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.
It’s about asking whether we need an immigration system that terrorizes the least dangerous people in this country.
An increasingly global campaign to tar the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic” comes as Israel’s staunchest global defenders are increasingly anti-Semites themselves.
They complain when students protest hateful speakers, but not when shadowy conservative groups and politicians write laws to punish our speech.
Tax cuts have funneled wealth to the richest for decades. Activists have convened a nationwide bus tour to prove how unpopular those tax policies have been.
While we debate the enormous Pentagon budget, let’s also keep an eye on these four critical amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act.
As innocent people suffer the repercussions of sanctions, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house.
And the Senate is going along for the ride, against the better advice of a coalition including NPP.
The U.S. military is a driving force behind climate change. Congress needs to cut military spending in half and use that money to build a green future.
The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.
A nationwide strike takes charge at everything from slavery to sentencing. Organizers say it could be the largest U.S. prison resistance action to date.
Turning schools into prisons means sending kids to real-life prisons. There are better ways to keep students safe.
Almost 900 cities, universities, and governments have divested over $6 trillion from the fossil fuel industry. Why not yours?