Dignity and freedom for all.
A Village Called Versailles
posted Aug 13, 2010
- Video: In the wake of recovering from Hurricane Katrina, Vietnamese residents discover the power of community in fighting against a toxic landfill being built two miles from their village.
Rejecting Arizona: States Say No to Anti-Immigrant Bills
by Suman Raghunathanposted Aug 11, 2010
- Despite the hype, states are finding lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona's footsteps.
At Last, a Human Right to Water
by Daniel Mossposted Jul 30, 2010
- Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer
by Jordan Flahertyposted Jul 30, 2010
- Arizona's notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
The Right to Housing in Haiti
by Colette Lespinasse with Beverly Bellposted Jul 29, 2010
- With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
The Real Story of Racism at the USDA
by Chris Krommposted Jul 26, 2010
- Years of discrimination from the USDA forced black farmers off their land.
People Without Homes, Homes Without People
by Brooke Jarvisposted Jun 24, 2010
- In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
Hate Groups? Not in Our School
posted Jun 10, 2010
- When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee Greenposted May 27, 2010
- In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety Esquivelposted May 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree Brownposted May 20, 2010
- Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety Esquivelposted May 18, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara Knightposted May 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
posted May 13, 2010
- Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.
Farmworkers Rally for Higher Pay and Canada Frees Up Foreign Aid
posted May 13, 2010
- Canadian officials have announced plans to untie foreign aid by 2012–2013; Workers’ rights activists are taking on one of the largest supermarket chains in America, Florida-based Publix.