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If Money Is Tight, Climate Change Is Your Issue

40 percent of Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency — and more emergencies are coming.

Teenagers Are Changing The World. Let Them Vote.

Young activists are leading global struggles over climate change and civil rights. They deserve to have a say in who runs their government.

Even Alongside Impeachment, AOC’s Plan to Eradicate Poverty Should Be Headline News

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.

This Labor Day, We Need Real Plans to Build Worker Power

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have far-reaching proposals to give workers something even more important than money: power.

US Jews on Trump’s Camps: ‘Never again’

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.

What ‘Abolish Ice’ Really Means

It’s about asking whether we need an immigration system that terrorizes the least dangerous people in this country.

As the Far Right Goes Global, So Do Anti-BDS Bills

An increasingly global campaign to tar the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic” comes as Israel’s staunchest global defenders are increasingly anti-Semites themselves.

Critics of Campus Activists Don’t Care About Free Speech

They complain when students protest hateful speakers, but not when shadowy conservative groups and politicians write laws to punish our speech.

A Bus Tour Pushes For Higher Taxes on the Rich

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.

We Need These Amendments to the 2020 NDAA

While we debate the enormous Pentagon budget, let’s also keep an eye on these four critical amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act.

What Sanctions Mean for My Iranian-American Family

As innocent people suffer the repercussions of sanctions, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house.

$750 Billion National Defense Authorization Act Steamrolls Ahead

And the Senate is going along for the ride, against the better advice of a coalition including NPP.

The Pentagon’s Climate Impact Is a Threat to Our Planet

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.

Ireland’s Taking $380 Million Out of Fossil Fuels. Where Should It Go?

The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.

Incarcerated Workers Strike Against Dehumanizing Prison Conditions

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.

Schools Need Resources, Not ‘School Resource Officers’

Turning schools into prisons means sending kids to real-life prisons. There are better ways to keep students safe.

If Ireland Can Get Out of Fossil Fuels, Your Town Can Too

Almost 900 cities, universities, and governments have divested over $6 trillion from the fossil fuel industry. Why not yours?

Drifting Away from Peace

According to a new study, peaceful countries are getting more peaceful while the violent are getting more violent.

New Currencies for a New Economy

To build local power, activists in Bristol are taking aim at the root of all evils: money.

Collective Action is Key to Keeping Labor Strong

As long as workers band together, they can make concrete improvements in their working conditions.