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.

Bad Trip

Bad Trip

The #DeleteUber campaign worked.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has cut ties with the Trump business council.

Disney CEO Bob Iger bailed too.

The fewer mainstream companies and CEOs around, the less normal this all looks.

How to help thin out Trump's business council

If you're active on Twitter, these council members will likely see your #Delete_____ hashtags:

Elon Musk (Tesla and SpaceX)
Indra Nooyi (PepsiCo)
Ginni Rometty (IBM)
Mary Barra (General Motors)
Jamie Dimon (JPMorgan Chase)
Doug McMillon (Walmart)

Full list of participating CEOs here.

Color of Change has also launched a campaign.

How to give credit where it's due

Techies are disrupting for all the right reasons.

Recode's Kara Swisher reports that Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Stripe, #ThanksUber, and others have drafted a letter blasting Trump's refugee and immigration orders.

*We'll share an update when that letter is formally sent so we can applaud their leadership.

How to encourage the places you shop, work, study, and pray to do the right thing

Check out our prior piece with a bunch of recommendations.

Also, has a list of companies to consider boycotting because of their relationship with Trump.

It's working: Nordstrom just dropped Ivanka Trump's collection.

New Yorkers went without the essentials yesterday when Yemeni bodega owners - many with family members personally impacted by the ban - closed stores and held a massive rally and pray-in in Brooklyn.

In the spirit of GoogleComcast gave its employees paid time off to protest yesterday.

Could your employer be next?



Nothing Unusual Here

Nothing Unusual Here