The election of Donald Trump to be the 45th President of the United States of America shocked and dismayed progressives across the country. What We Do Now, a collection of passionate manifestos by some of the country's leading progressives, aims to provide a blueprint for how those stunned progressives can move forward. Its powerful contributions -- from economists, environmentalists, activists, artists, politicians, and novelists -- will offer encouragement and guidance to practicing constitutionally protected acts of resistance throughout the unprecedented upcoming administration.
Among the contributors are Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Gloria Steinem, Paul Krugman, Robert B. Reich, George Saunders and Dave Eggers as well the heads of the ACLU, the NAACP, the Sierra Club, the Arab American Association, the National GLBTQ Task Force, the Freedom of the Press Association, and other prominent activists.
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Essays by: Gloria Steinem, feminist leader Senator Bernie Sanders Senator Elizabeth Warren Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning writer Robert B. Reich, former Secretary of Labor Dave Eggers, novelist George Lakoff, cognitive linguist George Saunders, novelist Anthony Romero, ACLU head Cornell William Brooks, NAACP head Cristina Jimenez, United We Dream head Katrina vanden Heuvel, publisher of The Nation Linda Sarsour, Arab American Association head Michael Brune, Sierra Club head Bill McKibben, environmentalist Ilhan Omar, first Somali-American legislator Allan Lichtman, Georgetown U prof and "Professor Predictor" Brittany Packnett, Campaign Zero head Ilyse Hogue, NARAL head M. Dove Kent, head of Jews For Racial & Economic Justice Mara Keisling, head of National Center for Transgender Equality Rea Carey, National GLBTQ Task Force head Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum Trevor Timm, head of Freedom of the Press Foundation David Cole, ACLU National Legal Director Nato Thompson, art activist John R. MacArthur, publisher of Harper's Magazine Edited by: Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians