Our political process, Robert Jensen reminds us, begins with conversation.
A new law will end the practice of evaluating teachers based on their students' standardized test scores.
These three young activists found creative ways to tackle issues from climate change to voting rights.
It is good to mourn for what's being lost. But giving up just gives the fossil fuel industry what it wants.
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.
On issue after issue, women prisoners have learned to be their own strongest advocates.
“Dollarocracy” examines innovations in other democratic nations to solve our money-in-politics crisis.
A look at the growing influence of undocumented voices in the movement for immigrant rights.
Most organizers today believe that Alinsky taught to focus on building organizations and not social movements. But the author's own political work shows a more flexible approach.
By keeping workers healthy, the Affordable Care Act will help the working poor achieve greater financial stability—and will probably boost the economy as well.
The McCutcheon decision will boost the political power of the one percent at the expense of the rest of us. But it also adds to the urgency of the movement that's working to take back our democracy.