grass roots

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: If Dr. King Was Alive Today He Would Be In The Streets Holding Leaders Accountable

Wisconsin Sing Along Protest

August 7, 2013
Photographer Jenna Pope speaks about her arrest at Wisconsin Capital protest, her work and activism

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

August 6, 2013
Lisa Graves: ALEC is running a secretive, multi-million dollar slush fund for state lawmakers, looking to influence legislation on ‘right-to-work’, ‘stand your ground’ laws, and voter ID laws

Past is present in Latin America

August 5, 2013
Pope Francis impressed Brazilians with his modest lifestyle and sympathy for the poor, but he did not support the mass struggle for economic justice and instead echoed the right-wing focus on corruption in government

Student Loan Debt

July 31, 2013
Alan Collinge: Student loan bill only perpetuates a system that preys on students

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

July 30, 2013
Palestinian citizen journalists use social media to tell harsh realities of life under Israeli military occupation

“Dream Defenders” Occupy Florida State Capital Demanding End to “Stand Your Ground” Law

July 26, 2013

Activists are demanding a repeal of the notorious Stand Your Ground legislation and an end to racial profiling and the “school to prison pipeline”

Debate on Obama’s Climate Change Strategy Part II

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate Obama’s climate change policies pt 2

Obama Climate Change Strategy: Politically Realistic or Strategy for Disaster?

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate the question “Are Obama’s policies pushing things as far as politically possible or is he failing to alert Americans to the urgent danger of climate change?” pt.1