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Courtesy Holly Near

In a new documentary, PBS explores the legacy of singer and activist Holly Near. Read more


Are we witnessing a fundamental change in how the public views corporate incentive packages, and the craven submissiveness of elected officials who hand them out? Read more


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In ‘Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets,’ Feminista Jones chronicles how a political philosophy and social movement has grown online. Read more


An activist and historian recalls his 100 years on the streets of Chicago. Read more



Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung

Wright leaves a legacy of brilliant leftist thought, as well as compassion and kindness. Read more

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Appalachians Against Pipelines

After more than 100 days up in the air, a small group of Virginia tree sitters are all that remains between natural gas developers and the completion of a 300-mile-long pipeline. Read more


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With Democrats poised to flip the House of Representatives in January, here are some ways progressives can gain traction. Read more


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Calloway For Five

In the wake of an historic conviction, Chicago’s political landscape has suddenly changed. Enter William Calloway. Read more


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Lorie Shaull

This is a moment anti-choice politicians and activists have been working toward for years. With Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, state-level activism will be front-and-center for protecting reproductive rights in 2019. Read more




In the current age of authoritarian-leaning governments, politicians and activists see this declaration as more important than ever. Read more

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The first tree huggers were incredibly brave. Read more

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With climate crises at home, a network of South Asians in the U.S. are holding their adopted country accountable. Read more


The grassroots campaign continues to push back against a narrative that villainizes and criminalizes low-income people in America. Read more


The teacher uprising may have opened up this deepest red of red states to a new era of bipartisanship. Read more

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C Watts

Snyder and his Washington football team are learning that the price of hate can sometimes be too expensive. Read more

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Melanie Breault

This Election Day, thank an organizer. Read more

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A groundswell of grassroots citizens push back against the confusion and apathy that might prevent voters from heading to the polls. Read more


“We’re acknowledging the many ways militarization shows up in our lives and neighborhoods.” Read more


“At a time when we’re at a low-point for our democracy, it’s the only tool for people without power to make some kind of impact,” says Susan Zeig, filmmaker. Read more

Public School Shakedown

A collection that defies oversimplification and stereotypes. Read more