Peace and Justice

“We Don’t Want Your Tiny Hands Anywhere Near Our Underpants”
by Olivia Anderson
How feminist punk bands are igniting the fight against Donald Trump.
5 Ways Indian Country Can Resist Trump’s Chaos
by Mark Trahant
North Dakota’s move to put states in charge of reservations is just one example of the possible nonsense to come. The Trump Era will require new strategies.
National “Vote by Mail” Could Add Millions of Votes in 2018
by Josh Cohen
Laws that caused voter suppression targeted mostly people of color and poor people. But new legislation could fix that.
Tribe Uneasy About Border Surveillance Plans on Their Land
by Tim Vanderpool
Tensions are high on the Tohono O’odham Nation, where Border Patrol has proposed high-tech surveillance towers as part of a sophisticated “virtual wall” system.
Trump Impeachment Campaign Begins
by James Trimarco
Never has a modern president so flagrantly violated the Constitution. A constitutional law attorney explains this unprecedented situation in American history—and what we can do about it.
Standing Rock Chairman Demands “Leader to Leader” Meeting With Trump
by Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reportedly has been directed to issue the Dakota Access pipeline easement, even though the environmental review is in the middle of a public comment period.
Don’t Let Trump Distract You: Public Comment on DAPL Is Now Open
by Jake Tracy
Now until Feb. 20 is the public’s chance to push for a full review of the pipeline’s climate impacts. Here’s what to do.
Surviving at Standing Rock After Trump’s DAPL Order
by Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn
Original water protector camp resolves to stay—even as Sioux tribe says no and Trump orders pipeline construction.
The Spirit of Standing Rock on the Move
by Stephanie Woodard
People from more than 300 tribes traveled to the North Dakota plains to pray and march in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux. Back home, each tribe faces its own version of the “black snake” and a centuries-old struggle to survive.
The Never-Ending Indian Wars: Spotlight Returns to Standing Rock
by Stephanie Woodard
The drama and injustice on display at Standing Rock have taught a new generation of observers what Native Americans already know: Even today, theirs is a brutal fight to survive.
How Somali Muslims Are Raising a 10,000-Person Anti-Hate Army
by Christopher Zumski Finke
The large refugee community in Minnesota is a big target for bigotry, and tensions are expected to get worse. But they’ve got a plan.
Big Protests Are Fine, But Here’s a To-Do List for Lasting Change
by Sarah van Gelder
After the inauguration and the Women’s March on Washington, what comes next? To make real change, we’ll need to build power where we live.
If We’re Honest, We All Know Trump’s America
by Robert Jensen
Trump articulates ideas that are closer to what is considered “normal” in the United States than many of us are willing to acknowledge.
What It Looks Like When Communities Make Racial Justice a Priority
by Zenobia Jeffries, Araz Hachadourian
From conversations that heal to land trusts that fight gentrification.
Has History “Sanitized” King’s Words? Inside the Push to #ReclaimMLK Day
by Zenobia Jeffries
Organizers hope to connect today’s civil rights movements to those of the past with a week of demonstrations across the country leading up to Inauguration Day.