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It's an ode to war, written by a slaveowner and set to the tune of a drinking song, that was used to drum up support for World War I. more

Sep 25, 2017 6:46 PM Dispatches


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Renters around the U.S. are calling for continued HUD funding and expanded tenant rights more

Sep 19, 2017 1:19 PM Dispatches


Joan Shipps

White supremacists mingle with Trump supporters and a gathering of Juggalos on the National Mall. more

Sep 16, 2017 3:03 PM Dispatches

A lot of attention has been paid recently to “antifa,” but where does it actually come from? Historian Mark Bray talks about past tactics and motivations for anti-fascists as well as today’s resistance to white supremacy. more

Sep 13, 2017 11:03 AM Multimedia 2 Comments


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To effectively protest, you have to know who you're protesting and where the pressure points are. The folks at LittleSis have a new project to help bring those research skills to people across the country. Take a listen! more

Sep 5, 2017 10:06 AM Multimedia

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An ideal film to open over Labor Day weekend, Dolores is a stand-up-and-cheer biopic about one of the American left’s iconic heroes, Dolores Huerta. more

Sep 1, 2017 4:10 PM Dispatches

Communities say harmful chemicals used on potatoes sold to McDonald's have caused years of health effects. more

Aug 31, 2017 10:48 AM Dispatches

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Diego Lozano

Donald Trump's pardon of infamous "Sheriff Joe" Arpaio was a signal to his base. But Arizonans aren't done fighting. more

Aug 29, 2017 3:05 PM Multimedia

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Mary Roach

Why is it important to have an independent political movement that doesn’t revolve solely around Trump or focus on electoral outcomes for Democrats? more

Aug 25, 2017 11:14 AM Multimedia


White House/Pete Souza

Long isolated, left-leaning members of the military community have begun organizing more

Aug 21, 2017 2:29 PM Dispatches

Indivisible has emerged as the public face of citizen resistance to Trump...And they used the Tea Party playbook. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine


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As memberships swell, organizations discuss how to move forward at Netroots Nation conference more

Aug 14, 2017 12:14 PM Dispatches

Eight months into the resistance, we’re doing OK, says longtime organizer Ordower. But what does real change look like? more

Aug 10, 2017 2:25 PM Multimedia

A breakdown of what went wrong for the Republicans, how Trumpcare is undead, and what to watch for in the budget fight. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:43 PM Multimedia

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Annabelle Marcovici

A broad coalition of groups descend on Lincoln, Nebraska to protest TransCanada’s $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:38 PM Dispatches


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Somewhere deep within the White House is a computer programmed to sniff out anniversaries of historic civil rights milestones and issue trite, hypocritical proclamation templates insincerely honoring those events. more

Aug 3, 2017 1:57 PM Dispatches

We want to be sure that companies like JPMorgan Chase are not profiting off of the backs of immigrant families. more

Aug 3, 2017 11:03 AM Multimedia

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Jennifer Flynn Walker

With Trumpcare now also on the shelf, Cordes is running for office and working on the ground to continue to make universal healthcare a reality. more

Aug 1, 2017 11:03 AM Multimedia


Mackenzie Harris

"Nuns on the Bus" helped pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010, with a letter that countered the Catholic Bishops' opposition to the bill. more

Jul 25, 2017 11:31 AM Multimedia


Matt Kresling

This is my statement to the court. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:00 AM Dispatches