“The United States of Energy” was a colorful series of lessons on the advantages of coal, aimed at 4th-graders—and sponsored by Big Coal. Here’s how educators and activists worked together to get it out of classrooms.
Shannen Koostachin, a teenage activist who died before ever seeing the results of her work, has inspired a new hero in the DC Universe.
I've learned to embrace the dreams I most deeply desire, but also the burdens that so often work against them.
Recent studies suggest that coal mining affects the health of everyone who lives nearby—not just those who work in the mines.
"Having not been a judge or a witness who could've helped communicate what Michael Dunn did, my art is the only way I can give Jordan Davis justice."
For decades the myth of failing public schools justified industrial-scale testing and a privatization agenda. Now radical educators are bursting the bubble test, getting culturally relevant, and restoring justice to the classroom.
Since I quit watching porn a year ago, I've become more present in the moment, more loving, and a better friend to the women in my life.
Gwendolyn Ferreti Manjarrez is an organizer with the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice. Here, she speaks about the role of grassroots groups in the fight to roll back HB 56.
Lama Tsomo is a Tibetan Buddhist lama, a former homesteader, and an heiress to a family fortune who lives a quiet life in the mountains of Montana. Now she is beginning to teach the practices and insights gained through years of solitary retreats and study.
Empathy can be a force for radical social change, but only if we understand how to unleash it.
In the midst of Seeger's countless documents was one that stood out. The editor who found it reflects on coming back to that letter today.