Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Making national parks accessible to native people again

A violent, racist history has kept Native people off their ancestral lands for decades. How can we remove the barriers that still exist today?

Graphic: Yes, the richest Americans really do pay less in taxes

"Will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country?"
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Striking UAW member: We’ll strike “as long as it takes” to demand fair salaries...

Workers are seeking higher pay, protection of their healthcare benefits, greater job security and a commitment from GM to build more cars and parts in the United States.

Why aren’t fossil fuel companies held accountable for missing and murdered indigenous women?

Resource extraction takes a toll on more than just the economy and the environment.

Wall Street is killing local newspapers

We can’t put a price tag on our free press — but unless we stop them, predatory investors can.

California just legalized public banks. Will the rest of the nation follow suit?

The new law promises to take taxpayer money back from Wall Street and reinvest it in communities.

Job growth remains slow in September, but unemployment rate falls to 3.5 percent

Manufacturing employment hit a record low as a share of private sector employment.

US press horrified by Trump’s “shoot migrants in the legs” but ignores what Israeli...

The Jupiter-sized blind spot of US media managed to report without mentioning that this procedure, of shooting people massing on the border in the legs has over the past 18 months become the routine Israeli policy.

“Revitalizing, revolutionizing and democratizing art education”: The birth of New Masters Academy

‘This is the space where I think my political and artistic lives intersect.”

The new age of protest

Led by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the...