The militarized response to communities of color signals a possible double standard in law enforcement’s acceptance of civil disobedience.
From the Current Issue
Instead of falling to the Nazi party, Norway broke through to a social democracy. Their history shows us polarization is nothing to despair over.
Tohono O’odham traditional lands extend deep into Mexico, and any border wall will face legal and physical opposition.
Social change begins in the streets with citizen activism, but it’s important to realize this chapter of history is unlike any that has come before.
Since I moved here more than two decades ago, this is the first time I feel vulnerable. But I have faith in millions of Americans to defend my right to be here.
Look to Norway and Sweden, where cooperative, socially democratic countries emerged after a frightening period of extreme polarization and social fracturing.
Cities can offer shelter and protection to their vulnerable citizens and become a place progressives can exert real power.
“We’re about protecting our future. And that’s what he should be about.”
Our task is to reject men’s claim to control women’s reproductive power and sexuality, while calling out White supremacy and a widening equality gap.
From reducing incarceration levels in Oklahoma to keeping kids out of adult prisons in California, voters gave a few significant wins to the rights of the incarcerated.
A woman was not elected to the highest office. But other women who ran on platforms of equality and progressive reform did win.
This election will be the first in 50 years not to offer full protections under the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But the Movement for Black Lives is hopeful.