Bring Back May Day
The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world that doesn’t mark International Worker’s Day. So how are our workers doing?
An Honest Look at Poverty in the Heartland
Hardship is a lot more widespread in the Badger State than the official numbers would have you believe.
Virginians Show the Real Face of Poverty
Over 40 percent of Virginians struggle to get by — a problem made worse by voter suppression and military-first spending priorities.
Trump Launches Aggressive Poverty Disinformation Campaign
The middle class is starting to look poor, but the president’s Council of Economic Advisers now argues that not even the poor are poor—all the better to cut programs that serve both groups.
Why I Got Arrested This Summer (And You Should, Too)
With 43 percent of Americans in or near poverty, most of us know there’s something deeply wrong with our democracy. Will we stand up for it?
Why We Fight About Pride Parades
Can the queer community support members who suffer state violence or corporate exploitation? That’s what the pride debates come down to.
Hundreds of Poor People’s Campaign Activists Got Themselves Arrested for Racial Justice
While some white people were calling the cops on people of color, others joined them — and members of every other community — in a huge sweep of actions in state capitals.
Our Flag Doesn’t Have to Stand for Violence
Veterans often wrestle with the things they’ve done in war. When will ordinary Americans do the same?