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Library of Congress

In 2018 all eyes are on electoral politics. But what does that mean for social movements? more

Jan 17, 2018 12:17 PM Dispatches

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C-SPAN

Stephens delivered a dramatic rebuke of the notion that people with Down Syndrome and their families lead lives of perpetual suffering. Republicans gave him a standing ovation but voted against him anyway. more

Jan 16, 2018 6:04 AM Dispatches

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Michael Gaida (Pixabay)

Trump has now revoked temporary protected status for immigrants from four countries, the latest being El Salvador. Union VP Jaime Contreras, explains what the protected status has meant for people and what is being done to fix the immigration system. more

Jan 10, 2018 10:00 AM Dispatches

A former investment banker and army officer has made an unlikely pivot to police monitor—and he’s training others to do the same. more

Jan 4, 2018 6:00 AM Magazine

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Down Home NC

Brigid Flaherty moved home to rural North Carolina after the election of Donald Trump to put her years of organizing experience to work “down home.” more

Jan 3, 2018 1:00 PM Dispatches

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Jeff Abbott

“The people remain mobilized. This is not going to end.” more

Dec 28, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

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Alexei Wood

“This Trump thing is so whack, and I’m glad people are pissed, I like populist movements—I love the pushback, I love the resistance...and I sure as shit found it.” more

Dec 24, 2017 9:00 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Youtube

As the election of Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists, others are showing the way to resist the hate. more

Dec 20, 2017 6:01 AM Magazine

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Pax Ahimsa Gethen

Invite white nationalist speakers to campus. Provoke student pushback. Get labeled the “violent left.” There’s another way. more

Dec 15, 2017 12:19 PM Public School Shakedown

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Jesse Myerson

Constituents visited Indiana Rep. Trey Hollingsworth's office to confront him about the tax bill. They were stonewalled for eight hours. more

Dec 14, 2017 8:00 AM Dispatches

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Nuttaa Mahattana.

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth is, in short, exactly the sort of leader that Trump tends to admire. more

Dec 7, 2017 11:00 PM Dispatches

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MH Action

Members of Manufactured Home Action, a nationwide organization of mobile home residents, are fighting to connect their struggles around housing to the broad struggle against inequality. more

Dec 5, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

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Steve Cohen

In 2016, Minneapolis activist Carin Mrotz helped scrub a swastika off a garage in Minneapolis. What happened next was a virulent lesson in how Nazi sympathizers operate today more

Dec 4, 2017 1:04 PM Magazine

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Annabelle Marcovici

Still saying “fuck no” to fossil fuels. more

Dec 1, 2017 10:00 AM Magazine

Activists defend their hometown, Lancaster Pennsylvania, in the hopes of stalling a pipeline that would run through neighbors' backyards. more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

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Montserrat Montamat

Catalonia raises philosophical questions for Europe. Can European politicians run on a platform of independence? And if they win, can they implement that program? more

Nov 29, 2017 12:12 PM Dispatches

“Most people want to see the wealthy pay their fair share and to see government budgets that actually invest in and create jobs as opposed to just sprinkling helicopter-loads full of cash on rich zip codes.” more

Nov 29, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

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Mary Annette Pember

Giving thanks to their ancestors for caring for the land, a Tlingit tribe questions the colonial roots of an American holiday. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:53 AM Dispatches

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Matt McLoughlin

Monica Trinidad of For the People Artists Collective and People's Response Team explains the fight over Chicago city council's vote to fund a new police academy. more

Nov 21, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

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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 2 Comments

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