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.
More than 48,000 undocumented kids have been apprehended while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border this year.
Rick Williams asked for calm when protesters demanded justice for his brother, who was shot and killed by a Seattle police officer. But he realizes that "the only way you can help change the system is show them you are a human being."
More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job applications.
Organizers agreed that the annual marches have helped raise awareness about the mining project. But their work is far from done.
Longhouse Media helps indigenous artists step behind the camera and document their lives.
"The ideas in Butler's fiction challenge us to contend with our own choices and take responsibility for our own power."
Solar power can be transformative in places where people have to walk for miles just to charge a cell phone.
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.
Ana Juárez started her first job at the age of fifteen, as a sewing operator’s assistant in Mexico. She was working at a local contracting company of global brands like Levi Strauss & Co. when senior workers began to organize.
If you lack words for a phenomenon, an emotion, a situation, you can’t talk about it—which means that you can’t come together to change it.