Now that Republicans have doomed us to trillion-dollar deficits for the foreseeable future -- and not even so they can goose up the economy, but so they can give massive welfare handouts to the rich and to corporations -- they're all hot to destroy food stamps and Medicaid, so Moms Rising helps you tell your Congressfolk to reject proposed cuts to food stamps and Medicaid, while CREDO helps you tell state Governors not to impose work requirements on folks who get Medicaid. Never mind that most folks who get food stamps and Medicaid already work, so successful have corporations been (at least since the Clinton years!) at paying their workers so little that they qualify for Medicaid -- what about the folks who literally can't work, or who literally can't find work? Do right-wingers really think everyone's faking it? Oh, right -- they think everyone's faking it but them. You can lead a right-winger to other people's struggles, but you can't actually make him empathize.
Meanwhile, President Trump is ready to unleash yet another "hard power" budget proposal, so Penn PIRG helps you tell your Congressfolk to oppose all proposed cuts to EPA funding. Right-wingers love spewing the lie that EPA funding cripples a corporation's ability to make money, but you know what funding the EPA actually does? It enables the EPA to actually put boots on the ground at fossil fuel plants, and see what harm they might be doing to our clean air and our clean water. It also enables the EPA to properly clean up America's especially toxic areas via the Superfund program, which, naturally, EPA Administrator Scott "Cone of Silence" Pruitt wants to slash by a third. And you know, Mr. Pruitt might think climate change could be a good thing, but all these once-in-a-lifetime-this-month storms climate change has brought us, and will bring us more of, will actually make cleaning up toxic sites harder. Feel free to tell your Senators that.
Finally, speaking of the Trump Administration's compulsive short-sightedness, if you've missed previous opportunities to tell our government to scuttle its plan to open up virtually all of our coasts to offshore drilling, then the Sierra Club still helps you do that. Yes, it is short-sighted to drill for oil and gas off virtually every coast in America -- the energy you'll extract will be burned off, but oceans are forever, and if you pollute them, you'll take a long, long time cleaning them up. But then Mr. Trump doesn't care about the long-term, as evidenced by his long career driving businesses into bankruptcy right after extracting all their value for himself -- he only cares about other bosses, the real beneficiaries of expanded offshore drilling. No, drilling workers aren't the beneficiaries, not when the Trump Administration rolls back safety standards for them, and not when we (or their employers!) could put them to work building out a renewable energy grid in America.