The 1992 L.A. rebellion was a wake-up call for a deeply segregated city. Where authorities have failed over 30 years to rebuild what was lost, multi-racial organizing has succeeded in leading progressive change.
Unarmed Ukrainians changing road signs, blocking tanks, and confronting the Russian military are showing their bravery and strategic brilliance.
A romanticized belief in violence renders people irrational to the point of hurting ourselves, over and over again.
If you are wondering whether a political movement is effective, follow the music.
In North Carolina, progressive activists reach out to rural voters as an overlooked segment of the electorate.
Despite roadblocks, the “Squad” has pushed progressive legislation, scrutinized the powerful, and changed the conversation around who gets to hold political power.
When a winter storm knocked out water service to tens of thousands of Mississippi residents, it was Black families that were hit hardest—and who organized their own relief efforts.
Conversations across the lines of race, class, politics, and religion can have a transformative impact on a community.
Organizing around the Census and the election amplified the voice and visibility of Asian Americans in Texas. And visibility is the key to creating belonging in a robust democracy.
When the Trump Administration fails the test of guiding the nation during a crisis, local officials have picked up the reins of power—for better or for worse.
Volunteer crisis responses are crucial in an emergency. But can they make lasting change?
Our shared survival requires closing the gap forever, not just in an emergency moment.
“When you have humans and you have heart, you’re pretty much used to doing what you have to do to make things happen.”
The efforts range from a Slack chat community connecting people around the world to suggestions about what to do with your stimulus check.