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Mon Nov 14 2016 (Updated 11/29/16)
We've Got a Bigger Problem Now
Mon Nov 14 2016 (Updated 11/29/16)
With Election of Trump as Next US President, Cities Across the Country Rise Up in Protest
The first anti-Trump protests began almost immediately, shortly after election results were announced. In Berkeley and Oakland, hundreds of protesters marched through the streets, spray painting anti-Trump graffiti and lighting garbage fires. Spontaneous protests sprang up in Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and other cities.

By the evening of November 9, protesters poured into the streets across the country. Even as they rallied and marched in defiance of a Trump presidency, demonstrators were still processing the reality that the next president of the United States will be a narcissistic demagogue who bragged he sexually assaulted women, called for the deportation of millions of immigrants, and proposed banning Muslims from entering the country. Trump's campaign was built on white supremacist and nativist tropes, and he won the election by dominating the white vote, primarily white men. People are pissed — and people of color especially are worried about what is to come.

In many cities, demonstrations continue on a daily or near-daily basis. There is no end in sight as Trump assembles his administration Calls have gone out to disrupt inaugural events on January 20 and for a Women's March on Washington on January 21.

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Oakland: Update on Oakland Anti-Trump Protest Arrests and Support Work | videophotoFuck Trump: Protesters Defy More Aggressive Police, Take Freeway on Day Two Occupy 2.0: Resistance and Transformation in the Age of Trump (Nov 20) | photoHundreds of Oakland High Schoolers Walk Out of Class to Protest Trump | photoFuck Trump: Oakland Police Lose Control of the Streets on Day One | audioDavey D Street Interviews at Oakland Anti-Trump Protest After Election | Oakland School for the Arts: No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA | calendarMarch to Stop Trump's attacks on immigrants, democracy, equality | calendarMarch to Stop Trump's Attacks on Equality (Oakland) | calendarPeaceful Trump Response: Join Hands Around Lake Merritt | calendarProtest Trump in Oakand | Fuck Trump: Resistance begins with pre-dawn graffiti

Berkeley: Thousands protest in Berkeley in wake of Trump election | calendarAnti Donald Trump March Against White Supremacy

San Francisco: calendarSF Protest Against Trump on Inauguration Day: Fight Racism, Defend Immigrants! (1/20/17) | calendarThis is Not Normal: Anti-Trump March in San Francisco (12/10) | calendarFuck Trump March and Sit in at 555 California | photoSpontaneous anti-Trump post-it protest | Citing Climate Crisis, Trump Presidency, San Francisco Supervisors Ban Fossil Fuel Extraction on City-owned Lands | calendarSF Dump Trump Rally & March (Nov 19) | videophotoPost Election Protests | Post-Election Political Roundtable (Nov 19) | calendarEmergency Protest: Trump Says Get Back, We Say Fight Back!

Santa Cruz: photoSanta Cruz Residents Begin Organizing for a General Strike on Inauguration Day | calendarMarch Against Trump Oppose Xenophobia and Racism in Santa Cruz | calendarFighting Trumpism Against the Homeless in Santa Cruz: Freedom SleepOut #71 (Nov 15) | videoSanta Cruz High School Students Walk Out to Protest Donald Trump | photoUCSC Students Organize Third Anti-Trump Demonstration Since Presidential Election | videophotoMassive Protest at UC Santa Cruz as Trump is Elected

Salinas: videophotoFuck Trump Rally | calendarFuck Trump protest in Salinas!

Hollister: photoSan Benito High School Students Walkout Declaring "Not My Prez"

Palo Alto: photoNo to Grabbing/You are Not My President

San José: calendarPost-Election Rally: We the People Demand Action!

Santa Rosa: photoSolidarity with Marginalized Communities

Fresno: March and Rally Against Trump | calendarFresno Rejects Hate!

Washington D.C.: calendar#DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump | calendarWomen's March on Washington - January 21, 2017

See Also: photoFuck Trump, But Fuck You Too: No Unity With Liberals | videoTrump: What How What | videoMeet Your New Overlord! | Secession | photoThe Electoral College Giveth, And The Electoral College Can Taketh Away | U.S. Electile Dysfunction--A Tyranny of the Minority | Exit polls suggest that Trump’s big “victory” was stolen (just like Hillary’s nomination) | A Trump administration will probably be hostile to affordable housing programs | New Site to Make Donations to Great Orgs for People Raging About Trump | Trump appoints enemies of salmon, Delta and environment to transition team | audio#DisruptJ20: trump supporter voicemail to Indybay | ACLU of Northern California Condemns Anti-Muslim Attack in San Jose | Many of us woke up confused, scared, shocked and traumatized

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