Bringing war crimes, diplomatic treachery, and animal abuse to light is dangerous.
DC government funding for the arts has declined over 65% from Fy09 to Fy12, and private funding is down as well. Join DCCAH director Lionell Thomas, Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, Ward Two councilmember Jack Evans and for a panel discussion on Arts Funding in DC moderated by Robert Bettmann of the DC Advocates for the Arts.
Join us for a brown bag lunch discussion with Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University, co-editor of Dissent Magazine, and author of the recent book American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation. We’ll talk about how progressive movements have transformed the United States and what impact they continue to have through Occupy Wall Street and other efforts.
Big Oil will do everything it can to overturn President Barack Obama’s decision and build the Keystone XL pipeline.
The shortage of real terrorism in recent years has been a challenge for our law enforcers.
When the government protects powerful corporate interests from powerful social movements, America abandons its high purposes.
Last year’s many political downers have prompted promising uprisings at America’s grassroots, including a strong national coalition for repealing “corporate personhood.”
The Harvard students who occupied their campus are not betraying their class, but forming part of a long tradition of citizens with a conscience.
Join literary activist and IPS Board Chair, Ethelbert Miller and playwright and political analyst, John Feffer for a dynamic discussion on the intersections of arts and activism. Also, don’t miss the sneak preview of John Feffer’s up and coming play A Little Knowledge.
Join us for a lively discussion with American singer, songwriter, actor and social justice activist, Harry Belafonte to celebrate the publication of My Song; A Memoir! Mr. Belafonte is a multiple icon for: progressive activists, from civil rights to labor and anti-war and beyond.
End the occupation, free Bernie Madoff, and leave Wall Street alone.
Resourceful young people have lit our pathway out of the morass.
There’s nothing in Montgomery County’s local, non-binding peace resolution about firing Lockheed’s employees or tossing any corporations into the Potomac River.
In squares, parks, and plazas all over the country, we’re taking the time for true democracy to work.
One county dared to stand up to the military-industrial complex. The complex has fought back.