this article in the SF Chronicle.
"Californians ...are quickly forming the hub of what’s being called the Resistance.
While the term has been embraced by larger liberal organizations such as MoveOn.org, the intellectual headquarters of this surge in grassroots activism is the progressive Bay Area, where newly arriving techies, longtime activists and wealthy investors, among others, are plotting how to push back" on the Nazi Millennium agenda.
It's a good sign but what it may amount to remains to be seen. It seems to be largely involved in branding and fundraising so far--which is also what I see in my inbox from established outfits, a lot of fundraising.
It's going to take more than that. It's going to take resolve and courage and it's going to involve risk. But it is the future of these generations and their children that's at stake, and it is up to them to do something about it.
So, duly noted. I am monitoring.
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