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Schools Won’t Be Safe Until Lawmakers Respect Students

Lawmakers are filling schools with police and viciously targeting students and teachers. How are kids supposed to learn?

Reproductive Rights Must Include Environmental Justice

Many of the people most impacted by abortion bans are also most impacted by pollution.

Etsy Sellers Strike for a Fairer Marketplace

Artisans rely on Etsy to market their creations, but the platform’s profit-maximizing policies hurt more than they help. Here’s why the sellers went on strike.

‘Hardening’ School Security Is the Wrong Answer

If we are serious about keeping children safe, lawmakers should heed the dozens of school districts across the country that have begun decreasing their reliance on police in schools.

Combating Corporate ‘Pinkwashing’ During Pride Month With Mutual Aid

With a 22 percent poverty rate, the LGBTQ+ community needs more than rainbow flags from multi-million dollar corporations.

While the Nation Reels, the Pentagon Budget Keeps Ramping Up Nuclear Weapons

With a full vote for this year’s NDAA expected in July, it is not too late to turn the tide. It is time to say no to nuclear weapons.

Nurses are Standing Up to Profiteers and Demanding Universal Healthcare

The first-ever Senate hearing on Medicare for All examined how our profit-driven healthcare system endangers patients and betrays nurses.

The Gilded Glamour Met Gala Was a Fantasia of Inequality

Our second Gilded Age isn’t as enchanting as Condé Nast and celebrity spectacle make it seem – but a red carpet parade while event workers struggle for dignified treatment epitomizes the era.

A Historic Deal for Union Doormen

After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.

Stopping Traffic to Fund Excluded Workers

New York’s essential workers have been excluded from relief and benefits. The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition is fighting to change that.

Columbia’s Student Workers Fight for a Fair Contract

Student workers keep Columbia University running, yet many struggle to make ends meet in one of the most expensive cities in the country.

Nebraska Can Be a Leader in Wind Energy. Here’s How.

Nebraska still gets 51% of its electricity from coal. But there’s good news: Nebraska has exceptional potential for wind energy.

Rain and Sunshine and Wind

How an Energy Transition Could Power Nebraska

It’s Time to Reassess Our Relationship With Israel

Biden can’t say he’s putting human rights first and then welcome a prime minister who boasts about war crimes to the White House.

To Save the Planet, We Need to Demilitarize the Police

Even with climate disasters all around us, nonviolent environmental demonstrations face fierce police repression. Why?

The Civilian Climate Corps Could Be Transformative. Will Democrats Meet the Moment?

The climate jobs program in the budget reconciliation deal should build on FDR’s initiative in ways that advance equity for all.

Despite Republican Boycott, Dems Launch New Inequality Committee

Over the next two years, they will study the problem of economic disparity and develop policy solutions.

Corporations Should Pay Their Fair Share for Human Needs

Corporations pay lower taxes than ever. A modest corporate tax hike would be transformative.

Building Tenant Power with the Housing Justice for All Coalition

As the federal eviction moratorium expiration date looms, housing organizers in one of America’s most unequal states offer a new, equitable path forward.

In Gossip Girl Reboot, Wealthy Teens Grapple With Their Privilege. Is That Enough?

The classic teen drama returns. This time, with class consciousness.