MORE ACT to decriminalize marijuana

70% of voters believe marijuana should be legal – Quinnipiac University Poll The House is expected to vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act. …

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Republicans oppose school meals for hungry kids but support tax cuts. Mapping the hypocrisy.

Republicans cut free school meals for hungry kids but support tax cuts for wealthy donors.

Republicans claim to care about education but deny money for school meals. Surprise! You can’t learn on an empty stomach. How do Republicans push for …

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Republican packed Supreme Court uses Shadow Docket to deny Americans their rights

SHADOW DOCKET: Republican packed Supreme Court quietly steals your rights.

Important decisions about Americans’ right to vote and control over their own bodies demands discussion and transparency. Not the Shadow Docket. “The conservative justices are …

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Putin Republicans follow the money

Putin Republicans: Follow The Rubles

Why are Republicans so fond of Putin? Follow the money to see how Putin and Russian oligarchs bought Republicans with donations and sexpionage. This PowerMap …

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Republicans deny internet access to prevent people from voting.

Fight the Republican scheme to block seniors, disabled and struggling families without internet access from voting

Voting shouldn’t be a privilege only for those with internet connectivity. How do Republicans make it hard for people without internet access to vote? Deny …

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Ginny Thomas network involved with election overthrow attempt

Mapping Ginni Thomas’ attempt to overturn election results

“Ginni Thomas Pressed Trump’s Chief of Staff to Overturn 2020 Vote, Texts Show” – NY Times “The consequences of what she’s done is that I …

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Republicans cripple gun safety laws. Shootings and deaths surge.

Republicans cripple gun safety laws. Shootings and deaths surge.

Promoting guns and vigilantism isn’t the answer in a democracy. States with weaker gun laws have higher rates of firearm related homicides – CNN. States …

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Stop paying the cable tax that supports FOX as it spreads Russian propaganda

Stop paying FOX to spread Russian propaganda #UNFOXmycablebox

How do cable companies force you to pay for FOX even if you don’t watch? How does FOX use your money to spread Russian propaganda? …

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How to canvass anywhere with any list of contacts or without a list

How to Canvass in Areas without Cell Service: The Field Maps App

Don’t reinvent the wheel! Use the same apps that firefighters and utility workers rely on to canvass in areas without cell coverage. The uses may …

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Gun deaths and injuries surge as Republicans cut common sense gun safety measures

Mapping 2,000 shooting incidents as Republicans cut gun safety laws

Follow the money to see why Republicans cut common sense gun safety laws as more Americans die in shootings. Ohio’s Republican governor approves concealed guns …

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Mapping Ginni Thomas Republican and Supreme Court connections

Ginni Thomas’ Republican and Supreme Court connections: Mapping the ethics concerns

Ginni Thomas, right wing activist and wife of Justice Clarence Thomas has clients with cases before the Supreme Court. Should he recuse himself? Ginni’s was …

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Canvass smarter with Palm Cards and Smart QR Codes

Canvassing Goes Better With Palm Cards

Canvassers mobilize more voters with Palm Cards and Smart QR Codes. There’s nothing better than door-to-door canvassing to mobilize voters. How can volunteers be trained …

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Election deniers run for office putting Democracy on The Ballot

Democracy is on the Ballot. Mapping where Election Deniers are Running For Office.

Why do people who don’t believe in fair elections run for office? They’ll get to control how (and if) future elections will be run and …

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American billionaires dodge their taxes forcing cuts to Child Tax Credit

America has oligarchs too. They’re called billionaires.

Oligarchs are very wealthy businessmen with a lot of political influence. American oligarchs (billionaires) dodge paying their fair share of taxes. This reduces funding for …

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Putin Republicans follow the money to see how Russia has corrupted American politics.

Putin Republicans : Follow The Money

What makes Putin Republicans adore the Russian dictator? Follow the money. Putin has infiltrated and corrupted the Republican Party. Follow the money to see how …

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Geotarget better with maps and data to pick the best area to focus on

Geotarget better with maps and data. Stop guessing.

Smart maps combine maps and data. They take the guesswork out of choosing the best areas to target. Businesses pick the best locations for their …

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Make campaign videos that pack a punch - embed a YouTube video and a call to Action Button.

Make punchy campaign ads. Combine your message with a YouTube video and call to Action Button.

How can videos generate more responses for your campaign? Use videos of current news headlines in your campaign’s outreach as they are already the public …

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Republican tax plan robs the rich to give to the poor.

Republican tax plan robs the poor and gives to the rich. Robin Hood gone bad!

Many Americans will pay over $1,000 more every year in the new Republican tax plan. Rick Scott is Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee …

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Canvass with door hangers and a smart distribution system

Canvass smarter with door hangers

Door hangers are cost-effective for campaigns and they are a must during COVID. How does a grassroots campaign deliver its door hangers to thousands of …

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Geotarget areas with more likely voters using cluster analysis to canvass smarter - not harder

Geotarget areas with more likely voters using cluster analysis to canvass smarter – not harder

Birds of a feather, flock together. So do voters. Find areas with high densities of likely voters with cluster analysis to canvass smarter – not …

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Republicans vote against women's right to control their own bodies

What happens if Republicans overturn Roe v Wade?

Senate Republicans and Joe Manchin blocked  a bill aimed at preserving access to abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade. “The Women’s Health …

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Reach more Hispanics with online services to meet their needs. Echar una mano.

Reach more Hispanics with online services to meet their needs. Echar una mano.

Design your outreach campaign around your audience’s concerns. More engagement with less expense. This outreach applies proven community organizing principles. It engages people where they …

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Equal Rights Amendment ratification

Artists For The Equal Rights Amendment (Artists4ERA)

March is women’s history month. Did you know the U.S. Constitution doesn’t treat men and women as equals? 168 countries include gender equality in the constitution. …

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DeStanistan uses state sponsored propaganda and voter suppression to boost Ron DeSantis

DeSantistan : Crowdsourced news fights the Supreme Leader’s propaganda

How do you fight a propaganda machine? Have volunteers crowdsource the facts and make it easy for the public to see what’s really going on. …

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Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics, media and elections

Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics, media and elections

How do Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics and media to threaten democracy? Follow the money. What would inspire a former president to praise a Russian …

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Play DRUG MONOPOLY. Raise drug prices. Make millions!

Play DRUG MONOPOLY. Raise drug prices. Make millions!

34 million Americans suffer from diabetes. How do drug monopolies keep raising prices? Follow the blood money. President Biden and Bernie Sanders have proposed cutting …

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Republicans support White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism with corporate donations

Are your purchases funding White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism? Follow the money.

Republicans embrace White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism with the help of corporate donations. All talk, no action. Republicans expelled Liz Cheney for supporting an inquiry into …

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Republicans use dogwhistles to send hidden racist messages to their supporters that others can't hear.

Republican dogwhistle politics explained

Republicans use dogwhistles to send racist messages that many can’t hear. How are dogwhistles used to persuade people to vote against their own self-interest? What …

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Judges should reflect the people they pass judgement on

State and Federal supreme courts should reflect­ the diversity of America

State and Federal supreme court justices should reflect­ the diversity of America for fair justice. Rich, white, male judges sentence men of color to prison, …

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Facebook spreads right wing disinfo ignoring its own policies

Facebook spreads right wing disinfo ignoring its own policies

Why does Facebook spread right wing disinformation ignoring its own policies? Follow the connections. Popular Info exposed how the DC Enquirer gets so much exposure …

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Republicans cheer for Putin's brutal invasion of Ukraine

Putin’s Republican cheerleaders

Ronald Reagan condemned Russian communism. Many Republican leaders now praise Putin. What gives? Follow the money to see how Republican leaders became Putin cheerleaders. How …

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Google makes millions advertising phony offers

Google’s lucrative hypocrisy explained

How does Google profit from advertising phony offers targeting seniors without facing any consequence? Google’s code of conduct used to be ‘Do no evil’. Google …

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Extremist Trump candidates put American democracy on the ballot

Radical Trump candidates put democracy on the ballot in 2022

Democracy is on the ballot in 2022 with extremist Trump candidates running for office. Many deny election results, spread conspiracy theories, associate with extremists, and …

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Research a candidate's background with these pro tips

Check a candidate’s background with these professional tips

Don’t be surprised in a campaign. Do a background check on a candidate like a private investigator would.

How do grassroots groups move public opinion with few resources an little time? Protest creatively to get media attention.

Issue needing attention? Try mischief!

