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.
Much of the momentum in the movement to reform the use of solitary confinement in the United States comes from the work of prisoners themselves.
The United States cannot legitimately lead an international response to the illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine until it abides by international law itself.
A hunger strike in a Washington state detention facility draws attention to a facility where most U.S. laws don't apply.
If the governments of Costa Rica and El Salvador can resist the mining industry, maybe we all can.
In the tradition of “Maus” and “Persepolis,” “March” tells the story of young African Americans who, like its author, rose up from the Jim Crow South to assert their human rights.
In 1885, a revolutionary leader wrote, "My people will sleep for one hundred years" and then wake up. In the "genocidal" wilderness of Canada's tar sands, that renaissance has begun.
Can you be a revolutionary and a mayor? Chokwe Lumumba—who spent eight months as mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, before he died—did his best to be both.
"Having not been a judge or a witness who could've helped communicate what Michael Dunn did, my art is the only way I can give Jordan Davis justice."
For decades the myth of failing public schools justified industrial-scale testing and a privatization agenda. Now radical educators are bursting the bubble test, getting culturally relevant, and restoring justice to the classroom.
Where’s the big money in privatization? Take it from the teachers.