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.
The COP26 meeting is an opportunity for world leaders to prove me wrong, to show us that they can act boldly on climate change and do more than make empty promises.
Loretta Ross shares her ideas on how to engage in “calling in,” instead of “calling out,” within social justice movements.
The demands to defund the police are linked to the call for ending militarism. There is a strong case to be made for these movements to join forces against both forms of violence.
The Algebra Project sprang directly from Bob Moses’ civil rights work in Mississippi, which transformed the state from a segregationist stronghold into a focal point of the civil rights revolution.
The Hawaiian movement for self-determination was forever changed by the fierce and unapologetic leadership of the late Haunani-Kay Trask. This loving obituary written by one of Trask’s mentees explores her powerful legacy.
If we want to bridge political divides, we can start by being mindful of the words we use.
A grassroots group in Kenya has found a slow-but-effective formula for converting anti-LGBT faith leaders into LGBT advocates.
People are taking to the streets to resist repression, from the U.S. to Japan.
In both the U.S. and Israel, the forces of colonialism have led to an unsustainable, oppressive status quo.
Activist groups are pressuring wealthy countries and the World Trade Organization to let poorer countries manufacture their own vaccines. They just won a big victory.
She says the pandemic has shown how quickly we can develop a vaccine once we really put our resources behind it; it's time to do the same for climate solutions.