Listen to what Trump says. He plans to steal the election!
It is hard to believe that it has come to this. We have to defend democracy itself.
We must plan to stop him !
Step #1. Defeat him at the polls.
It is time to plan for steps 2-10.
How would you like a strategy that does all of the following?
Enables you and your friends to act close to home.
Gives you some “wins” on the way to the big goal of defeating a power grab.
Is easy to explain to your friends.
Allows any number of people to participate because it will all add up.
Reduces the risk of violent confrontations.
Can be calibrated to the amount of risk of arrest that you can handle.
Can be done in-person in a way that keeps the pandemic at bay.
Targets a set of people who especially have a personal stake in the elective process.
Takes on the politically powerful who are hesitating to commit, pressuring them to do the right thing.
Draws on the strengths that already exist in our political system.
Puts us on the offensive instead of merely protesting.
Maximizes the number of people who participate in the movement.
Doesn’t have to be the only strategy being carried out in order to be successful.
OK, here’s the idea: Go to people who hold elective political power near you, in your town, county, city, state. Urge them to “Join us in demanding every vote be counted.”
Continue with this plan here. George Lakey.
Here is a detailed plan for another series of strategies.
Hold the Line. A Guide to Defending Democracy
We should begin planning now. There is work to be done for all who are willing.
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Jewish Voice for Peace
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