This Week in Trumplandia


Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

Trump keeps saying 3-5 million people voted illegally because he wants to suppress voters.

Study suggests that among Americans, black women will be the most affected by an ACA repeal.

Stop feeling sorry for Melania; in case you forgot, she endorsed Trump and all of his policies that will literally kill people.

The battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline continues—though it never ended—as Trump signs an executive order to expedite its construction.

China is positioned to thrive in the Trump years—if they’re willing to open up to other countries.

Bitch’s latest feminist podcast, Popganga, reminds us to keep laughing at Trump and talks about how to use humor to talk with difficult people.



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Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →