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Where are the calls for equal pay, equal respect, and, most pointedly, equal coverage emanating from the world of women’s athletics? The answer is complicated. more

Mar 25, 2017 4:07 PM Magazine

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Yoshiaki Kawakami

The veteran and author Rory Fanning talks about Trump's military buildup, and the roles that veterans and athletes can play in movements for change. more

Mar 24, 2017 10:39 AM Multimedia

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John Englart

Claiming that the BDS movement is “anti-Semitic,” the Trump Administration and state legislatures are moving to punish those protesting the Israeli occupation of Palestine. more

Mar 22, 2017 2:00 PM Dispatches

Travel ban on Hades... more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

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dignidadrebelde

“In the middle of catastrophe, in the middle of disaster, people—particularly people who have already suffered—see an opportunity to evolve to another stage of humanity.” more

Mar 8, 2017 12:19 PM Dispatches

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Daniel Cima

The Honduran activist, whose murder may have been planned at the highest levels of government involving elite U.S.-trained military officers, continues to inspire people to defend their rights even in the face of continuing death threats. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:48 AM Dispatches

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Keith Allison

Why are basketball stars some of the most politically outspoken players in sports? It’s a global sport with a young audience, made of athletes with shared experiences of discrimination. more

Mar 2, 2017 3:48 PM Dispatches

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Sage Ross

People are making trouble for Republican members of Congress who seek to repeal the Affordable Care Act. more

Mar 1, 2017 2:03 PM Dispatches

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Evil Erin

An organizer of the international women’s strike set for March 8, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talks about a feminist politics that focuses on women’s labor, and how to wake up the world to the power of women’s work—by doing nothing. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:16 AM Multimedia 1 Comments

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© Keri Pickett, 2015

By presenting the often overlooked female indigenous point of view, the filmmakers of the Native Women in Film Film Festival are pathfinders, blazing new trails in cinema and culture. more

Feb 28, 2017 10:08 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Elvert Barnes

I’m confident that if given the opportunity, I would be an excellent professional protester. And to think I’ve been doing this for free! more

Feb 27, 2017 11:34 AM Dispatches

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Nathaniel Brooks

An interview with Michael Kirk, a dedicated fighter for economic justice, income equality, and racial justice issues. more

Feb 27, 2017 8:24 AM Multimedia

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From The Progressive October 1951

We have a lot to learn from activists in Africa and the Middle East where civil societies have managed to recover from hostile takeovers of their democratic governments—and human rights should be an organizing principle of this recovery. more

Feb 24, 2017 10:13 AM Magazine

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Dark Sevier

Police deployed military weaponry. The water protectors responded with prayer. They gathered many allies. They appealed to treaty rights to stop the Black Snake. Today the camp lies in ruins, but there have been victories along the way. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:43 PM Dispatches

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Jeff Boyd

Activists and politicians across the country credit Garvey with showing them how to forge a new politics combining progressive idealism and a populist demand for clean elections. more

Feb 22, 2017 2:47 PM Dispatches

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Sue Ruggles

Sarah Jaffe talks with immigration rights activists German Sanchez, Christine Neumann-Ortiz and Wilson Hernandez. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:47 PM Multimedia

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© Joeff Davis

Photos from the Women's March on Washington, D.C., show passion and hope not present at the previous day's presidential inauguration. more

Feb 22, 2017 9:53 AM Magazine

How can it be that the vast resources of the Dems aren’t being engaged to support activists doing their darndest to defeat blatantly destructive Trump nominees? more

Feb 21, 2017 9:18 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

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