How to Help

If you're like us, your digital life is one big, fast news feed. Some of this news is messed up. How to Help works in the news cycle to connect you with ways to do something about the day's big stories.

Umm, Did You Get That Memo?

Umm, Did You Get That Memo?

How is it possible that Sally Yates testified only 9 days ago and James Comey was fired only 8 days ago?

The news cycle is currently the definition of lit.

Comey's firing. Trump's threat. Comey's memo(s). Israel's dismay that Trump can't keep a secret.

Any of these might be the reason White House communications staffers keep hiding in their offices.

The latest: former FBI Director Robert Mueller will lead the inquiry we've all been inquiring about.

What's next, impeachment?

How to help see if this checks-and-balances thing really works

Get a real-time emergency update. Tonight at 7pm ET, Indivisible is hosting a Facebook Live event with lots of ways to help get this ball rolling.

Call your Senator via the US Capitol switchboard at 202.224.3121. According to Indivisible, neither party is acting quickly enough in defense of democracy. The message for Senators in the Democratic minority: "withhold consent" to stop all Senate business until this Russia stuff is figured out.

Or just buy some lapel pins from Dan Savage's aptly-named ITMFA project.Proceeds are split between the ACLU, Planned Parenthood and the International Refugee Assistance Project.

 Source:  NBC/Saturday Night Live/Giphy

Source:  NBC/Saturday Night Live/Giphy

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