Need media exposure for your cause? Listen to The Yes Men. How do grassroots groups move public opinion with few resources and little time? Protest …

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Do not let Republican electoral violence turn America into a banana republic

Don’t let electoral violence turn America into a banana republic

America taught other countries how to conduct safe and fair elections. Review those lessons before election violence turns America into a banana republic. Armed groups …

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Corporations fund DeSantis anti LGBTQ bill

Corporations fund Florida politicians pushing ‘Don’t say gay’ bill

Corporations claim to support LGBTQ rights, but donate to politicians who would punish teachers who discuss it. Corporate hypocrisy at its finest. But don’t say …

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Do not let Gun Lobby Republicans hide behind Sandy Hook settlement with Remington Arms. Demand common sense gun safety reform.

Don’t let Gun Lobby Republicans hide behind Sandy Hook settlement. Demand gun safety reform now!

Sandy Hook families settle with Remington over school massacre. Gun lobby political donations buys Republican obstruction to common sense gun safety measures while mass shootings …

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Trump destroys evidence. Republican hypocrisy.

How to destroy evidence*

Republican hypocrisy lampooned. How do you highlight Republican hypocrisy in ignoring Trump’s destruction of confidential documents, while complaining about Hillary’s email server. Use ridicule Saul …

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Canvassing innovations to register more voters and increase voters turnout

Fight voter suppression: Canvass smarter to register more voters and increase turnout.

Canvass smarter to register more voters and increase voter turnout to counter Republican voter suppression. How can organizers: Canvass people from the voter file or …

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Republicans put tax cuts over healthcare and refuse COVID relief funds that could save lives

Republican death panels

Republicans put tax cuts over healthcare and refuse COVID relief funds putting more lives at risk for politics. “Thirteen mostly Republican-led states sued the Biden …

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Geotarget campaigns with demographic data to help more people register to vote and mobilize existing voters.

Where are the people you’re looking for? Ask the map.

Geotarget campaigns with demographic data to help people register to vote and mobilize existing voters. Better data plays helps choose where to focus to get …

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Corporate sponsored insurrection as companies donate to Republican National Committee.

Corporate sponsored insurrection

Corporations fund Republicans claiming that the deadly Jan 6 insurrection was legitimate discourse. “Many corporations publicly condemned the Jan 6 insurrection and those lawmakers who voted against certification, …

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Keep your supporters and canvassers to the same set of talking points with the BigStage Teleprompter

Keep your team in formation using the same talking points

Keep your team of canvassers and supporters on the same talking points. Or as Beyonce says ‘let’s get in formation’. “Use a “drumbeat” approach to …

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Trump judges gut Alabama voter rights

Supreme Court approves Alabama Republican racially gerrymandered maps. See how such crooked maps are drawn.

No taxation without representation. Republicans propose to tax all Alabamians, but deny Black voters fair representation. How did that work out for the British? The …

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Trump McConnell judges push voter suppression and laws that benefit the rich

Trump – McConnell judges cut voting rights

Trump – McConnell judges push voter suppression and laws that benefit the rich. Follow the money stacking the courts with conservative, activist judges. The U.S. …

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Legitimate political discourse is not mob violence

Legitimate Political Discourse isn’t mob violence

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Spotify boycott grows. Artists protest their music being used to fund racism.

Spotify boycott grows as more artists protest their music being used to fund racism. Follow the money.

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Fight disinformation. Demand AdTech platforms stop funding sites that spread racism and hate.

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Trump endorses Republican candidates in 2022 who deny the Jan 6th insurrection and willing to overturn election results as a sign of loyalty to him.

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Trump endorses Republican candidates in 2022 ready to overturn election results to prove their loyalty to him. “Kari Lake, Trump’s pick for Arizona governor, said …

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Build bridges not walls. Use tax funds to help people not to give tax cuts to billionaires.

Biden builds bridges, not walls.

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Republicans pack the courts so billionaires control the laws we live by.

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Spotify spreads COVID misinformation

Spotify removes Neil Young over COVID misinfo protest. Follow the money to see why.

“Spotify removes Neil Young following rocker’s protest over COVID-19 misinformation” – PBS “I realized I could not continue to support Spotify’s life-threatening misinformation to the …

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Jan 6 Committee subpoenas fake Trump electors: Mapping the conspirators.

Jan 6 Committee subpoenas fake Trump electors: Mapping the conspirators.

As the Jan 6 committee uncovers more details on the conspirators and fake electors, a network map helps keep track of the investigation. This map …

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DACA students make great canvassers

DACA Dreamers make great canvassers

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Republicans rig football rules to win with voter suppression like tactics

Super Bowl Satire: Republicans rig football rules to ensure a win

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Protect democracy, become a poll worker

Ten design tips for persuasive storytelling. BECOME A POLL WORKER case study.

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Automated voice assistants help seniors and the disabled get to vote

Automated voice assistants help seniors and the disabled get to vote

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Follow the dark money behind judges endangering public safety

Follow the dark money behind judges endangering public safety

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Help American in areas without cell phone service or internet access register to vote

Canvassers help Americans without cell phone service or internet access register to vote

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Jan 6 Insurrection Map expands with new conspirators (Jan 21, 2022)

Jan 6 Insurrection Map expands with new information

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Republicans destroy American democracy through voter suppression and vioence

Describe the Jan 6th insurrection and election sabotage clearly with the right messaging frame

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Follow the money Spotify makes spreading COVID Misinfo

Follow the money Spotify makes streaming COVID misinfo

Over 2,000 Americans die from COVID every day. Yet, Spotify continues to stream COVID misinformation. Why? Follow the money. “Hundreds of scientists, professors and public …

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Nina Simone Backlash Blues

Backlash to Republican voter suppression set to music

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Jan 6 Insurrection map of people, money and schemes

Jan 6 Insurrection map of the people and money behind the plot to overthrow an election

Follow the money to trace who did what in the Jan 6th insurrection and how they were funded. Get the big picture as the evidence …

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Extremism is cancer to democracy. A few malignant cells spread and infect others till the healthy body dies.

Political extremism spreads like cancer. Watch for these symptoms warns Lincoln Project advisor.

Political extremism spreads like cancer on democracy. A few malignant cells infect others till the body dies. Watch for these symptoms. Trygve Olson has trained …

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Use visual communications to make it easier to understand the facts

Freedom To Vote Act: A visual guide

A picture is worth a thousand words. The Freedom to Vote, priceless. Visual communications convey messages with pictures. Pictures are easy to understand, remember and …

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nd build contact lists at the same time.

Geotarget voters, direct their outrage, and build contact lists the easy way.

New apps make it easier for voters to get the facts and hold their politicians accountable. Voters struggle to quickly find their political rep and …

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The Signals Networks supports whistleblowers who speak out against corporate and government wrongdoing.

Whistleblowers expose wrongdoing

The Signals Network helps whistleblowers who speak out against corporate and government wrongdoing. A whistleblower exposes activity that is illegal, immoral, illicit, unsafe, fraud, or abuse of taxpayer …

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Ad networks are spreading disinformation and funding insurrectionists through ad sales

Defund the Jan 6th insurrection profiteers

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Canvass in rural areas to fight voter suppression and their lack of internet access

Fight rural voter suppression with better canvassing technology

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One People's Campaign exposes white supremacists spreading hate

Hate has consequences

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Gabbie Giffords shot in attack

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Merrick Garland stresses the need to curb political violence

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Republicans rely on voter suppression, the filibuster, gerrymandering and partisan courts to cling to power

Leaked GOP Voter Suppression Playbook (Satire)

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Relationship map shows connections between the different people involved in the Jan 6th insurrection

Jan 6th Investigation Committee: Track the uncovered evidence with a relationship map.

Follow the evidence. Complexity, withholding evidence and delaying tactics are often used to escape judgement. How can details spread over dozens of websites and a …

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Enhance door hangers with QR Codes for more responses

Boost door hangers with QR Codes to get more responses

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Students are being exploited by crushing student loans while financiers get richer

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Vaccinate frontline workers at casual restaurants

Fast food franchisors ask workers if they’d like a side of COVID?

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Scarce free hospital beds reveal the high cost of politicians playing doctor

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How to make gazillions spreading misinfo with algorithms like Facebook

“How to make gazillions spreading misinformation with algorithms like Facebook” – Dr. Evil

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Cancel Student Debt to fix a rigged system by which billionaires fund politicians to get tax cuts

Cancel Student Debt

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Jan 6 investigation committee roadmap

Jan 6 Investigation Roadmap

Confused by the large number of people involved in the Jan 6th insurrection? Who has been charged by the Jan 6 Commission? Who’s cooperating with …

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Hold media outlets and website responsible for the harm they cause by spreading COVID misinfo

The FCC should hold Facebook accountable for spreading COVID misinfo

The media influences people’s decision on whether to get vaccinated. Some media companies make money from COVID misinformation by selling more ads. The FCC regulates …

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Grassroots canvassing innovations increase voter participation

Grassroots canvassing innovations increase voter participation

Democracy works best when everyone’s voice is heard – not just a loud minority. How can grassroots groups locate unregistered voters to increase voter participation? …

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Follow the dark money from coal mining firms

Black Lung Disease Trust funding jeopardized as Build Back Better stalls

Senators jeopardize funding for coal miners sick with Black Lung Disease. Why? Follow the dark money political donations. “The coal industry is leaving a scarring …

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Republicans cannot handle the truth, so they whitewash history instead.

Republicans can’t handle the truth so they whitewash history.

Republican legislators push bills to whitewash history. “DeSantis proposes legislation to let parents sue teachers who tell the truth about U.S. history.” – Popular Info …

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"Americans support fully and equitably funding our public schools so that every child gets an accurate and honest education, providing them with critical thinking skills and the freedom to pursue their dreams. The majority of voters believe that funding for public schools should be increased in their state, and that this funding should be distributed not according to the wealth of each community but rather to ensure that “each child, regardless of zip code, has an equal right to a quality education.” With respect to curriculum, Americans overwhelmingly say that we should teach “both our best achievements and our worst mistakes,” rejecting the competing claim that we should “focus on what makes this country exceptional and great.”

Speak up for accurate, honest and fully funded public education. FREEDOM TO LEARN.

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Republican obstruction prevents FCC regulation of COVID misinformation platforms

Republican obstruction prevents FCC regulation of COVID misinformation platforms

800,000 Americans dead from COVID. Republicans serve their billionaire media donors and block the FCC from enforcing its mandate to serve the ‘public interest’. When …

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Hunger games: Senators play politics with children's lives

Hunger games: Senators play politics with children’s lives

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Lawsuits punish domestic terrorists and conspiracists

Lawsuits punish domestic terrorists and conspiracists

How can domestic terrorists and conspiracists be made to pay for the harm they cause? Law suits that claim damages. This blog shares groups fighting …

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Canvass more houses in less time with smart route planning software

Canvass smarter: Plan walking routes with apps that companies use to deliver packages

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Republicans deny climate change to get political donations from fossil fuel firms

Follow the dirty money funding Republican climate change deniers

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Florida COVID death count dashboard shows the price of politics playing doctor

Florida COVID death count dashboard: Politicians playing doctor is deadly.

“Beware of false prophets. By their fruit you will recognize them.” – Matthew 7:16 Judge politicians on how they perform, not their gaslighting. “About 54,000 …

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Follow the dark money from billionaires funding election sabotage

Follow the dark money funding ELECTION SABOTAGE

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Tips to take better protest photography while staying safe

Protest Photography Tips: How to Stay Safe while Capturing the Moment

A good photo tells a story that people get at a glance. These tips from professionals explain how to take great pictures while staying safe. …

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Democracy Centers. Deep canvassing basecamps.

Democracy Centers: Deep canvassing basecamps.

Change can’t come from outside. It can only happen from within. “People want to know what they can do to create the change they want …

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Extend voter files with targeting data and maps to canvas smarter

Canvas smarter: Enhance voter files with targeting data and maps

Canvass smarter by enhancing voter files with demographic data and interactive maps. It’s fast, simple and affordable. Business marketers use demographic data and visual analysis …

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Mitch McConnell eating democracy by stacking the Supreme Court, suppressing voters, catering to wealthy donors and denying women their rights to abortions.

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How to geo-target women denied control over their bodies to vote

How to geo-target women denied control over their bodies to vote

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Que incluye BBB para ti? Smart tech for Hispanic outreach.

Que incluye BBB para ti? Free apps for better Hispanic outreach.

How can information in the public interest be shared broadly when billionaires control media outlets? “Psychological-ops degrade the morale and well-being of citizens by spreading …

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Dark money funds groups who pack the Supreme Court willing to suppress voters and womens rights

Follow the dark money packing the Supreme Court with conservatives

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Republican hypocrisy in claiming sanctity of life for the unborn but ignoring the danger of mass shootings for the living

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Billionaire funded media outlets spread disinformation

Billionaire owned media outlets distort news to favor the rich

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Record police encounters automatically with your iPhone and Siri Shortcuts

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Story of self is a technique used by community organizers to build rapport and mobilize others to join their cause by sharing their personal story of what inspired them to take action.

Organizing? First build trust by sharing your story.

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'Project Veritas sting operations employ people who mask their real identities to infiltrate target organizations.' (NYT). Check to see if you're being targeted with free Google facial recognition.

Project Veritas agent? Check their identity with free Google facial recognition.

‘Project Veritas sting operations employ people who mask their real identities to infiltrate target organizations.’ (NYT). Check to see if you’re being targeted with free …

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Vote for fair local prosecutors to get colorblind justice

Want colorblind justice? Vote for fair Local Prosecutors.

Jackie Johnson, the former prosecutor charged with misconduct in handling the Ahmaud Arbery case. “Johnson was Brunswick District Attorney when three white men chased and …

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Women directors and CEOs at firms that fund abortion ban bills

Women directors of corporations backing Ohio’s extreme abortion ban

Ohio is about to pass an abortion ban that is even more restrictive than Texas. Women lead the corporations donating the abortion bill’s sponsors. The …

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Black latino and asian media outlets provide fair, accurate news coverage.

Use ethnic media outlets to reach minority communities

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Check this free app to see what is in the Build Back Better bill for you

Check what’s in the Build Back Better bill for you with this free app

Everyone wants to know what’s in it for them? Make it easy to understand the benefits of the Build Back Better bill with free apps …

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How Mitch McConnell politicized the American justice system

How Mitch McConnell politicized the American justice system

Mitch McConnell has stacked the courts with conservative judges. See how his scheme affects every American on things ranging from their health, voting rights and …

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Build back better expands healthcare, and helps American Workers and families.

What’s in the Build Back Better bill? Check this map.

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Put People First, Not Politics. Hold politicians accountable and demand they pass the FOR THE PEOPLE ACT so every American has a say in how their tax dollars are spent.

Put people first, not politics.

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Freedom: Freedom to vote  Voices: Ensuring every voice is heard Inclusive Democracy: For democracy to work for all of us, it must include us all Choices: Voters pick our leaders, our leaders do not pick their voters

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Mapping the connections between the Jan 6th insurrection organizers

How are the Jan 6th insurrection organizers connected?

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ee time more likely to be killed by police. Most police killings begin with traffic stops and non-violent offenses and where no crime was alleged. - Mapping Police Violence

Cause of death? Killed by police.

“Black people are three time more likely to be killed by police. Most police killings begin with traffic stops and non-violent offenses and where no …

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Follow the money fueling hate and racism

Who funds politicians spreading hate?

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Campaign planning after redistricting goes better with maps and data analytics

Plan campaigns for redistricted seats better with data rich maps

Campaigns have to adapt their plans after redistricting. Good technology makes it fast, simple and affordable. What are the demographics of the new district? Age, …

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Veterans deserve better

Veterans deserve better

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Invest in roads, bridges, trains, clean water and better supply chains.

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Google helps spreads right wing disinfo

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Billionaires get a tax deduction for funding sites spreading disinfo! Google promotes the sites in search rankings getting them more exposure. What gives? Follow the …

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Republicans push taxation without representation by voter suppression.

Republicans push taxation without representation

Republicans push taxation without representation but still want to collect taxes. That didn’t work well for British royalty. The British enriched themselves off American colonies …

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Republicans block path to citizenship to help their rich donors exploit workers

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COVID death count in states opposing OSHA mandates

COVID death count in states opposing OSHA mandates

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Good fundraisers are great storytellers. Make your story vivid and help your supporters share your story with StoryMaps and the BigStage Teleprompter.

Fundraising? Tell your story well.

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Voter suppression crime scene

Voter suppression crime scene

Keep it simple. This QR Code packs dozens of Republican voter suppression bills and encourages readers to call their senator to demand they support the …

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Canvas better with business software that does more and costs less. Canvassing is vital to register more voters and mobilize supporters. Think beyond the voter …

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Joel Kaplan Republican operative runs Facebook

Joel Kaplan: Zuck’s fixer and GOP operative

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Make data easy to understand and share with free apps like Glide and DataWrapper

Make data easier to understand and share

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Stand your ground has deadly consequences

Stand Your Ground bill has deadly consequences

Adil Dghoughi was killed in his car outside a house in Martindale, Texas. The case against the killer could be hindered by Texas’ “Stand Your …

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Organizers deliver relief supplies faster with drive-throughs

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They're special. No taxes. No laws. And they dictate how the other 99.99% of Americans live.

