Brandon Scott won his mayoral election. Now he’s tasked with getting a city in the midst of crisis running again as progressive demands for bold action grow.
In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a rock-solid political force. In this series, faith leaders explore the intersection of religion and the politics of climate change.
Forty years ago, Eddie Conway spoke to fellow prisoners at the Maryland Penitentiary as part of the “Say Their Own Word” program, which he helped organize as an inmate. A free man now, Conway reflects on the program and the ongoing struggle against the carceral state.
Local leaders react to the insurrection that happened just 45 minutes away in Washington. D.C.; why a move to end home detention fees might not go far enough; and a “spy plane” that has been flying in Baltimore (ostensibly to solve crime) is headed for St. Louis.
While a mob of insurgent Trump supporters headed for D.C., Black community organizers and progressive voters fueled Democrats’ Senate wins in Georgia. What now? Will the left be caught between the right-wing devil and the deep Blue sea?
Four were killed and 26 arrested as hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday, temporarily halting the Senate as it prepared to certify the presidential election results.
Republicans continue their attempts to subvert election results and DC braces for more violence from the Proud Boys.
A U.K. judge’s ruling has spared Julian Assange for now, but advocates warn the court’s rejection of Assange’s free speech defense could stifle investigative journalism.
Once inaugurated, President Biden will inherit the U.S. government’s decades-long nuclear policy of flirting with apocalypse. The 46th president could very well fast-track the global path to doomsday if he chooses not to rejoin nuclear treaties, address international crises, and remove the corporate profit motive from plans to “modernize” our nuclear arsenal.
Time and again, Congress has made clear that it will not provide people with the help they desperately need. So, mutual aid organizers are answering the call and doing what the government won’t.