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The Great and Unmatched Wisdom War

The Progressive - 12 horas 9 minutos atrás
“Never fear, the Commander-in-Phone-Calls will get tough!”

A Student’s View of the Chicago Teachers Strike

The Progressive - 13 horas 29 minutos atrás
“I experience the disinvestment in public schools on a daily basis.”

A Debate Without a Winner

The Progressive - qua, 16/10/2019 - 12:56
Voters are still kicking tires and are far from deciding what they want to drive off the lot.

Making digital rights and internet governance conversations appealing and relatable with new media

APC - qua, 16/10/2019 - 12:43

I have always been of the opinion that POLICY IS BORING, I say this every time I have the opportunity to be at gatherings where policy discussions, especially tech/internet  policies are held and I also ask myself all of these times, what can I do to make these conversations more interesting to the people who the outcomes of these conversations will benefit the most?

Where are the Young Voices in the Media?

The Progressive - qua, 16/10/2019 - 08:06
Youth activism is clearly on the rise today, particularly in regard to gun control and climate change. Yet the stories about these involvements are hardly ever told by young people.

Photo Essay: Home for the Kurds?

The Progressive - qua, 16/10/2019 - 04:00
The Kurds living in Syria and Iraq, in territory reclaimed from ISIS, worked together to create an independent region called Rojava, based on workers rights, equality, feminism, and ecology.

Photo Essay: The Forgotten Kurds

The Progressive - qua, 16/10/2019 - 04:00
Since 2014, photographer Giacomo Sini has made several visits to the region of Kurdistan, spread across the borders of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Syria, where Kurds have been living for thousands of years. On October 6, President Donald Trump issued a surprising order to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, where they had been helping to maintain a buffer zone between Turkey and the Kurds. 

Trump Puts Housing Crash Foxes in Henhouse

The Progressive - ter, 15/10/2019 - 09:53
The very people who profited from the misery of the housing crash are now setting the rules of the financial system in ways guaranteed to create more victims.

Death, Bloodshed, and Misery in Yemen

The Progressive - ter, 15/10/2019 - 07:45
“Strike with creativity!” proclaims Raytheon.

A New California Law Reigns in Charter Schools

The Progressive - ter, 15/10/2019 - 07:39
While it can’t undo all the harm charters have done, the new law throws public education advocates a lifeline.

Inside the Digital Society: The long and winding road to digital cooperation

APC - seg, 14/10/2019 - 14:19

This week we'll share a brief summary and some reflections on the Report of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation.

Myanmar ICT for Development Organisation: Supporting human rights defenders, journalists and human rights lawyers through ICTs

APC - dom, 13/10/2019 - 17:41

Myanmar ICT for Development Organisation is an APC member organisations working on ICTs for peace. We talked to programme manager Myo Min Aung about how his recent participation in the African School on Internet Governance will impact their work, and what’s ahead.

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California’s Home Day Care Workers Win the Right to Unionize

The Progressive - sex, 11/10/2019 - 10:15
The move in other states has resulted in more care workers with licenses, helping ensure more consistent, regulated care for the kids and their families who need it most.

EngageMedia is hiring!

APC - sex, 11/10/2019 - 09:36

Two job opportunities have opened up, and we're happy to share them. For more details and how to apply, read on!

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Resisting Anti-Immigrant Hate in the City of Big Shoulders

The Progressive - sex, 11/10/2019 - 07:00
A gaggle of far-right MAGA men showed up at a Chicago church to protest its immigrant rights work. Bad decision.

The Supreme Court Needs to Protect Trans People from Discrimination

The Progressive - qui, 10/10/2019 - 08:56
“I wasn’t hired because I am trans. And in more than half the country—twenty-nine states, in fact —that’s perfectly legal.”

Donald Trump Impeaches You!

The Progressive - qui, 10/10/2019 - 07:58
“It's all there on really old paper and everything!”

Demand More from Transportation Bill

The Progressive - qui, 10/10/2019 - 07:23
The new bill “acknowledges” climate change in the same way that sending a pallet of bottled water to Flint, Michigan “acknowledges” the lead crisis.

Seoul On Ice: ‘Parasite’

The Progressive - qui, 10/10/2019 - 07:00
The Cannes hit morphs from a Patricia Highsmith milieu of Mr. Ripley-like talented con artists to a Stephen King house of horrors tale.

The Trump Administration Is Moving to Restart Aerial Fumigation in Colombia

The Progressive - qui, 10/10/2019 - 06:34
The move further endangers the country’s already-fragile peace accord.

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