Billionaires vs. America

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Make it easy to find and read your answers in Zoom interviews with the BigStage Teleprompter

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Ace your Zoom interviews by scrolling your answers on screen, and read them naturally without ever looking away from the camera. Zoom calls go better …

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Tax dodging billionaires behind Texas SB8 bill banning abortions

Tax dodging billionaires behind Texas SB8 bill banning abortions

What do billionaires do with all the money they save by dodging taxes? Buy political influence and impose their values on other Americans. What does …

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Mark Zuckerberg sings I did it again in spoof of Brittany Spears classic

Zuckerberg sings ‘Oops… I did it again’ in spoof of Brittany classic

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Jan 6th Capitol riot ring leaders conspire at Willard hotel

Jan 6th Capitol riot ring leaders conspire at Willard hotel

Follow the connections between the ringleaders meeting at the Willard hotel ahead of Jan 6 in an effort to overturn election results and the current …

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Collateral damage from politicians ready to sacrifice your life to get re-elected

COVID collateral damage map of politicians ready to sacrifice your life to get re-elected

45 million confirmed COVID cases. Over 735,000 deaths as of 10/24/21. Yet Republican Governors and 24 Attorney Generals oppose vaccinations? Check the facts and decide …

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Try different messages with QR Codes to improve campaign respond rates

Target groups with QR-coded messages to improve response rates

Target different groups with tailored messages and QR Codes shared across social media, emails and flyers to improve response rates. How can this be done …

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Corporate politicians deny workers a living wage to cater to billionaire donors

Striketober. Mapping workers on strike for a living wage.

Billion dollar corporations that pay CEOs over $ 5 million annually but deny workers a living wage. Corporate politicians block the Build Back Better bill …

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Follow the money: How AT&T and DirecTV helped build far-right One America News.

Follow the money: How AT&T and DirecTV helped build far-right One America News.

“AT&T helped build far-right One America News” – Reuters It’s easier to follow the money and trace the connections with a relationship map. Use this …

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Republicans use racist gerrymandering to cling to power

Republicans mess with Texas district maps to cling to power

Republicans propose a gerrymandered Texas district map that gives them 24 of 38 U.S. House seats despite only getting 53% of votes last November. This …

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Corporate politicians are paid to deny climate change

Manchin’s objections to clean energy program costs US billions in climate funds

Climate change disasters cost tax payers billions every year while corporate politicians deny climate change and block reforms. Follow the money to see how oil, …

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Virginia Election: Youngkin morphs into Trump

Virginia GOP candidate Youngkin tries to distance himself from Trump. Activists create GIFs to highlight their similarities. “Trump has endorsed Youngkin. “A great gentleman. We’ve …

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John Deere workers strike for a living wage

Deere workers strike for a living wage against $100 billion firm

Deere CEO makes $15.6 million while workers earn an average of $24/hour. Follow the money to see how the system is rigged by the rich …

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Republicans deny women control over their own bodies putting America behind China, Cuba and Iran in terms of women's reproductive healthcare

Republicans drag America into the Dark Ages on Women’s Reproductive Health

Republicans deny women reproductive healthcare, putting America behind China, Cuba and Iran. How have other countries moved ahead on women’s healthcare while America moves backwards? …

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People buy brownies, not the recipe. Emphasize how you'll improve their lives, not the policy details.

Keep it real

People buy brownies, not the recipe. Emphasize how you’ll improve their lives. Skip the geek-speak. Anat Shenker-Osorio is the founder a of ASO Communications and …

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BlackRock invests $54 billion in Facebook

Facebook Enablers: Divest.

BlackRock has invested $54 billion in Facebook. That’s hard to reconcile with BlackRock’s claim of ‘helping people build a better tomorrow’. Is it ethical to …

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The freedom to make a good living, have great care and quality education for our kids, affordable meds for our families, and clean air and water for generations to come. That's why 70% of Americans support the Build Back Better Act. 

What’s in the Build Back Better bill for you? Freedom to thrive.

70% of Americans support Build Back Better, but a handful of politicians, corporations, and billionaires want to block the bill.

Bring Zuckerberg and Facebook to justice

Bring Zuckerberg and Facebook to justice

Image credit: Justice League Zuckerberg denies Facebook spreading racist posts, election meddling, COVID disinformation and worse. Superheroes needed to bring him to justice. What can …

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Billionaire tax dodgers fund politicians to cut their taxes and deny others the American dream

The Pandora Papers expose shadow economy that benefits the wealthy at the expense of everyone else

Tax-free offshore money funds attacks against raising taxes on billionaires. Billionaires use offshore, tax-free money to fund opposition to President Biden’s plan to have everyone …

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Frame your message to be persuasive. Practice presenting it so you can deliver it naturally. Share your script with others so they amplify your message

Frame and deliver your message to be persuasive

Frame your message to be persuasive. Practice presenting it so you can deliver it naturally. Share your script so others can amplify your message. Anat …

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How to create infographics for free as part of your messaging strategy

Create infographics like ‘Six Supreme Court Injustices’ with the free Infogram app

Pictures convey information better than words. This blog is intentionally short to demonstrate the power of visual communication. Now you can create your infographics in …

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Frances Haugen explains in her testimony how Facebook conceals information and profits by spreading harmful messages to sell more ads. The video is easier to share and understand once it has been captioned, translated and made searchable. Short video clips on specific topics in the testimony make it accessible to people pressed for time.

Make Facebook Whistleblower Testimony Video Available To All Audiences

The Facebook whistleblower testimony is important for everybody to see, no matter what language they speak. Frances Haugen explains in her testimony how Facebook conceals …

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Organize and share your events with the free EventSignUp app designed with Glide

Free app to mobilize volunteers and voters through local events

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Billionaire tax dodgers use political influence to rig the system

Billionaire tax dodgers use political influence to rig the system

The richest 1% Americans dodge $175 billion in taxes every year. How do they get away with it? Follow the money… Where do the uber-rich …

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FOX News advertisers spread Tucker Carlson spreading racism and COVID Disinfo

FOX News advertisers fund Tucker Carlson spreading racism and COVID disinfo

Who are FOX’s biggest advertisers supporting Tucker Carlson spreading racism? Which FOX directors are connected with Stanford, Georgetown and The Nature Conservancy? How do people …

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Legal scholars also raised concerns about the court’s increasing reliance on its so-called shadow docket, or decisions made without hearing oral arguments from the parties involved. In these scenarios, the court gives only a cursory explanation behind its ruling

Ten Supreme Court SHADOW DOCKET decisions made in the dark of the night that changed America

“The Supreme Court increasingly relies on the shadow docket to make decisions often in a dramatically accelerated fashion, without providing signed opinions or detailed explanations. …

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Hedge fund managers and lobbyists influence politicians to avoid paying their fair share of taxes and protecting the environment.

LITTLE SIS shows how the rich influence politicians

Follow the money to see how big donors influence politicians to get laws passed that make them even richer – and block bills like Build …

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Abbott bans abortions in Texas with no exception for rapes or incest

Don’t mess with Texas women

Image: Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’ll “eliminate” rape rather than let victims get abortions. That’s after his bill that bans …

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Billionaire welfare. Corporate tycoons oppose Build Back Better that helps regular Americans.

Billionaire welfare. Corporate tycoons oppose Build Back Better that helps regular Americans.

Multi-millionaire CEOs fund lobbyists to deny basic benefits for the rest of us. Politicians beholden to corporate donors. Follow the money to see how billionaires …

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Tarjimly connects volunteer translators with nonprofits

TARJIMLY connects volunteer translators with nonprofits

The free Tarjimly app connects nonprofits with bi-lingual volunteers to overcome language barriers. Tarjimly was founded in 2017 to improve the lives of refugees and …

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Facebook buys Zuckerberg a GET OUT OF JAIL card

Facebook buys Zuckerberg a $5 billion GET OUT OF JAIL FREE card

“A lawsuit accuses Facebook’s board of overpaying the Federal Trade Commission billions of dollars in exchange for not personally suing CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the 2018 …

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Canvas more people from any list with free Glide based apps

Canvas more people from any list with free Glide based apps

Canvas better with this free app built with Glide technology that already has thousands of users. Organizers can use the canvassing app to:- Contact any …

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Republicans offer abortion ban vigilantes ten thousand dollars

Texas abortion bounty: Follow the money funding the new law

Billionaires funding politicians and groups pushing for bounties to abortion vigilantes? Follow the money to to see how billionaires get to impose their values on …

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Michigan Republicans mismanage water supplies and push voter suppression

Racism on tap

Benton, Michigan shows what happens when the rich control power and deny others clean drinking water. Systemic racism and corporate donations to politicians pushing voter …

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We The Action connects volunteers with nonprofits that need their skills

WE THE ACTION connects volunteer lawyers with nonprofits

Lawyers have a unique ability to defend our nation’s values, protect our institutions, and help people facing some of their darkest moments. How do lawyers …

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How does big pharma keep drug prices so high? Follow the money.

How does big pharma keep drug prices so high? Follow the money.

Big pharma claims to serve public health, but spends billions on political lobbying and multimillion dollar executive salaries. Is corporate greed and political donations the …

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Facebook spreads COVID disinfo to boost its blood money profits.

Will there be a hospital bed available if you need it?

Ambulances wait for hours to get patients into overcrowded hospitals. Even the vaccinated are denied medical treatment because hospitals are filled with COVID patients – …

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Helping mothers released from jail get back on their feet

Service helps mothers released from jail using text bots to first survey their needs

How does a small group collect the information it needs to serve community members during a pandemic? A text bot to automatically conduct surveys. Life …

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Corporations misbehaving? See something, say something.

Unethical corporate behavior? See something, say something.

Corporation behaving unethically? See something, say something for love of country. Share tips with trusted journalists to investigate. Facebook routinely hides its activities and blocks …

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Use political cartoons to inform people about COVID dangers, Republican abortion ban and voter suppression

Humor gets your point across

How do you simplify complex issues? Increase the chances of your message being shared? Use a political cartoon. Cartoons are powerful. They get people’s attention …

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Hold Facebook accountable. Follow the money and connections to see how they get away with bad behavior.

Hold Facebook Accountable

Facebook spreads COVID disinformation, promotes violence; causes depression and meddles with elections. How does it get away with such disgusting corporate behavior ? Follow the …

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Teach better on Zoom with the BigStage Teleprompter

Train more people to spot misinformation with new Zoom based teaching app

Train more people to spot and counter misinformation with new Zoom based teaching apps. Disinformation is being used to manipulate people into behavior that could …

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Amazon's lethal COVID hypocrisy is putting lives in danger for the sake of profits.

Amazon’s lethal COVID hypocrisy

Amazon Leadership Principles declare “Leaders leave things better than how they found them.” At the same time Amazon sells books that cast doubt on COVID …

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Collect grievances and organize tenants to demand better by crowdsourcing their complaints.

Survey community concerns during COVID by crowdsourcing

Tenants face eviction and bad living conditions during COVID as some landlords exploit their plight. Organizers better serve and mobilize communities by crowdsourcing their grievances. …

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COVID vaccinations? Compare what politician say with cases in the area.

Dumb & dumber. Politicians fight for your right to catch COVID.

Over 650,000 people have died from COVID-19 in America. How do you explain politicians jeopardizing public safety to score political points? Judge for yourself. This …

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Republicans give the ultra rich more tax cuts

Billionaire moochers dodge taxes and rig the system

Why do Republicans block any efforts to have billionaires pay their fair share of taxes? What do billionaires do with the money they make from …

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Republicans gerrymander Ohio districts

Ohio Republican 2021 Redistricting Maps are Absurd. Take a Look.

“Ohio Republicans have proposed new district maps that give them a larger share of seats despite rules against partisan gerrymandering.” – Cleveland.com Understand the Republican …

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Use design thinking to improvise solutions for disaster response

Improvise solutions with design thinking

Floods and power blackouts in the middle of a pandemic. That’s Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Every disaster is unique and demands its …

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Scan this to get the Eviction Protection Declaration Form

Provide Eviction Protection and other forms while building contact lists automatically with MailBots

Millions of Americans could be left homeless after the Supreme Court’s decision to lift the eviction moratorium. How can tenants find the forms that might …

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See who they really work with a mind map like Carrie uses in Homeland

Who do they work for? Follow the money with a ‘mind map’.

Follow the money and a person’s connections to find their real motivation. “… Tax hikes will cause your life savings to collapse… plan could cause a record-setting …

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Climate change and political incompetence costs America trillions and lives.

Will a wildfire, hurricane or flood caused by climate change ruin your home?

A natural disaster reveals a politician’s priorities. Are they looking out for your interests or just their donors? It’s also a reminder on the importance …

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Texas abortion bounty: Mapping the CEOs funding the bill

CEOs funding the hostile takeover of women’s bodies

Who are the CEOs funding the Republicans stacking the courts? Denying women control over their own bodies? Encouraging vigilantism? Follow the money to see how …

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DeSantis plays politics with the lives of Florida schoolchildren and teachers.

Mapping the increased COVID risk to Florida school children from politics and where to get vaccinated

DeSantis Is Blocking Money From Two School Districts Over Mask Mandates, Defying A Judge’s Ruling “Despite a judge’s ruling on Friday declaring that the Florida …

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This is a tribute to the over 2,300 American brave service members died in Afghanistan and the thousands more were injured since President Bush first declared war in 2001.

Mapping the American sacrifice in Afghanistan

A tribute to the over 2,300 brave American service members who died in Afghanistan and the thousands more injured since President Bush first declared war …

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Conspiracies like COVID are contagious and can be fatal. Learn to spot conspiracy symptoms and how they're spread.

COVID conspiracy playbook revealed

Conspiracies like COVID are contagious and can be fatal. Learn to spot conspiracy symptoms and how they’re spread. Conspiracies manipulate people based on their desire …

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Voter suppression by eviction

A Supreme Court stacked with McConnell nominees overruled the CDC allowing landlords to evict thousands of families during a pandemic. Judicial activism now defines health …

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Use chatbots to help people find covid resources such as diaper banks

Community organizing with diaper banks

Community organizers help people solve problems such as not having a diaper for their baby. It’s a big need. Most child care facilities require parents …

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Fight Gerrymandering: Draw your own redistricting map

How to find your ‘Community Of Interest’ to draw a redistricting map

Make sure you’re fairly represented when political districts are redrawn in 2021. You only get this chance every ten years after the census is completed, …

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What’s in the new budget for you?

The new Democratic budget strengthens the public safety net, invests in working Americans and the environment. Universal preschool, paid family leave, federal support for child …

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Mike Pompeo hypocrisy on display as he denies his bungling in Afghanistan

Fight gaslighting. Replay what they said before.

Some people try to rewrite history by denying what they said. Keep them honest by replaying their own words. There’s an app for that. The …

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NAACP Atlanta mobilizes against Georgia voter suppression bills

Gerrymandering. Georgia style.

Georgia voter suppression includes gerrymandering and hostile takeovers of county election boards. NAACP Atlanta mobilizes resistance against racist voter suppression. NAACP makes it easier for …

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Infobots provide valuable information to community members such as details on nearby foodbanks and also build contact lists at the same time.

Infobots help the needy find food banks and clinics while building contact lists at the same time

The digital divide hurts the poor by making it harder for them to find the resources they desperately need. VoterPAC uses an innovative approach to …

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Women-led activism makes the biggest impact in low-income communities. She Leads, a program of the Power Coalition trains and supports women activists across Louisiana. Smart use of free apps helps them do more with few resources.

Women community organizers push for change in Louisiana

Black women organizers disrupt existing power structures to bring about change in their communities. An innovative program helps train and support them in Louisiana. The …

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Georgia voter suppression bill SB 202 opposed by NAACP Atlanta

NAACP Atlanta organizes against Georgia Republicans’ hostile State takeover of County election boards

NAACP Atlanta mobilizes Georgians to contact their Republican senators to demand they stop their hostile take over of Fulton county elections. Georgia Republican lawmakers are …

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Foods stamps increased to fight the real hunger games

The Real Hunger Games

The poor fight each other to entertain the rich in the Hunger Games. Poor Americans struggle to survive while the rich thrive on tax cuts …

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Worried about COVID care? Vote NO on the California Recall.

Worried about COVID? Vote NO on the California Recall.

“Republicans risk becoming face of delta surge as key GOP governors oppose anti-covid measures” (WaPo). Stop politics from infecting California’s science based COVID response. Healthcare …

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Black Voters Matter build power by organizing local events with partners to register more voters

Black Voters Matter: Think National, Act Local.

Black Voters Matter builds community power by understanding and supporting local infrastructure. It works with local partners to expand its outreach nationwide. How do you …

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Fair Districts fights gerrymandering in Ohio

Fair Districts Ohio fights gerrymandering

Public officials crush democracy by drawing legislative district maps to benefit their political party. Fair Districts Ohio organizes citizens to fight this gerrymandering.  Ohio voters …

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Use mailbots to fight voter suppression target the disabled, veterans and elderly voters.

