Jitu Brown

While financial resources are important, a lack of them will not prevent a unified group of parents from being influential. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:49 PM Public School Shakedown

The Southern Movement Assembly is on its seventh year of bringing together movement organizers from across the U.S. South to strengthen relationships, build a deeper political analysis, and connect different struggles. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia



Jennifer Hill talks about the inequity of relief distribution in post-hurricane Florida, and the work the Miami Workers Center is doing to rebuild and strengthen the community against systemic problems. more

Nov 9, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

Philadelphia's public schools have been a political football for years, under the control of the state and underfunded. But after years of hard work, the school district is back in the hands of the community and its future is promising. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

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Teamsters Union

The Teamsters sent workers down to the island for weeks of volunteer work. Maldonado was one of them. more

Nov 2, 2017 11:11 AM Multimedia



“Courts have no problem if I stand up and say I want the death penalty. But call for mercy, and I feel like an enemy of the state.” more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments


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The 115th Street Public Library in Harlem has been renamed in his honor. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

“I still believe that Democrats can get out of their own way, stop being centrist, and really answer the call of the people.” more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine


Neeta Lind

His work marks a turning point in the consciousness of this country about historical and current mistreatment of American Indians. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:47 PM Dispatches


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Progressives have many reasons to prioritize gun reform. more

Oct 29, 2017 9:59 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

“All of the specifics that everyone loves to go on about—the numbers on this and that—that is my real life.” more

Oct 24, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia


Alexandra Tempus

As conservative elected officials push a policy to suspend or expel students for protesting speakers on campus, students and community members push back. more

Oct 20, 2017 11:53 AM Multimedia


Fibonacci Blue

The abuse of power in these situations goes beyond the legal realm. We need the courage to stop being silent witnesses to abuse. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:58 PM Op-Eds


Fibonacci Blue

With allegations of sexual assault and harassment piling up against Weinstein, activists are working to empower survivors and bring sexual violence to a halt. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:25 PM Multimedia

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Alexandra Tempus

On the ground with student protesters at the University of Wisconsin after Regents pass policy to punish those who “disrupt” speech. more

Oct 12, 2017 1:57 PM , Dispatches

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Ted Eytan

Thousands of my colleagues and I will surround the building where you are speaking at a $350-a-person fundraising dinner for "free-market solutions." We will let the world know your message of division is not welcome. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:08 AM Public School Shakedown

"Essentially, they are glorified debt collectors. That is what the hedge fund managers are acting as." more

Oct 10, 2017 10:10 AM Multimedia

After the Las Vegas mass shooting, calls to do something once again fill the airwaves and the press. But what can be done? more

Oct 10, 2017 9:32 AM Multimedia


Make the Road New York

Trump's deadline for DACA renewals has passed, so we check in on the fight for the DREAM Act and all immigrants' rights more

Oct 10, 2017 9:31 AM Multimedia


Xavier Vilà

Catalans feel they have played by the Spanish rules only to be fooled. Every Catalan National Day millions of people have demonstrated in the streets, asking for a political conversation that the Spanish government refuses to have. more

Oct 7, 2017 7:02 PM Dispatches