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.
A new law allows transgender citizens to decide their own gender—and all it takes is a piece of paper.
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.
In North Carolina, when school gets out each summer, a stream of young people—nearly all Latino—head into the fields to help bring in the state’s most profitable crop: tobacco. Neftali Cuello was twelve years old when she first accompanied her family into the fields.
The movement to end the violence through the decriminalization of drugs has never had so much momentum. And it's never been easier to get involved.
The struggle to save the world's greatest communication network.
Thousands of workers may be at risk of chronic disease from the chemicals used to process coal—including MCHM, which recently contaminated the drinking water of nearly 300,000 West Virginia residents.
Members of the Rochester-based group Da Cloth have sent the tape to more than 150 inmates.
Curtis Acosta's classes in Mexican American Studies gave kids pride in their heritage—until the Arizona Legislature canceled them. That's when his students became activists, and some real-life lessons began.