What Scared Me the Most About Trump’s “Presidential” Speech
by Kelly HayesMar 03, 2017
- The president spoke in complete sentences and praised a fallen soldier, and now, for some people, the world is less chaotic. Trump is upping his game, and we as resisters aren’t ready.
Robert Reich: Why Trump’s “America First” Plan Is Pure Fantasy
by Robert ReichMar 02, 2017
- Trumponomics fails because it ignores the American worker. Here’s what we should do instead.
In a Rust Belt Town Where Tuition Is Covered, Economy Begins to Revive
by J. Gabriel WareMar 02, 2017
- After Kalamazoo, Michigan, offered college tuition for nearly all high school graduates, dropout rates declined and the city’s population began to rebound.
Governor’s Order to Protect State’s Immigrants Is More Than a Moral Choice
by Josh CohenMar 01, 2017
- Immigrants make up 17 percent of the state’s workforce. If Washington’s undocumented workers were deported, nearly $14.5 billion in economic activity could be lost.
What Would a Modern-Day Rosie the Riveter Look Like?
by Erin SagenMar 01, 2017
- You decide. Send us your ideas by March 14.
6 Ways Citizens Across the U.S. Are Using Science to Build a Better World
by Shannan StollFeb 28, 2017
- By collecting climate change data, monitoring air quality, and reverse-engineering insulin, locals are creating a more just and equitable society.
Will Cuts to Public Broadcasting Silence Native Radio Stations?
by Christine TrudeauFeb 28, 2017
- There are 60 stations licensed to tribes or tribal entities in the United States. They stand to lose a lot if Trump cuts federal funding.
The Woman Giving Refugee Kids Free Lawyers
by Jaime AlfaroFeb 27, 2017
- And two other people advocating for immigrants and refugees.
San Francisco Gives Immigrant Parents a Voice Through Noncitizen Voting
by Melissa HellmannFeb 27, 2017
- The parent-led effort shows how cities can empower and protect noncitizens at a time of uncertainty for many immigrant families.
Water Is Life: The Story of Standing Rock Won’t Go Away
by Mark TrahantFeb 24, 2017
- The Dakota Access pipeline is set and oil will flow. But this is not the only fight about water, and Standing Rock is only one chapter somewhere in the middle of a long story.
As Police Evict Water Protectors, Tribes Vow to Continue the Fight
by Jenni MonetFeb 24, 2017
- “This isn’t the end by any means. This is the spark. The whole world is waking up now.”
We Aren’t So Different—3 Steps to Overcome Hate and Fear
by Amanda AbramsFeb 24, 2017
- Avoiding Trump supporters only increases our already dangerous polarization. Here’s how to really listen and find compassion.
What It Takes to Change Hearts and Minds
by Colin BeavanFeb 23, 2017
- To get someone’s support, you need more than just facts.
Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott Pruitt
by James Trimarco, J. Gabriel WareFeb 23, 2017
- Pruitt’s approach to the EPA is likely to threaten farmworkers, who are highly exposed to the effects of climate change, including heat stress and increased pesticide use.
This Town Adopted Trauma-Informed Care—And Saw a Decrease in Crime and Suspension Rates
by Melissa HellmannFeb 22, 2017
- “The town seemed to transform from black and white to color.”