Celebration and solidarity as hundreds of tribes unite behind the Standing Rock Sioux’s opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline.
Sixteen years ago, Arizona stripped state lawmakers of the right to draw electoral districts. Many lawsuits later, democracy is stronger—in some ways.
As Detroit’s public schools fight to stay afloat, Black families turn to a civil rights-era approach to education.
As glaciers disappear, fish are expected to follow. But the Nooksack tribe of Washington state has a plan to keep nearby rivers and streams cool.
Sometimes it seems that the world is responding to violence only with violence, but there are other possibilities.
Can we trust Clinton-Kaine promises of an energy future “where no one is left out or left behind”?
Better education and loan forgiveness are key strategies to address disparities for Black communities and their next generations.
(Hint: It’s less about income and more about skin color.)
When we take the time to connect, we make our communities more resilient and compassionate, and maybe we find the courage to defeat racism.
We must shape a future in which technological progress means freeing people to work fewer hours for fairer compensation and to devote themselves to social advancement.
I am not sure how badly North Dakota wants this pipeline. If there is to be a battle over the Dakota Access, I would not bet against a people with nothing else left but a land and a river.
Most importantly, they would see the serious purpose for the people here at Camp Sacred Stone, one that’s not going away without a successful resolution.