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In a country that has always used race to justify inequality, ending police brutality is just the start.
Many will rightly remember Rabbi Leonard Beerman for his political and moral advocacy. My memories of him are of a more personal nature.
Apparently, to criticize the police is to be anti-police. But if I call and point out that the swings in the playground are broken, am I anti-parks?
As Ursula K. Le Guin reminds us, any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings.
From the huge climate march in September to racial-justice activism, it was a year that saw renewal of movement-based politics.
The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major twentieth-century struggles for social justice in the United States.
The man who helped spark Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement fifty years ago would have championed today’s activism, from the Dreamers to Occupy to Ferguson.
At a Local Progress gathering in New York City, “pothole progressives” shared strategies for a grassroots, social justice revival.
Bill McKibben, 350.org’s longtime leader, has taken a step back—but that doesn’t mean the group is slowing down.
Last night, hundreds of protesters converged on the Cavaliers-Nets game to continue to demand justice in the wake of the Eric Garner case.