MailBots fight voter suppression by helping the disabled and seniors find voting info

Making access to voting information harder disenfranchises the elderly, disabled, less educated and those with limited internet access. This Jim Crow-style voter suppression is especially …

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Masks protect children as COVID-19 Delta variant surges at schools

Love your kids? Check their school’s COVID situation.

Parents have to protect their children against both COVID and reckless politicians. New maps highlight areas where COVID cases are accelerating. Large amounts of data …

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Pandemic profiteers make money by spreading COVID disinformation

Pandemic profiteers

Who are the profiteers making money from COVID disinformation? How do Facebook and YouTube help the ‘Disinformation Dozen’? Who funds them? “The Anti-Vaxx Industry boasts over …

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Disinformation dozen spread COVID anti-vaxx disinfo while social media companies make money from selling ads next to their content

Disinfo kills

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Use relational organizing on social media to encourage people get vaccinated

Encouraging vaccinations with videos and relational organizing

Incentives help nudge people to get vaccinated. How can nonprofits with limited resources quickly get the word out about vaccination incentive programs before they expire? …

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Use a dynamic teleprompter that shows the right answer and graphic to a hard question

Answering hard questions in a Zoom meeting

Viewers catch any confusion in answering a question during an online briefing. Use a dynamic teleprompter, unless you’re a veteran press secretary, Traditionally newscasters and …

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CDC is being blocked from extending the eviction moratorium that will leave millions homeless. Follow the money.

Evicted? Thank these guys.

15 million people at the risk of eviction! Who’s pushing for evictions during a pandemic? How do they make money from it? Get political patronage? …

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Use the demographic and behavioral targeting tools that businesses uses to find customers to also locate unregistered voters

Wanted: Unregistered Voters

Use data analytics and behavioral targeting to find unregistered voters. It’s easier and cheaper than you think. VoterPAC aims to register, rally, and empower the …

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DeSantis bungle COVID response in Florida

COVID incompetence unmasked

“Florida has 6.5% of the U.S. population, but accounts for 20% of America’s new COVID infections. Its daily average is four times the national.” – …

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Fight Jim Crow digital voter suppression by providing volunteers with internet access

Ohio volunteers fight Jim Crow online voter suppression

“Check your voting status online”. Too bad if you don’t have internet access. You might just lose your right to vote. Meet Jim Crow online …

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Canvas better with demographic analysis of an area to make your volunteers more productive

Precision canvassing

Companies increase sales by picking store locations with demographic analysis. Use the same approach to decide where to canvas. Center for Common Ground (CCG) is …

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Stop Republican voter suppression bills that would deny disabled vets their right to vote

Let vets vote

New Republican voter suppression bills deny disabled vets their right to vote. How can politicians ask Americans to die for democracy, but then deny them …

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Infographics highlight Republican voter suppression schemes

Signs of voter suppression

Infographics help understand the dozens of Republican voter suppression schemes. The human brain is a lazy muscle. It skips things that require effort with too …

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Olympic gold medal for voter suppression

Olympic Gold Medal for voter suppression goes to …

If there were an Olympic contest for voter suppression, who would win? We have three contenders. The Republican Party creating new laws to deny Americans …

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A better way to find and canvas unregistered voters

A better way to find and canvas unregistered voters

Find potentially unregistered voters – faster, easier and with less money using better technology and new data sources. Registering every eligible voter is critical with …

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Private prisons, corporations exploit prison labor and donate to politicians who support their scheme

American prison labor camps

The $80 billion prison industry enriches the powerful while exploiting and disenfranchising the poor. Prisons can force inmates to work for little or no wage …

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Target invisible voters not in the voter file

Reaching the politically invisible voter

Millions of Americans entitled to vote aren’t in the Voter File. They’re invisible to most campaigns. Voter files collect voter registration information (which is a …

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COVID-19 and delta variant spreads as Republicans dispute science and block safety measures

Blood on their hands

COVID is an equal opportunity killer. It doesn’t care who you voted for, or even if you voted at all. Death isn’t a political issue. …

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Activists fight voter suppression with relational organizing

Indivisible Michigan fights Republican voter suppression with relational organizing

‘Michigan GOP plans “shocking” scheme to ram through voting restrictions’ – Salon “Republicans state legislators in Michigan have already introduced 39 bills that restrict citizens’ …

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Use external data sources to find unregistered voters

How the Florida Key Dems located eight thousand unregistered voters

“Seek and ye shall find” – Mathew 7:7 Philip Dodderidge is the Vice-Chair Florida Keys Democrats and searching for unregistered voters in the Florida Keys. …

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Add New Post Edit with Elementor Save draft Preview Publish Add title Why isn't cannabis legalized? Why isn't cannabis legalized? Check the political donations and corporate greed that exploits poor people of color through racist criminalization policies and voter suppression. America’s policy of marijuana prohibition has destroyed millions of lives, devastated countless communities.

Why isn’t cannabis legalized?

You can be arrested for possessing even a small amount of marijuana in many states. Imprisoned. Forced to work for slave labor and denied your …

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Fight rural hospital closures with Medicaid expansion

Fight rural hospital closures with Medicaid expansion

Republican led states reject Federal healthcare funding. Rural hospitals are closed denying poor, rural and communities or color the medical care they so desperately need. …

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Heatwave map burns Republicans denying climate change while being funded by fossil fuel firms.

Heat wave 2021 map ‘burns’ climate deniers

Heat waves kill Americans. Homes and businesses destroyed. Droughts ravage farms. But Republicans deny climate change and block common sense measures to fight it. What …

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Canvas better with free innovative app to fight voter suppression

Grassroots canvassing made free and simple

Grassroots groups canvas to register voters and fight voter suppression. “The GOP’s 2022 Strategy: Voter Suppression or Bust. After failing to suppress enough Black votes to …

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OxyContin blood money bought political influence and bent rules

OxyContin: Follow the blood money

“Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, under scrutiny for role in opioid crisis, are big political spenders. As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the …

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program: All you need to know

Slow or no internet? Measure and report internet access in your area to the FCC.

Over 160 million of Americans lack reliable or affordable high-speed internet. Black, Latinx, Native American and rural families suffer from this digital divide. The federal government …

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Capitol insurrection rioters top FBI's Most Wanted List

Capitol insurrectionists top FBI’s Most Wanted List, while Republicans deny it happened

As rioters from the Capitol Insurrection top the FBI’s most wanted list, Republican’s deny that the attack even took place. “On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, …

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Build opt in contact lists with affordable chatbots to bridge the data divide

Are you one the losing side of the DATA DIVIDE?

One side of the data divide has companies making money from personal data. The other side buys data from them. Which side are you on? …

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Republican voter suppression targets the disabled.

Republican voter suppression targets the visually disabled. Voicebots inform and mobilize them.

Republicans suppress disabled voters in order to kill the ACA. Republicans have tried to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over 70 times. Republicans aim …

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Speak truth to power but remember to first practice your lines

Speak truth to power, but first practice your lines.

There are few chances to speak truth to power. Make the most of them. Help your supporters make the most of their turn in the …

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Not In Our Team helps communities fight hate crimes and racism

Not In Our Town helps communities reduce hate crimes and racism

Hate crimes and racism are inflamed by political polarization and social media. Strong communities with traditional American values of inclusion and civil discourse counteract these …

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Empower your volunteers to help more voters in area without cell coverage by putting the data they need on their phonesby putting

Empower volunteers to help voters in areas without cell service by putting the data they need on their phones

A lack of internet access makes it harder for voters to register, request absentee ballots, see if they have been purged… Voting rights groups helping …

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Challenge the faulty FCC data that denies your broadband internet

Denied broadband internet? How to challenge the faulty FCC data that leaves you offline.

Bad FCC data denies broadband internet access to millions of Americans. “The pandemic forced many essential activities online: going to school, earning an income and …

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Juneteenth. Celebrate with community outreach, build power and assemble opt-in contact lists.

Juneteenth! Celebrate with community outreach and power building.

Celebrations are brief. Power building is for ever. How do you harness the excitement around Juneteenth, for community organizing and build long term power? How …

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How billionaires get richer by strangling democracy

How billionaires strangle democracy to get richer

There is something very wrong when billionaires do not pay taxes, deny their workers a living wage and use political donations to prevent people from …

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Find and remind people who have just moved to register to vote.

