After years of grassroots activism, the city has found success in addressing historical housing discrimination through community land trusts.
Occupy Wall Street gave the left ideas, skills, and a base in a way no one could have imagined a decade ago. The radicalization of a generation, the ability to easily explain class, the potential for mass nonviolent direct action, and crowbarring politics to let in socialist ideas and elected officials are all invaluable legacies.
We can’t talk about corruption and tax dodging around the world when we’re encouraging it at home.
And how tax havens—including in the U.S.—are used to hide money from tax authorities.
The Bush administration used the attacks to label dissent and protests against international trade agreements as terrorism. Now movements have recovered their lost momentum.
We keep saying we can’t go back to the way we were before the pandemic. But we just might be doing that.
Supplemental Security Income, a lifeline for the elderly and disabled, hasn’t been updated since the 1970s. Now is the time to close the gap.
The themes of Gill Scott-Heron’s seminal poem written decades ago resonate more strongly than ever as billionaires like Jeff Bezos spend their money on lavish vanity projects.
Money has become concentrated in very few hands. Now some experts are considering that money itself may be part of the problem.
The Olympics puts the spotlight on many sports that ordinarily don’t get attention. For some youth athletes, those niche sports become a vehicle for upward mobility.
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