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There’s a growing effort to merge economic-justice and climate activism. Call it climate democracy.
The millions of miles of distribution and service pipelines crisscrossing the nation mean that countless Americans—even those living far from gas fields—find themselves on the frontlines of fracking.
Bruce Springsteen said it best, on Pete’s ninetieth birthday: “You outlasted the bastards, man.”
For his 90th birthday, a rollicking celebration at Madison Square Garden paid tribute to the extraordinary activist musician.
Zapatista strongholds endure in the state of Chiapas, managing their own schools, banks, hospitals, arts collectives and system of government.
Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.
For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them.
After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.
An effective isolation of Israeli academic institutions will undoubtedly curtail some privileges that Israeli scholars take for granted, like generous travel subsidies, but that has no bearing on their academic freedom.
Instead of boycotting, let's build transnational coalitions among scholars.
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