Trump and his staff have arrested hundreds of peaceful protestors, reporters and photojournalists for being at protests for Trump’s inauguration and they’re going after thousands more. Meanwhile, they’ve completely stopped monitoring heavily-armed neo-Nazi, KKK, and white supremacist terrorist organizations. This is what dictators do.
Like many events that end up with a person in handcuffs, my story begins in a bar. I was in Atlanta earlier this month for Netroots Nation, the annual meeting of progressive organisers and writers, when I overheard friends discussing how to resist President Trump’s first visit to Trump Tower.