Find & remind recent movers to re-register to vote

Americans move regularly. Use tech innovation to find and remind those who’ve moved, to re-register to vote. “Around one-in-five U.S. adults say they either changed …

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Build opt-in contact lists & conduct surveys with free mobile coupon offers

Image credit: Jack In The Box mobile coupon offering Businesses use mobile coupons to attract customers and build opt-in contact lists. The same technique works …

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Use maps to engage, inform and mobilize supporters.

Maps are an activist’s best friend

Maps help activists and campaigns engage, inform and mobilize supporters. New apps make it easy. Maps are easy to understand and navigate. They’re intuitive and …

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Republican Governors slash unemployment benefits for 4 million Americans to sabotage the American Rescue Plan

Republicans slash unemployment benefits. Where will the suffering be worst?

Republican cruelty to the poor to please their corporate donors has no limits. Republican Governors play politics and slash unemployment benefits to sabotage the recovery …

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Lawyers, cartoonists and musicians fight to protect democracy

Lawyers, cartoonists and musicians fight for democracy with their special superpowers

From each according to his ability… In the fight to protect American democracy, different groups give as only they can. Here are three wonderful groups …

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Volunteers in Ohio show their support for fair redistricting with Fair Districts yard signs

Yard sign activism for fair redistricting

Ohio voters show their support for fair redistricting maps and opposition to gerrymandering with Fair District yard signs. Voters should choose their legislators – not …

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Opioid epidemic killed over 500,000 Americans. Who profited from it.

Opioid epidemic: Map the profits, political donations and deaths.

The opioid epidemic involves over 500,000 deaths and a $13 billion fortune. How much do you know about Purdue Pharma? The Sackler Family and their …

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Use WiFi spots to provide free internet access and build double opt-in contact lists.

Build double opt-in contact lists the smart way

When they go low by denying internet access to suppress voters, go high with free internet hotspots to help voters and build contact lists at …

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Texas’s new “heartbeat” measure ranks among the most extreme abortion bans in the US, blocking the procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy – before many women and girls even know they’re pregnant. The bill, due to come into force in September, doesn’t include exceptions for rape or incest

How to make rapid response videos. Like for Voting ProChoice after the Texas abortion ban.

Texas governor signs extreme six-week abortion ban that bars abortion with no exception for rape or incest. “18-year-old Paxton Smith used her valedictorian address to protest Texas’s …

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Fight environmental racism destroying forests and causing pollution

Activists use new digital tactics to fight environmental racism

Forests destroyed to make wood pellets for corporate profits. Black communities devastated by the pollution and flooding it causes. That’s environmental racism. Community activists struggle …

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Mapping the Republican voter suppression scheme of stopping Souls To The Polls

Texas Republicans want to ban Souls To The Polls. Why? This StoryMap analyzes the facts to reveal where churches are located in key Texas counties. …

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Perform better on Zoom interviews with realtime invisible helpers through the BigStage Teleprompter

Zoom media interview? Perform better with realtime invisible helpers.

There’s little margin for error in a Zoom interview and performance anxiety just makes it worse. Fortunately there are ways to stay on message and …

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Fight the connectivity poll tax that blocks poor voters by canvassing in disconnected communities

Fight the connectivity poll tax that disenfranchises poor voters

Connectivity is a poll tax that stifles voters in Black, Brown, indigenous and rural communities who cannot afford to get online. “Poll taxes were essentially …

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Working Americans struggle with poor infrastructure. Invest tax payers' money in infrastructure rather than tax cuts for rich donors and corporations that don't pay any tax.

Public infrastructure or tax cuts? Check these maps for answers.

Republicans block investments in public infrastructure but give huge tax cuts to their rich donors. Working Americans struggle with poor infrastructure. Invest tax payers’ money …

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Personalize Whatsapp campaign messages and send them faster with TellThem.app

Campaigning with WhatsApp

WhatsApp has over 2.5 billion active users and has been downloaded five billion times. Over 100 billion WhatsApp messages are sent every day. Does your …

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Republicans cut voting by mail and drop boxes which help the disable vote. Denying veterans their right to vote will lead to cuts in their benefits and healthcare.

Republican voter suppression targets disabled vets for Memorial Day

Republicans are making it harder for disabled vets to vote – just in time for Memorial Day! Millions of veterans live in Texas, Florida, Georgia …

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Save time and money. Create your own fundraising, advocacy and campaign videos with just a laptop and the free Lumen5 app.

Make your own fundraising video for free

Fundraising videos is a chicken-and-egg challenge for grassroots groups. Can they afford to make a fundraising video? How much money will it raise? Will that …

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ALEC and the corporations subverting democracy for profits

Lost your right to vote? Thank ALEC.

ALEC drafts bills without regular democratic review and gets them passed into law by Republican legislatures. ALEC thrives on corporate donations. “Exposing ALEC: How Conservative-Backed …

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Leave no voter behind in the face of Republican voter suppression. Help them get the info they need to vote.

Leave no voter behind

The price of voting has gone up! Republican voter suppression schemes are making it more costly to vote. And soon it may only be the …

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Republicans oppose Anti-Hate Crime bill

Meet the Republicans voting against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

The COVID–19 Hate Crimes Act fights the surge in crimes against Asians. Yet 63 Republicans voted against the bill. Which districts and what do they …

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Fight gerrymandering in redistricting by drawing your own community of interest map

Fight gerrymandering. Draw your own community of interest map for redistricting.

All votes are equal, but some are more equal than others. Especially if they are from rich, white Republicans. Gerrymandering is dark art of drawing …

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Republican coverup capitol riots: Cartoon edition

Capitol riot coverup: cartoon edition

“Trump demanded that Republicans in Congress oppose the creation of a bipartisan Commission to investigate the events of January 6.” – Popular Info 175 Republicans in Congress led …

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Latinos are expected to make up 13.3 percent of all eligible voters and widely use WhatsApp.

Use WhatsApp from your laptop to reach more Latino voters

“47% of Hispanic adults are on WhatsApp – over twice as much as the general public. Latinos are expected to make up 13.3 percent of …

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The death penalty is the direct descendant of slavery, lynching, and Jim Crow-segregation. Vote to ensure a criminal justice system that is fair for all Americans.

Cruel & unusual punishment: South Carolina’s racist executions

“New death penalty law makes inmates pick electric chair or firing squad in South Carolina.” – CBS Nineteen of the 37 inmates currently on the …

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Biden infrastructure plan repairs and improves bridges. It invests in America's future.

133 reasons to invest in American infrastructure

How much is an American life worth? How do politicians gladly pay for trillions in tax cuts for the rich, but won’t pay for safe …

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Use the onscreen BigStage Teleprompter to present better

Stick to your message. Use a teleprompter.

Chris Sosa is running for NY Democratic District 5 City Council. He has a vision to share and uses an on-screen teleprompter to stay on …

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Republican voter suppression bills put the health insurance for 32 million Americans at risk by calling COVID a pre-existing condition

Will COVID become a pre-existing condition used to deny health insurance?

Republicans have vowed to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Insurance companies could deny health insurance to over 32 million Americans by treating COVID as …

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Use relational organizing to fund raise and amplify your message on Facebook

Fundraise with relational organizing

Your best donors are people you already know. How do you tap a large number of your contacts for donations, but in a personal manner? …

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Liz Cheney on protecting American democracy, the constitution and the rule of law.

Liz Cheney’s speech on protecting democracy – in five languages

“We’re witnessing a daylight mugging of our democracy. Thank you, Liz Cheney, for doing something vitally important and clarifying — something that only a conservative …

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America Talks bridges the political divide through conversations between people who have different perspectives

Talking to bridge the political divide

America Talks provides a weekend of connection across the political divide during a time of deep division in America. America Talks is organized by a coalition of …

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Use precision mapping to find unregistered voters

Find unregistered voters with precision mapping

Fight voter suppression by leaving no eligible voter behind with easy-to-use precision mapping apps. Find areas likely to have unregistered voters with the same precision …

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Use GIFs on Instagram for online advocacy

Advocacy by Instagram. The First 100 Days.

Memes and GIFs shared on social media shape public opinion more than paid ads. They get more attention, have more credibility and cost a fraction …

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Mapping how corporation profits from spreading hate using public subsidies

Corporations profiting by spreading hate with public subsidies

“Carlson has the right to say whatever loathsome things he wishes. And Fox News can choose to broadcast those views on television. But Carlson and …

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Smart mapping helps locate unregistered voters

Looking for unregistered voters? Use SMART MAPPING.

Businesses pick the best location for stores with Smart Mapping. The same technology also works to find unregistered voters. Most maps just show locations on …

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For The People Act restores voting rights needed for common sense gun safety measures.

