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If the news that Boris Johnson is our new Prime Minster has left you feeling a bit helpless about UK politics today, here's a thread of things you can do to genuinely effect change. #NotMyPM
Since the Conservatives are slashing social & welfare provision, donate to groups that support the most vulnerable.

Poverty: @turn2us_org
Homelessness: @Shelter
The elderly: @ageukcampaigns
Foodbanks: @TrussellTrust
Citizen's Advice: @CitizensAdvice
Mental health: @MindCharity
Reply to government consultations. Often, these only attract responses from people with a vested interest, so make sure your voice is heard too.

Open topics currently include homelessness, police firearms, renter rights, & sexual harassment.

gov.uk/search/policy-…
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Fighting racism is not for the faint of heart. Abuse of authority in the federal government is a crime. It is not only against the law but, if proven, it is considered a misdemeanor. What are we willing to do to combat systemic U.S. government racism? Are we willing to speak up?
Are we willing2risk being socially/professionally ostracized? Are we willing2be a victim's witness? Are we willing2lend a shoulder so he/she can cry on? Are we willing2just seat & listen? Are we willing2ask poignant questions & help victims fight racism through the legal system?
Are we willing to accompany the victim through thick and thin? Are we willing to put up and listen to the same complaints over and over again, until the victim processes his/her pain and trauma? What are we doing about it? Tonight let's ask ourselves THAT question #Discrimination
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🍎 WA State🌲

DO NOT MAIL YOUR BALLOTS —They won’t be counted.

You must drop them off at a ballot drop box by 8:00 pm.
👉kingcounty.gov/depts/election…

As #WaveCast captain of WA State, it’s my privilege to feature a few of our amazing candidates on #ElectionDay

#WAelex
#WaveCastWA
Pediatrician Kim Schrier is the doctor we need in the House. She’s running in the #WA08 against Trump sycophant @DinoRossiWA who takes funds from the NRA.

Kim is for:
🔹Healthcare
🔹Education
🔹GunReform

Visit👉drkimschrier.com/meet-kim/
Follow👉@DrKimSchrier

#WAelex
#WaveCastWA
Former WSU chancellor, Lisa Brown is running in the #WA05 against @cathymcmorris who votes a whopping 98% w/Trump’s party lines, incl voting to gut healthcare every single time.

Lisa will work for her constituents, not Trump

Visit👉lisabrownforcongress.com
Follow👉@Lisa4Congress
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I'm really over the sob story of Trump officials whining about being harassed. Guess what, it goes with the territory. 1/
washingtonpost.com/local/dc-polit…
I'm sure historians can recount the tales for us of this happening in history. We can start with President Grant labeling the people who would yell at him while having a cigar at the Willard "lobbyists" 2/
Protesters have time and time again shut down Washington. In 1971 people who lived in the Watergate where trapped by protesters angry about Nixon and War. 3/
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The American people really do need grasp again that “We The People,” are the power. It is us that limit the federal government power. We are the principal power holders, and we loan that power to legislators, the president and federal judges. The constitution protects people....
not presidents, it is indeed to protect us from possible despots. The Constitution is supreme, that’s why it has been amended so little, regardless of the hundreds of amendment proposals. But to protect us as a people was the need of the #RuleOfLaw. The Constitutional supremacy
Embodies equal justice under law. Unfortunately it is not always practiced. To be patriotic to me means upholding the Constitution where all Americans are treated the same, regardless of race, gender, income, religion, sexuality or party affiliation. To try and oppress people is
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I’m with @NARAL, @MoveOn, @WomenBelong, @domesticworkers and more. We’re fired up and we’re fighting back against Trump’s cruel, inhumane, unjust family separation policy. #KeepFamiliesTogether
This is about more than immigration, it is about the soul of our country.

Trump’s administration cannot rip that soul away. We won’t let them. We demand just immigration policies. We demand hearings in House Judiciary Committee. We demand justice.
Yesterday, with @repjohnlewis and more @HouseDemocrats colleagues, we created some #GoodTrouble outside of Customs and Border Protection. We marched in the streets, we blocked the entrance and we demanded that they stop tearing apart families and arresting women.
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