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Healing the Desert Wounds that Trump’s Wall Is Opening

9 horas 1 minuto atrás
On the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, here in the U.S. we gather to mourn the construction of a new border wall, and all the human and animal rights it threatens.


13 horas 1 minuto atrás
Evo Morales didn’t resign as the president of Bolivia. No one resigns with a gun to their head.

Why the Bronx Burned

sex, 08/11/2019 - 10:22
In “Decade of Fire,”a South Bronx native puts an end to the narrative that blames the victims of ten years of urban conflagrations.

Jeff Sessions for Senate!

sex, 08/11/2019 - 07:00
This man should not be allowed to walk the streets, let alone run for Senate.

Pacific Gas & Electric on the Brink

qui, 07/11/2019 - 22:00
The campaign by local governments to break up and take over the utility could mark a turning point in the history of American energy.

Midwest Dispatch: The Other Big Winners in the 2019 Election

qui, 07/11/2019 - 09:32
Are the many successful local school funding requests a harbinger of change in 2020?

The Reality of Everyday Racism

qui, 07/11/2019 - 07:00
For many black people, the most surprising thing about racism is that anyone is surprised it.

Don’t Cry for Me Manila: The Queen of Malacañang Palace

qua, 06/11/2019 - 08:00
In “The Kingmaker,” director Lauren Greenfield takes aim at Imelda Marcos and the family that ran one of the world’s most repressive dictatorships.

Why Trump Is in Worse Shape than Nixon on Impeachment

ter, 05/11/2019 - 23:15
It’s not really fair to Nixon to even make the comparison.

How Peter Morley Turns Pain into Purpose Fighting for Health Care

ter, 05/11/2019 - 10:00
If the Trump Administration had it its way, Americans would be completely unaware that the 2020 ACA enrollment period began on Friday, November 1. Enter Peter Morley.

William the Conqueror and CEO pay

ter, 05/11/2019 - 07:33
In 2018, fifty publicly traded U.S. corporations paid their CEOs more than 1,000 times what they paid their median workers.

Investigations Unearth Systemic Corruption in K-12 School Leadership—and Students and Teachers Lose Out

ter, 05/11/2019 - 06:00
Much of the blame lies with an education reform movement that has exhorted schools to operate more like businesses and mimic corporate hiring processes.

Unequal Justice: Impeachment, Bill Barr, and the Reichstag Fire

seg, 04/11/2019 - 11:25
Trump has dispatched Barr to promote a wacky rightwing conspiracy theory that could discredit the Mueller report, divert public attention from Trump’s manifold acts of corruption, and cripple the impeachment inquiry.

The Struggle for Emoji Equality

seg, 04/11/2019 - 08:00
If you’re not heavily represented on the emoji pallet, you’re nobody.

American Graffiti: Church, Cancer, and ‘Hate Faith’

sab, 02/11/2019 - 08:00
Spirituality is love. Religion, as often practiced now and through history, is a convenient partner of oppression, and can easily become what I call hate faith.

Foreign Correspondent: Boris, Brexit, and the British Elections

sex, 01/11/2019 - 10:16
Brexit presents a serious conundrum for left and progressive forces. Liberals and social democrats suddenly find themselves in bed with Britain’s largest capitalist corporations.

Long Denied a Voice in Local Schools, Camden Citizens Ready for Historic Vote

sex, 01/11/2019 - 10:00
Past governance has been racist public policy in the form of municipal paternalism.

A Quarter Century Without Erwin Knoll

sex, 01/11/2019 - 05:00
We are all the poorer for it.

Candidate Rasheen Aldridge on Self-Care as Social Justice

qui, 31/10/2019 - 09:07
The twenty-five-year-old cut his teeth on the Fight for $15 in St. Louis. Now he’s looking to use those skills as a Missouri state legislator.

CTU Strike: Are Charter Schools the Solution, Rather than the Problem, in Chicago?

qui, 31/10/2019 - 09:02
One party is selfish; the other is only interested in educating kids. Can you guess which is which?