Suggested Hashtags and Twitter users to follow in the current political Climate

The pace of political and civic discourse can be hard to follow in the current political climate and disengaging for even a day can result in feeling woefully out of touch. The following list of Twitter users and hashtags is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather to provide a starting place for engaging on social media in order to promote dialog around a number of different political and social justice issues.


Grassroots and civil rights organizations:
We the People of Oswego Indivisible-
Grassroots organization working toward promoting a better society and community through encouraging socially responsible government actions: @IndivisibleOsw

Indivisible NY 24th
Project of CNY Solidarity and set up to resist harmful political agendas: @IndivisibleNY24

Indivisible Syracuse-Committed to keeping our elected representatives accountable in this new political era: @indivisiblesyr

Indivisible Guide-Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen: @IndivisibleTeam

CNY Solidarity Coalition-Grassroots organization working to support Central New York through resisting damaging political policies and agendas: @CNYSolidarity

American Civil Liberties Union @ACLU

New York Civil Liberties Union
@NYCLU

NYCLU Radio
 @NYCLUradio

Hashtags:
#FightHate
#NoBanNoWall
#MuslimBan
#TravelBan
#LoveTrumpsHate

Environment and science:
Al Gore-Frequently tweets about climate science, clean energy, and other environmental issues
@algore

Climate Reality-Group founded by Al Gore to work toward stopping climate change
@ClimateReality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-Content and links from the general EPA branch
@EPA

U.S. EPA Research-Tweets, links, and information from the EPA Research Department
@EPAresearch

Greenpeace-Environmental activist organization
@Greenpeace

350.org-Environmental activist organization
@350

Bill McKibben-Author of The End Of Nature and founder of 350.org: @billmckibben

March For Science-Official account of the grassroots initiative surrounding the upcoming march on Washington, D.C.: @ScienceMarchDC

NY Academy of Sciences @NYASciences

Hashtags:
#EPA
#GlobalWarming
#ClimateChange
#ScienceMatters
#ScienceMarch

News and reporters:
Oswego County News Now
@OswegoCoNewsNow
The New York Times @nytimes
Washington Post @washingtonpost
The Hill @thehill
Andrea Mitchell @mitchellreports
CNN @CNN
CNN Politics @CNNPolitics
Rachel Maddow @maddow
Politico @politico
AM Joy @amjoyshow
Joy Ann Reid @JoyAnnReid
Jake Tapper @jaketapper
Carl Zimmer @carlzimmer
Chuck Todd @chucktodd
Meet the Press @MeetThePress
David Corn @DavidCornDC

Politicians, political staff, agencies:
Donald Trump @realDonaldTrump
Reince Priebus @Reince
Kellyanne Conway @KellyannePolls
Mike Pence @mike_pence
Paul Ryan @SpeakerRyan
Mitch McConnell @SenateMajLdr
Scott Pruitt @EPAScottPruitt

Congressman John Katko @RepJohnKatko
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand @SenGillibrand
Senator Chuck Schumer @SenSchumer
Congresswoman Claudia Tenney @RepTenney and @claudiatenney
Governor Andrew Cuomo @NYGovCuomo

State of New York @NYGov

Resistance, marches, and democracy:
Women’s March-
Official account for the Women’s March, they are continuing to support a community of grassroots resistance through ongoing engagement and action: @womensmarch

March For Science-
Official account of the grassroots initiative surrounding the upcoming march on Washington, D.C.: @ScienceMarchDC

Hashtags:
#ProtectOurDemocracy
#Resist
#Resistance
#WhyIResist
#TownHall
#Indivisible
#IndependentInvestigation
#FactsMatter
#ThisIsDemocracy
#WhyIMarch
#womensmarch
#ReflectAndResist

Healthcare, Affordable Care Act, and American Health Care Act:
#ACA
#AHCA
#Trumpcare
#ObamaCare

Budget cuts/cultural organizations:
#TrumpCuts
#TrumpBudget
#MealsOnWheels
#SavetheNEA
#SaveIMLS
#SaveNEH
#SpeakUpForMuseums
#OrganizeForTheArts

 

 

 

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