When 500 refugees arrived in their community, residents of Zaandam were wary. But by the time the newcomers could apply for residency status in Europe, neighbors didn’t want them to leave.
From the Current Issue
Up against the White House’s “alternative facts” and attempts to hide climate data, new allies—citizens and science—can prevail against politicians and corporations.
This past October, women in Poland used a mass strike to stop an abortion ban. Organizers in the U.S. are looking to similar tactics in Europe to show the Trump administration they mean business.
For marginalized communities along the California-Mexico border, projects to gather and share scientific reports are crucial to holding agencies accountable.
In Chicago and Detroit, citizens already are protecting their neighborhoods from violence. If the president wants to send in help, they say, he can start with education, housing, and justice.
The Indivisible Guide was put online by former congressional staffers to give both Republicans and Democrats an effective way to resist Trump policies. So far, 6,000 local groups have registered.
Other countries’ citizens revel in their democratic elections and wonder why U.S. voters didn’t turn out against a potential dictator.
For the sake of our judiciary—and democracy—Congress should slow down and consider a one-year presidential probation.
After opposing a Washington state carbon tax in November, climate justice advocates are setting the stage for a more thorough initiative to address both climate change and inequality.
New legislation designates six blocks as the Compton’s Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual District to help protect vulnerable residents and preserve cultural history.
Diplomat Omar Saif Ghobash wants to challenge rigid interpretations of what it means to be a good Muslim in the modern world.