In the evolving global economy, migrants facing virtual indentured servitude abroad—and coming home to debt and social isolation—feels like the new normal.
“A critical look at any institution with as much power and authority invested in it as the police is probably a good thing.”
“We need to expand the civil-rights struggle to a higher level—to the level of human rights.”
These projects show how everyday people can address violence in our own communities by break through the silence to interrupt abuse.
The Nonviolence Handbook teaches that when we exhibit patience and refrain from criticizing others harshly, we're building nonviolent potential.
Useful as it may be as journalistic shorthand, “mansplaining” is cultural bubblegum in comparison to Solnit’s actual body of work.
47 million Americans live beneath the official poverty line, under a daily judgment of failure. The question today is: Whose failure?
The goal is to raise enough money to send 500 treatments for tear gas exposure to support protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Other tweets from Palestinians pointed out parallels in racial injustice between the two situations.
“We want to show that faith doesn't divide Jews, Christians and Muslims, but instead reconciles them.”
Amer Shurrab tells Democracy Now! about the six members of his family who have died as a result of the crisis in Gaza.
The study highlights the story of Brazil, where increasing indigenous rights to the rainforest helped cut carbon emissions by 3.2 billion tons.