Peace and Justice
Letters to a Young Muslim: Raising a Son to Understand the Pull of Extremism
by Christopher Zumski FinkeFeb 09, 2017
- Diplomat Omar Saif Ghobash wants to challenge rigid interpretations of what it means to be a good Muslim in the modern world.
Trump Is Escalating Attacks on Those He Can’t Control
by Robert ReichFeb 08, 2017
- The judiciary, the press, and states like California are major centers of resistance that hold independent power.
Trump’s Coup Attempt Requires Us to Rise Above Position and Party
by David KortenFeb 08, 2017
- In the chaos of Trump’s first three weeks in office, we can see a frighteningly coherent agenda—and a national and global emergency.
In Defense of Standing Rock Reporter Jenni Monet—and All Journalists
by Tracy Loeffelholz DunnFeb 07, 2017
- If you’ve valued our Standing Rock coverage over the months, tell the Morton County State’s Attorney to drop all charges against Monet. Journalism is not a crime.
What Makes America Great? Artists Resist Trump With 100 Days of Posters
by Jennifer LuxtonFeb 06, 2017
- The progressive agenda over the next four years will be hard-won—and heavily illustrated—if the past few weeks are any indication.
The Scramble for Women’s Health-Care Coverage in the Time of Trump
by Lynsi BurtonFeb 06, 2017
- The time to obtain contraceptives is now.
How Powerful Could We Be If We Agree to Stand Our Ground on Our Treaty Land
by Ladonna Bravebull AllardFeb 04, 2017
- This movement is not just about a pipeline. We are not fighting for a reroute, or a better process in the white man’s courts. We are fighting for our liberation.
How to Help Immigrant and Muslim Neighbors
by Lornet TurnbullFeb 03, 2017
- People are turning their frustrations with the Trump administration into actions that make a meaningful difference in the lives of vulnerable community members.
6 States With Criminal Justice Reform Wins to Celebrate
by Jaime Alfaro, Araz Hachadourian, Christa HillstromFeb 03, 2017
- In Oregon, incarcerated women stay connected with their children through special visitations and virtual parent-teacher conferences.
“Valve Turner” Case a Mistrial, but Also a Warning for Direct Action Activists
by Valerie SchloredtFeb 02, 2017
- Criminal sabotage was one of the charges for Ken Ward, who with fellow activists in Minnesota, Montana, and North Dakota shut down pipelines carrying tar sands oil.
Los Angeles Preempts Trump’s Deportation Plans By Finally Decriminalizing Street Vending
by Mario VasquezFeb 02, 2017
- After years of work, advocates for immigrant rights rejoiced at the permit process, which will help keep 50,000 street vendors on the right side of the law.
Defund DAPL Spreads Across Indian Country as Tribes Divest
by Frances MadesonFeb 02, 2017
- The Navajo Nation is making moves to join a growing number of tribes that have already respectfully, but conclusively, shown Wells Fargo the door.
Detroit’s Massive Muslim Community Looks for Allies in the Trump Era
by Zenobia JeffriesFeb 01, 2017
- Fifty-five percent of Americans know very little or nothing at all about Islam, but this group wants to change that.
Winona LaDuke on New Ways to Keep Pipelines Out of the Great Lakes
by Winona LaDukeJan 31, 2017
- The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.
Amid “Muslim Ban” Chaos, Van Jones Sends in His Love Army
by Zenobia JeffriesJan 30, 2017
- Lawyers and protestors took action: “Nobody’s going to fight alone.”