Resources

These resources allow you to be an active participant in the resistance from your home and community. Please let us know if you have a favorite resource that’s not listed here. E-mail us today!

Sites for Action

Innovation Ohio – provides progressive public policy analysis and hard-hitting research
SheShouldRun
 – expands the talent pool of elected female leaders
The 65 – provides a weekly call to action, including scripts and background information, on issues you care about

Progressive groups in northeast ohio

Hudson Indivisible
League of Women Voters of Ohio
Ohio Indivisible – District 13
Portage County Democratic Party
Progress Ohio
Summit County Indivisible
Summit County Progressive Democrats

documentaries

13th (Ava DuVernay, 2016)
Citizen Koch (Carl Deal and Tia Lessin, 2014)
The Fog of War (Errol Morris, 2003)
Flow: For the Love of Water (Irena Salina, 2008)
Food, Inc. (Robert Kenner, 2008)
Gasland (Josh Fox, 2008)
Here’s to Flint (ACLU, 2016)
Hot Coffee (Susan Saladoff, 2011)
Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim, 2006)
Inequality for All (Robert Reich, 2013)
King Corn (Aaron Woolf, 2007)
The Mask You Live In (Jennifer Siebel Newsom, 2015)
Miss Representation (Jennifer Siebel Newsom, 2011)
Which Way Home  (Rebecca Cammisa, 2009)

Books

Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future by Robert Reich
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter
The Assault on Reason by Al Gore
The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy by Greg Palast
The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman
Don’t Think of an Elephant! Know Your Values and Frame the Debate: The Essential Guide for Progressives by George Layoff
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
I Have a Dream / Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Noam Chomsky
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
The Republican War on Science by Chris C. Mooney
Screwed: The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class by Thom Hartmann
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank

Articles

Trump Syllabus 2.0 –  An introduction to the currents of American culture that led to “Trumpism”
Trump Syllabus 3.0 – How Trump Won

Nonpartisan Research Tools

Congress.gov – tracks current legislative activity
Countable
– describes bills going through Congress
GovTrack – tracks legislation being debated in Congress
On the Issue – provides political leaders’ positions on any issue
Roll Call – covers policy, politics, opinion, and analysis
Statehouse News Bureau – covers Ohio politics
Vote Smart – archives politicians’ records, speeches, funding, and more

Trusted News Sources

Agence France Presse
Al Jazeera
The Atlantic
BBC
Bloomberg
Christian Science Monitor
CNN
The Economist
Glamour
The Guardian
Harper’s Magazine
Mother Jones
MSNBC
The Nation
The New Yorker
NPR
Newsweek
New York Times
Politico
ProPublica
Rolling Stone
Salon
Slate
Time
Vanity Fair
Village Voice
Vox
Washington Post