For The People and George Floyd Act featured in Editorial Cartoons

For The People Act protects voting rights needed for common sense gun safety measures and police reform. These editorial cartoons highlight the importance of passing the George …

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Make a bigger impact on Zoom with a backdrop and onscreen teleprompter

Make a bigger impact on Zoom with a good background and free on-screen teleprompter

Make a bigger impact on Zoom with a background to reinforce your message and a free teleprompter to stay on script. Have an important message …

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Politicians draw districts with only their voters. Draw community of interest maps to protect your freedom to vote for who you want.

Protect your voting power during redistricting. Draw Community Of Interest maps.

How redistricting draws boundaries often determines who gets elected. Redistricting can split a community leaving people without a representative who feels responsible for their concerns. …

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For The People Act campaign uses GIFs shared through volutneers

Volunteer driven social media campaign generates a billion impressions For The People Act

Campaigns shape public narratives by having volunteers share GIFs through peer-to-peer messages and social media posts. Why are GIFs so popular? How does a campaign …

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Republican bills bring back poll taxes as new expenses that poor voters have to pay before they can vote.

The return of poll taxes

Poll taxes prevented African Americans from voting till the 24th Amendment made the taxes illegal. New Republican bills bring back poll taxes disguised as new …

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Common sense gun measures reduce mass shootings

Mass shootings, NRA influence & Republican obstruction: editorial cartoons

“The country grappled with yet another bloody rampage in Indianapolis, only weeks after back-to-back mass shootings last month in Atlanta and Boulder, Colorado” – NYT …

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Create your own fundraising video for free with just a laptop using Lumen5 and online DemLabs training in English or Spanish

Yes! You too can make a polished fundraising video for free, in hours with just a laptop.

Fundraising videos work. But it shouldn’t cost more to make a video, than the amount you are fundraising. Use the free Lumen5 app to create …

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Fatal police encounters cause the deaths of more Black Americans.

Fatal police encounters

“He said they pulled him over because he had air fresheners hanging from his rearview mirror,” said Ms. Wright whose son, Daunte Wright was killed …

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DC deserves statehood – to have its 712,000 voices and votes heard in Congress, to help shape the future of our nation, and to have a say on Supreme Court justices.

Map supports case for D.C. Statehood

D.C. Statehood would give 712,000 tax-paying Americans full equality and taxation with representation. DC has more residents, more than Vermont and Wyoming and comparable with …

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Corporate political donations, voter suppression and gun control: This week's top political cartoons

Corporate political donations, voter suppression and gun control: Top political cartoons

This week’s top Political Cartoons cover corporate political donations, gun violence legislation, and Jim Crow voter suppression bills. Enjoy the cartoons individually, as a GIF or as a video. Takeaway: …

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Corporate boycotts led to fair elections in South Africa

Lessons from how corporate boycotts led to fair elections in South Africa

A white minority clung to power by denying Blacks their right to vote till corporate boycotts led to fair elections. A white minority supported by …

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Invest in infrastructure to improve public safety and reduce accidents

Advocating for infrastructure investment? Show the local benefits with an interactive map.

Political decisions have real consequences. Investing in infrastructure that improves public safety should not be a political issue. How do you let the public know …

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Make it easier for people to understand voter suppression schemes with an infographic

Explaining voter suppression? Use an infographic.

Visual storytelling is fast, friendly and powerful. Use infographics to help more people understand vital issues – such as new schemes to make it harder …

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Direct viewers on Zoom to webpages you choose with Give Buttons

Fundraising on Zoom? Add a Give Button.

Make it easy for people on Zoom to follow your directions with Give Buttons. Keep it simple when requesting donations, asking for volunteers or have …

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Community organizers arrange free COVID vaccination clinics to help the underserved get vaccinated and get free internet access

Community organizers arrange free vaccination clinics and internet access in underserved areas

There is a stark disparity among races getting vaccinated: more than 60% of vaccinations have been going to White people, less than 9% to Hispanics …

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Georgia voter suppression, George Floyd's trial, matt Gaetz featured in this week's political cartoons

Georgia Voter Suppression – Illustrated Edition

We interrupt the regular blog for this special Illustrated Edition of Voter Suppression in Georgia. Enjoy as a GIF or Video. Now back to our …

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Lack of broadband internet access holds back many poor, rural and communities of color.

Cash cows block rural internet

Corporations love cash cows: businesses that generate them a steady stream of cash for no money. AT&T, Verizon and Comcast treat internet services as cash …

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Relational organizing on WhatApp mobilizes more Latinx voters

Mobilizing Latinx voters? Use relational organizing with WhatsApp.

WhatsApp is the favorite Latinx messaging app. It’s free and messages come from a known sender. WhatsApp campaigns cost less than SMS and is ideal …

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Activists mobilize supporters for HR1 by canvassing on FaceTime with the BigStage Teleprompter app

Canvassing for H.R. 1 over Facetime

How do you bring the personal appeal of in-person canvassing online? How can volunteers be more persuasive with a good script? Use FaceTime with an …

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How to encourage an anti-vaxxer to get vaccinated against COVID

Friends don’t let anti-vaxxer friends stay at risk. Conversation guide shows how to engage.

Friends don’t let friends stay at risk. How do you engage with an anti-vaxxer with so much COVID disinformation? Arguing with the facts against disinformation …

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Fight disinformation by refusing to advertise on websites set up to spread propaganda

Are you being tricked into funding the spread of disinformation? Check the GDI Index.

Groups spreading disinformation siphon funds meant for legitimate advertising. Ad networks like Google and Facebook are complicit and make money when they direct ads and …

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Republican suppress voting while ignoring the need for gun reform

Mass shooters, Jim Crow and racist Republicans: This week’s top political cartoons.

This week’s top Political Cartoons cover racist mass shooting, Republican voter suppression and obstruction with the filibuster. Enjoy the cartoons individually, as a GIF or as a video. DeepakDemLabs Voter …

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Republican obstruction has blocked common sense gun safety measures that could reduce mass shootings

Mass shootings surge while Republicans block common sense gun safety measures

Seven deadly mass shootings in a week! What will it take to pass common sense gun safety measures? Who is behind the obstruction that gets …

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NAACP Atlanta shows Black voters in Georgia, how they stand to gain from the American Rescue Plan with a StoryMap.

Black voters in Georgia recognize that voting has its rewards. Don’t let anyone snatch that away.

Sometimes the benefits of voting aren’t obvious. For Black voters in Georgia they are, courtesy a NAACP Atlanta StoryMap that shows how they gain from …

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Present better on Zoom with the BigStage Teleprompter

Zoom fundraising goes better with a teleprompter

Don’t take chances with important presentations. Use a teleprompter. Fundraising online is stressful. It helps to maintain eye contact with potential donors while making your …

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Provide free internet access to under-served communities is a very cost-effective way to build contact lists, provide reliable information and encourage people to register to vote and get vaccinated.

The ultimate voter registration machine

How can remote, under-served communities get reliable information? How can advocacy groups promote voter registration and COVID vaccinations? And build opt-in contact lists at the …

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Conduct surveys faster, for free with Google Forms and QR codes

Conducting a survey? Use this free solution to collect more responses in less time.

Conducting a survey doesn’t have to be complicated, expensive, nor time-consuming. “How can we quickly survey a community of 1,000 families in 10 city blocks …

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Asian Americans face racial violence and voter suppression.

Racist killings and voter suppression bills: The week’s top political cartoons.

This week’s top Political Cartoons cover racial killings and Republican voter suppression bills. You can view the cartoons individually or as a GIF or a one minute …

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Republicans stoke racism and violence to cling to power aided by ad networks like Facebook and FOX that profit from selling ads next to content designed to divide Americans.

Racism has consequences

Eight people including six Asian women killed in racist shooting spree with a gun bought hours earlier. This isn’t a random event. Hate crimes against …

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How much will you get from the American Rescue Plan? Check this map.

Americans are feeling the benefits of public investment as they receive direct survival checks and tax credit expansions to keep food on the table and …

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Jim Crow lives here

Republican racists bills to suppress voting have been called “Jim Crow in a Suit”. We mapped where Jim Crow breeds, groups like ALEC supporting, companies …

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Paid fellowships bring innovation to grassroots groups

Students For Justice offers paid internships for college student to learn new apps and help nonprofits and advocacy groups apply them to make a bigger impact …

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media-literacy-training-and-checkology-help-fight-disinformation

Fact or fiction? Find out with Checkology.

Learn to separate fact from fiction. Use the free Checkology app to determine the credibility of what you’re reading. “Lack of news literacy is a …

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