The Maryland-based initiative targets people who have historically helped to build the wealth of this society but had no real participation in that wealth.
Shared ownership is crucial for building the power of communities that have long had their wealth extracted by others.
Lifting these financial burdens would help individual debt holders meet daily needs, reduce the racial wealth gap, and give a boost to the national economy.
People did not turn out in record numbers in the midst of a pandemic to vote for a return to normal. They want policy change based on a moral agenda.
A new film follows community organizer facing multiple challenges to voter mobilization, including skepticism about whether elites have rigged our political system.
A look at the dangers posed to students by law enforcement and how to invest in real school safety for our nation’s children.
Until we address the Pentagon’s revolving door, private corporate interests are always going to be put ahead of public well-being and care.
Real school safety means divesting from school resource officers and investing in restorative practices, social development, health, and counseling.
Many school districts are deciding that police in classrooms cause more problems than they solve.
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.
The US should prioritize humanitarian aid over military aid. The former makes for a safer future for all, while the latter makes the world more volatile.
You don’t go to jail for missing a highway toll. It shouldn’t be any different for fare evasion on public transportation.
Why are we spending billions on a system set up only to amplify harm, especially in the context of a global public health crisis?
“No mainstream media covered the abuse we experienced that night, but the mayor taking a knee went viral.”
40 percent of Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency — and more emergencies are coming.
Young activists are leading global struggles over climate change and civil rights. They deserve to have a say in who runs their government.
While Trump’s potential impeachment dominates news feeds, let’s not lose sight of the deep policy changes needed to make this country work for all of us.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have far-reaching proposals to give workers something even more important than money: power.
I’m not saying the events of the Holocaust are repeating themselves right now. I’m saying that, as a Jew, I carry with me the memory of what can happen when everyday people allow our leaders to scapegoat an entire community.