Jackson explains how Southern politics dangerously mirror the Old Confederate South and why it’s time for another Reconstruction
There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.
We can pretend the politics of liberation can be tracked along clearly marked lines, or we can remember that history is like desire.
The state’s rightward lurch mobilized thousands, but the progressive movement behind Moral Mondays has deep, enduring roots.
We have to stop compromising on our core demands and build power by taking it to the streets.
The religious exemption in the current version of ENDA would enshrine the idea that LGBT equality is incompatible with the free exercise of religion.
If we can do it in North Carolina, don’t tell me we can’t do it across America.
Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.
The Brecht Forum, a storied radical institution, has lost its lease.
Sixty years after the decision, it’s worth remembering it took Congress to finally smash Jim Crow.