The new administration has made some welcome changes, but Biden isn’t living up to all his promises — especially on detention.
An expanded child tax credit could create the ‘bootstraps’ to lift the next generation.
Millions of rural Americans don’t have a car. With the pandemic battering transit agencies, they’re being totally isolated.
By working towards creating ‘land without landlords,’ this East Bay cooperative is helping communities build pathways to collective property ownership and community wealth.
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.