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Kevin Zeese speaks at event in 2013

Remembering Kevin Zeese: A fighter for peace and justice

September 15, 2020

Zeese was known for organizing around many human rights issues, centering opposition to U.S. imperialism abroad and mass incarceration at home.

For Flint residents, money won’t buy forgiveness

September 15, 2020

A proposed $600 million settlement cannot compensate for Flint’s trauma, one activist says.

Sanders supporters strike surprise blow against Rhode Island’s Democratic establishment

September 14, 2020

Progressives in Rhode Island explain how grassroots organizers, inspired by Bernie and AOC, defeated the state’s powerful Democratic machine.

Underpaid and at risk, graduate workers protest college reopening plans

September 14, 2020

Graduate assistants at colleges and universities around the country have long fought for higher salaries and benefits on par with that of non-student faculty members, however, amidst COVID-19, the battle for improved working conditions has an increased sense of urgency.

California is burning because we have changed the climate

September 11, 2020

Climate change is making wildfires stronger while global warming makes heat waves more frequent, intense and longer-lasting.

Why are we just hearing evidence Trump knew dangers of COVID now?

September 11, 2020

Trump said he didn’t want to cause ‘panic’ while he stokes false fears about Antifa coming to the suburbs and an election that’s rigged against him. Meanwhile author Bob Woodward has come under fire for holding onto the tapes for months despite Trump’s public denials over COVID and the growing deathtoll.

Washington Mystics’ Myisha Hines-Allen, Ariel Atkins lead efforts in WNBA’s bubble

September 11, 2020

The team arrived to the court in white shirts with seven gunshot wounds painted on their backs. It was a stark reminder that just days prior Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey fired the same number of shots into Jacob Blake’s back

The theology of police authority: the impact of Romans 13

September 11, 2020

A deep dive into the inner workings of a church in Kenosha, WI that espouses the scripture of Romans 13 to imbue police authority with the power of the word of God. The department’s theology and misconduct is exposed by a former Kenosha police detective.

Smoke from climate change-fueled wildfires blocks out California sun

Smoke from climate change-fueled wildfires blocks out California sun

September 10, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom called the fires “climate-induced,” and said he had “no patience for climate-deniers,” but has approved dozens of new fracking permits this year.

America’s settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights

September 10, 2020

How the colonization of the United States helped create the American obsession with property rights and property damage over people’s rights.