Getting the attention of voters is not an easy task these days. It’s particularly hard in a swing state like Maine where over $160 million Republican and Democrat dollars have poured in to paint the airwaves, phone lines, and social media feeds with partisan slogans. This gives us at Flip2020 a unique task to riseContinue reading “[Fundraiser!] Help Send Flip2020 to Political Street Theater Training at Bread and Puppet”
The Flip 2020 team in Maine has been busy with actions everyday. We have hung large banners over highways, spoken at BLM rallies, attended RGB vigils and handed out commemorative artwork with voting info the reverse, scouted action sites and farmers markets, clipboarded and tabled parks, networked with numerous Maine groups and invited them toContinue reading “Updates and Upcoming”
We have been in Maine for just three days and we have done a different type of action each day. The plan has always been to do at least one action a day, plus social media, networking to local groups, and fundraising to make the whole project work. And after months of planning, itContinue reading “An Action Everyday”
Yesterday we spent our first day in Maine at the Cumberland Farmer’s Market with the Lisa Savage Campaign. Here are some of our Flip 2020 team members at work!
It’s been a busy few weeks for the Flip 2020 Project, and things are only likely to get busier (and more exciting!) as we move closer to election day. We’re 7 days away from jumping off in Maine, we have exciting new allies, are continuing to raise funds, and are also working (remotely at theContinue reading “Flip 2020 Newsletter #5”
I’ve spent the past few months (the past few years, really) watching in horror at what’s happening in US politics. While the media typically blames Trump for his terrible policies, the complicity of the US Senate is often missed. Trump is an expert at drawing media attention, but often these stories don’t matter much. ItContinue reading “Why Maine?”
An earlier version of this blog post was posted on Funologist.org, and has been edited and expanded for publication here. Usually in tight presidential elections, the focus is on Florida. More polls are taken there, more rallies are held there, more money is spent on advertisements there than almost any other state. Rich with electoralContinue reading “All Eyes on Georgia”