A private person by nature, Robina Asti stepped into the limelight after her benefits were denied. Years later, her work helped change the Social Security Administration's policy toward transgender widows.
Ashamed of the public rejection of children seeking refuge in the United States? Here’s what you can do about it.
More than 48,000 undocumented kids have been apprehended while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border this year.
"The ideas in Butler's fiction challenge us to contend with our own choices and take responsibility for our own power."
Democracy Now talks to Amanda Blackhorse, the Navajo activist who started a lawsuit to get the Washington football team to change their name.
Rachel Corrie was killed in 2003, but her passion for peace lives on in her writings.
The movement to end the violence through the decriminalization of drugs has never had so much momentum. And it's never been easier to get involved.
The struggle to save the world's greatest communication network.
On issue after issue, women prisoners have learned to be their own strongest advocates.
Why did an elementary school math problem go viral? It has to do with a new set of federal education standards known as the Common Core.
On the heels of pot legalization in Washington and Colorado, the movement for less punitive drug policy is coalescing at every level. Its new leaders could come from the very countries that have suffered the most.
The United States cannot legitimately lead an international response to the illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine until it abides by international law itself.