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The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”

Tunisia protest

You can’t always trace it, but everything and everyone has a genealogy.

Pope Francis

In attacking “the structural causes of inequality,” he is reviving that great movement’s “preferential option for the poor.”

Kremlevskaya Naberezhnaya street and Moscow skyline.

Questions from Novaya Gazeta on the Soviet Union, segregation and Russia today.

Airport workers

Passenger service workers earn significantly lower wages than the largely unionized airline employees with whom they work. Now they’re organizing to change that.

A wave of anti-gay laws have brought Russia’s LGBT movement into the international spotlight, but activists are divided over strategies, including proposed boycotts.

Obama at G20

Meanwhile, activists organized a counter-summit to discuss the problems world leaders were unwilling to address. 

Migrahack

How programmers, journalists and immigrant rights advocates are redefining hacking—for immigrant justice.

Drone strike in Yemen

For years I have written about mass incarceration, while staying mute about drones and other injustices. It is time to connect the dots.

Blogs

As students in Philadelphia and Chicago resist draconian budget cuts, organizers across the country build for August’s National Student Power Convergence.

June 21, 2013

As school districts bolster their police forces, students across California are pushing Sacramento for restorative justice.

June 17, 2013

The “Moral Monday” movement is challenging the GOP’s right-wing agenda in the Tarheel state.

June 12, 2013

As immigration reform approaches and the semester ends, students hit the streets for racial and reproductive justice.

June 7, 2013

Society is not post-racial. Barack and Michelle Obama need to stop telling young people of color otherwise.

June 5, 2013

Their crime: "failing to follow college officials' instructions" about protesting.

May 31, 2013

Here’s what you can do to help save Beatriz, the victim of “pro-life” orthodoxy on overdrive.

May 30, 2013

A dozen people were arrested today protesting the Obama administration’s continued detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants.

May 29, 2013

As the spring semester ends and elected officials approach critical votes, students across the country are rising up to take back public education.

May 24, 2013

What's happening in St. Louis doesn’t look like a coal-field war, but the same things are at stake: reciprocity, respect, fair play.

May 23, 2013