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.
Four ways to turn election stress into courage and compassion.
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.
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Politics is not a parlor game where good manners always win out. It involves questions of power and privilege, which cannot be solved merely with bipartisan brunches.
After almost four years of McTeacher’s Night fundraisers, teachers in the greater Los Angeles area are demanding the fast-food chain stop predatory marketing toward their students.
If voters pass Proposition 57, it could ease some of the juvenile justice system’s worst get-tough-on-crime elements from past decades.
Next year, the DOJ will collect nationwide data on police shootings and other violent encounters with the public. Is that enough progress?
Songs and prayers, words of encouragement, and spaces for recovery are at the core of the healing happening here at Standing Rock.