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The Power of the Movements Facing Trump

But on its own, protest is never enough to create lasting social transformation.

When All Bets are Off

Facts matter. Dialogue works. Tolerance heals.

The Lost Six Months In 2009 That Still Haunt Us

As President Obama started his first term in office he was provided with the kind of opportunity for real change that progressives had only been able to dream about for nearly a century.

Trump and the Two Sides of Populism

The 2016 election and the rise of both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump can be explained by growing inequality and the nature of populist movements. Understanding this creates potential for serious radical change.

Reintroducing the Concept of "the Radical Center"

If we don’t work together right now, things are going to fall apart.

Chaos, Havoc, and The American Abyss

Many have speculated on the reasons for the current crisis in American politics, and surely there are many facets that have played a part, and there are many angles to cover.

Filmmaker Faces 45 Years in Prison for Reporting on Dakota Access Protests

In an ominous sign for press freedom, documentary filmmaker and journalist Deia Schlosberg was arrested and charged with felonies carrying a whopping maximum sentence of up to 45 years in prison—simply for reporting on the ongoing Indigenous protests against fossil fuel infrastructure.

Fear of a Living Planet

Does the concept of a living planet uplift and inspire you, or is it a disturbing example of woo-woo nonsense that distracts us from practical, science-based policies?

Standing Firm at Standing Rock: Why the Struggle is Bigger Than One Pipeline

For indigenous people, the fight to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline is about reviving a way of life.

Movements, Not Presidents: The Nationwide Fight Against Neoliberalism

The public has long been without a voice—at least, without a voice powerful enough to justify America's official classification as a representative democracy.

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