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Check Out Emily McDowell Studio’s Resistance-Friendly Merch

This OTYCD entry originally posted in November 2017.

Check out Emily McDowell Studio’s site for spiffy Resistance-Friendly merchandise that includes tote bags, pins, and more.

McDowell gets much-deserved praise for her perfectly phrased greeting cards, which say things like, “When life gives you lemons, I won’t tell you a story about my cousin’s friend who died of lemons,” and “I’m so sorry you’re sick. I want you to know that I will never try to sell you on some random treatment I read about on the internet.”

After the election McDowell came up with Resistance-friendly stuff such as tote bags that say, “My American Values: Equality, Justice, Empathy, Science” and “Chose Hope Over Fear.” She also has a line of Everyday Bravery Pins that say things like, “Unfriended a Racist,” “Stayed Nasty,” and “Stopped Caring About Bullshit.”


See her website:


In particular see the enamel pins page:

Enamel Pins


…and the tote bag page:

Tote Bags

Action Alerts · Vote with your Dollars

Help OTYCD Build a Page of Resistance Market Links

Help us build a page of links to Resistance-themed merchandise that benefits worthy causes.


Recently we posted a story about “Nevertheless, She Persisted” products that directly benefit Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.


We would like to build a page of links to merchandise–hats, t-shirts, pussy hats, tote bags, and the like–that devote 100 percent of their profits to Resistance-relevant causes.


Examples of worthy beneficiaries would be the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Southern Poverty Law Center.


If you know of any products that fit the brief, please email:

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…and let us know about them.


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Help Elizabeth Warren By Buying “Nevertheless She Persisted” Merch

This OTYCD entry originally posted in August 2017.

Help Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren build her war chest for 2018 by buying “Nevertheless, She Persisted” merchandise.

Mitch McConnell handed Warren the perfect autobiography title when he shut her down during confirmation hearings for attorney general Jeff Sessions. When she attempted to read a letter that Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote in the 1980s when Sessions was up for a judgeship, McConnell invoked an obscure Senate rule to make her stop. Warren tried to keep going. In relaying the incident later, McConnell said, “Nevertheless, she persisted,” and gave rise to an immortal phrase gleefully embraced by the Resistance.

Damn near immediately, Etsy, CafePress, and the like were inundated with “Nevertheless, She Persisted” products. While some donated all profits, or at least a portion, to Warren’s campaign (she’s due to run for a second six-year term in 2018), not all did, and it can be hard to tell at a glance which sales help her.

Worry not: Warren’s campaign has a shop. Below are links to several ‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’ items. If you buy them, you can be certain that Elizabeth Warren will benefit directly.

A caution: Products periodically sell out. (As of mid-June 2017, the temporary tattoos were out of stock.) You may have to wait for your favorites to reappear.


Here’s the main link for Warren’s online store:


Buy the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” pink pussy hat:

"Nevertheless She Persisted" Rally Hat


Buy the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” t-shirt:

"Nevertheless She Persisted" T-shirt


Buy the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” bumper sticker:

"Nevertheless She Persisted" Bumper Sticker


Buy the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” travel mug:

"Nevertheless She Persisted" Travel Mug

Buy the “Nevertheless, She Persisted” campaign button (pack of three):

"Nevertheless She Persisted" Campaign Buttons (Pack of Three)


Donate to Elizabeth Warren’s 2018 Senatorial re-election campaign: