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Locals and Tribes March Together to Oppose Construction of Natural Gas Plant
by Brandon Jordan
The construction of the Puget Sound Energy facility is already underway in Washington state, and it has locals worried about the health and safety of their community.
How to Help 55 Million People Out of Food Deserts
by Yael Grauer
Programs provide easier access to fresh, healthful foods to low-income neighbors.
Robert Reich’s Summer Survival Guide for the Trump Era
by Robert Reich
10 ways to get your mind off this White House.
The Historical Falsehoods That Feed White Supremacy
by Peter J. Hammer
Behind the racist slogans are historical tropes that the broader White America clings to, not just those who showed up for the “Unite the Right” protests.
Dear Fellow Lefties: Know Who the Real Enemy Is
by Kelly Hayes
United fronts aren’t about unity. They’re about survival. We have a lot of wounds to heal if we’re going to act in solidarity against what’s trying to kill us.
Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent.” It Was a Planned Race Riot
by Zenobia Jeffries
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?
Fight Fascism With a Dance Party
by Janey Stephenson
Where fascism aims to instill fear, joy is the perfect resistance.
Why Police Violence Against Women of Color Stays Hidden
by Zenobia Jeffries
Data show more Black men are killed at higher rates than women, but police-misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie says that doesn’t tell the whole story.
It’s Time to Restore and Strengthen the Voting Rights Act
by Tamara Power-Drutis
On the 52nd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, 31 states with histories of racial discrimination no longer have federal oversight of their voting process.
A Former EPA Adviser on How to Push for Environmental Justice Under Trump
by Adam Lynch
“In our country there are two things that move policy. One is money. The other is the power of people.”
Who Has the Skills to Build Community? We All Do
by Sarah van Gelder
An online platform might be just the thing to spread around our grassroots genius.
Goodbye, Small Farmer? Investors Could Soon Own Most of American Farmland
by Katy Keiffer
Today, 30 percent of American farmland is owned by non-operators who lease it out to farmers. Here’s why that’s a problem.
The More Education, the Wider the Gender Pay Gap—Wait, What?
by Chris Winters
Seattle women make less than men, but especially those with advanced degrees.
Family Life Without Fossil Fuels—Slow and Satisfying
by Peter Kalmus
A visit to the Possibility Alliance reminded me also that the one constant of life is change.
A Manual for the New Era of Activist
by George Lakey
Movement-building approaches from the civil rights era get a 2017 update.