Way too much is at stake to be passive. That's why there will be No Honeymoon for Biden!

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Since November, we’ve pushing Joe Biden on six issues that we know are necessary to building an equitable and progressive country that is safe for all who call it home.

  1. We want a $15 minimum wage for all workers in the US.
  2. We need universal healthcare. The past eight months have proven this is more important than ever. We are still in the midst of a global pandemic, and our neighbors still cannot get the medical care they need.
  3. We are fighting for true climate action. Climate change threatens all of us. This year alone, fires have raged across the western states, tropical storms have battered the gulf coast, and windstorms have ravaged the plains. We need to take immediate and radical action.
  4. We demand racial justice and equity. We must actively pursue anti-racist policies.
  5. We must stop the wars. The US is responsible for atrocities happening across the globe. We spend way too much on the military and must reapportion these funds for programs that build equity and which support our communities.
  6. We need Joe Biden to absolve all student debt. Education should be free. We should be encouraging our young people to learn, not requiring that they sign up for a lifetime of repayment. 

 

Want to learn more about why it’s important to push Biden and continue organizing? Check out our press list at the bottom of the page. 

How You Can Help Press the Biden Administration on Key Progressive Issues:

  1. Share this toolkit with your network to help us hold Biden accountable. 
  2. Share our precrafted tweets and our graphics
  3. Author your own tweets using our hashtags: #NoHoneymoon
    Finally, make sure to tag @JoeBiden.

Tweet Guidance

Feel free to use the sample tweets below, or craft your own. We’ve listed some tips below to make writing tweets easy.

  1. Use the hashtag #NoHoneymoon in every tweet!
  2. Make sure to tag @JoeBiden.
  3. Remember, if you start a tweet with “@JoeBiden”, put a “.” (period) first.  Ex: [email protected]

Sample Tweets

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Press

Learn about why it’s important to keep pushing Biden:

Salon (1/21)— President Joe Biden offers us reasons for hope, at last — but hope can be hazardous

Common Dreams (1/19)Don’t Let President Biden ‘Make Us the Dupes of Our Hopes’

Common Dreams (1/11)— Denouncing Republican Evils Can’t Do Much for the Biden Presidency Without Demanding Progressive Policies

LA Progressive (1/11)— Pushing Biden Trumps Bashing Republicans

Common Dreams (1/4)— In 2021, the Best Way to Fight Neofascist Republicans Is to Fight Neoliberal Democrats

The Nation (1/4)— A Blueprint for social Movements During the Biden Presidency

Alternet.org (12/28)— The ‘moderate’ rot at the top of the Democratic Party

Blue Tent (12/23)— “No Honeymoon.” A Grassroots Group Looks to Hold Biden Accountable

Newsweek (12/23)— With Slim Democratic Majority, Progressives Aim to Leverage Power and Push Biden, Congress Left

Buzzfeed News (12/22)— Progressives Are Finalizing Their Strategies To Move Biden To The Left Once He’s In The White House

Teen Vogue (12/22)— Holding Biden Accountable Is Going to Require a Lot of Organizing, Teens Say

WBUR (12/22)— Progressive Groups Push Biden To ‘Rebalance’ Federal Courts After Trump’s Conservative Appointments

Common Dreams (12/21)— Why Progressives Must Not Give Joe Biden a Political Honeymoon

Greenpeace (12/17)— Leading progressive groups launch pressure campaign for Biden to address fossil fuel pollution and the climate crisis

Democracy Now! (12/16)— Nina Turner Launches Bid for Congress, Pledging “No Honeymoon” for Biden Administration

Star Tribune (12/14)— In second term, Rep. Ilhan Omar focuses on pushing Biden on progressive agenda

Vox (12/11)— Progressives are getting ready to push Biden on immigration reform

NBC News (12/10)— Rep. Omar, ‘the squad’ members have a to-do list for Biden

USA Today (12/10)— Message to Biden-Harris: Follow through on justice promises. Our brother deserves no less

Sojourners (12/8)— Biden’s Climate Agenda Is Ambitious, but Clergy and Activists Want More

Hollywood Reporter (11/19)— Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors on What She Expects From the Next Administration

Vox (11/17)— A young Ugandan climate activist’s challenge to Joe Biden

NPR (11/13)— Young Progressives Who Backed Biden Plan To Press Him For Action

Them.(11/10) — “Tomorrow We Get Back to Work”: LGBTQ+ Groups Promise to Hold Biden Accountable

Elle (11/9)— Joe Biden Won. But Don’t Throw Away Your Protest Signs Just Yet.

Inside Climate News (11/8)With Biden’s Win, Climate Activists See New Potential But Say They’ll ‘Push Where We Need to Push’

NBC News (11/8)— Gen Z’s first-time voters celebrate Biden’s election but vow to hold him accountablea

Chicago Tribune (11/7)— Many immigrants in the Chicago area look forward to Biden presidency, but ‘we will hold (him) accountable’