Road Trips and Resistance Blog

Don’t Trust the IDC

RAMOS, JACKSON, BIAGGI, MAY, ROBINSON, MYRIE AND DUANE TELL IDC: NO DEAL After Trump-Democrats Pass Irresponsible Budget, New Yorkers Won’t Fall For Bait and Switch April 4, 2018 IDC challengers Jessica Ramos, Robert Jackson,...

[Prof. Cadbury] Urges Good Will by Jews for Nazis (1934)

It will gain more than hate. Wernersville, Pa. June 14, New York Times.— Good will, not hate or reprisals, will end, or offset, the evils of the Hitler government’s persecution of Jews, Professor Henry...

Lunch at Cipriani’s

I get up late, having stayed up very late writing something controversial. Go into Manhattan to pick up my new iPad and keyboard – so excited I am not hungry and skip breakfast, promising...

The Best Coffee in the World

It was August in the Hula valley, living on a kibbutz in Israel. It was hot. Too damn hot. So hot the Israelis were hot. So hot that I would work late in the...

Citizenship Ceremony

For about ten years while living in the United States I had felt no desire to become an American citizen. I had all the rights of a citizen except the right to vote. And...

Trump’s Birthday Present – Tickets to Moscow!

Trump loves Russia. Russia loves Trump. So for his birthday Rise and Resist bought him and his whole family tickets to Moscow. Aeroflot. Economy. One way. This was a real fun action. My son...

Young and Immortal

The Golan Heights is still covered in minefields left by the Syrians before the Israelis captured it in the Six Day War in 1967. We were children at nineteen and twenty, volunteers on a...

You Can Beat the NRA

The National Rifle Association punches way above their weight. More than their direct contributions to politicians, they have a pool of committed single issue voters, and they are experts at turning them out. But...

Firsts in 2017

Since Trump was elected, I have dedicated my free time to opposing his regime. I have made new friends, expanded my horizons, learned to announce my preferred pronouns. After a year of struggle, I...