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Melanie Breault

This Election Day, thank an organizer. 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. more

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

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“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. more

Public School Shakedown

A collection that defies oversimplification and stereotypes. more

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Fibonacci Blue

Teachers committed to justice are fighting against the historical role of education in the U.S. more

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Carlin Leslie

How healthy is the food you donate? more

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One advantage of declaring loyalty to precedent, history, and tradition is that it allows a distancing of oneself from the real-world effects of legal decisions. more

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“The women’s prison population is our fastest-growing. Who gets criminalized the most for gender-based violence is women of color.” more

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Daniel Hosterman

The twelve months since the violent white supremacist Unite the Right rally have forced a painful reckoning on the liberal college town. more

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Rick Reinhard

The ‘Unite the Right 2’ rally was a flop thanks to overwhelming, well-organized opposition. more

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Listen to what Black Lives Matter Charlottesville is planning for the first anniversary of the “The Unite the Right” rally. more

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Are the days of venture-capital-backed platforms exploiting mostly silent workers over? more

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Over the last six years, LeBron has carved out a legacy for himself as someone unafraid to use his platform to speak out about racism and police violence. more

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Dennis Brack/UT Austin’s Briscoe Center for American History

Among fiftieth anniversaries from the seismic year of 1968, a lesser-known episode has powerful lessons for today. more

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George Ciccariello-Maher explains how Occupy ICE has heightened contradictions between the proclamations of "sanctuary" by elected officials and their actually existing policies of repressing protest. more

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Ed cared about working people—and was a singular voice for labor rights and social justice. more

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The Operation: Shake the Ground! protest opposing a new Foxconn factory in Wisconsin was a spectacle of resistance and solidarity against corporate invasion. more

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Rick Reinhard

Meet the people behind the movement. “Fight Poverty Not The Poor” is its rallying cry. more

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