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Medium | 11.09.16

Forget “Why?”, it’s time to get to work.

Anil Dash

D&S advisor Anil Dash calls for action after the 2016 election.

But the work to be done in fighting Donald Trump is not unprecedented. All of us who are targets of his rhetorical attacks and his proposed policies can look back at history and see times when we’ve faced down similar threats—and won. It is only because progress has been made that we feel so gutted by this loss. And this is not, as some would say, the last gasp of old oppressions, it is simply another dark milestone in a fight against injustice that will never end.

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