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Mon Nov 14 2016 (Updated 11/29/16)
We've Got a Bigger Problem Now
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 | video photo Fuck Trump: Protesters Defy More Aggressive Police, Take Freeway on Day Two Occupy 2.0: Resistance and Transformation in the Age of Trump (Nov 20) | photo Hundreds of Oakland High Schoolers Walk Out of Class to Protest Trump | photo Fuck Trump: Oakland Police Lose Control of the Streets on Day One | audio Davey D Street Interviews at Oakland Anti-Trump Protest After Election | Oakland School for the Arts: No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA | calendar March to Stop Trump's attacks on immigrants, democracy, equality | calendar March to Stop Trump's Attacks on Equality (Oakland) | calendar Peaceful Trump Response: Join Hands Around Lake Merritt | calendar Protest Trump in Oakand | Fuck Trump: Resistance begins with pre-dawn graffiti

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

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

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

Salinas: video photo Fuck Trump Rally | calendar Fuck Trump protest in Salinas!

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

Palo Alto: photo No to Grabbing/You are Not My President

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

Santa Rosa: photo Solidarity with Marginalized Communities

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

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

See Also: photo Fuck Trump, But Fuck You Too: No Unity With Liberals | video Trump: What How What | video Meet Your New Overlord! | Secession | photo The 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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