Thursday, April 22, 2021

Over 250 organizations join together to demand aid to the millions of people affected...

“There is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century. History will judge us all by the actions we take today.”

The PR industry aims to demobilize environmental movements — here’s what organizers can do...

Public relations poses distinct threats to environmental movements, but activists are becoming more savvy and developing new forms of resistance.

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

Relief at Derek Chauvin conviction a sign of long history of police brutality

"You were told, for example, that Mr. Floyd died because his heart was too big […] [but] the truth of the matter is—that the reason George Floyd is dead is because Mr Chauvin’s heart was too small."

Vietnam veterans descended on the Capitol 50 years ago this week—not to impede democracy...

Bigger than the Jan. 6 insurrection, the 1971 antiwar mobilization known as Operation Dewey Canyon III altered the course of the war and uplifted the nation.

What is a public forum?

How a platform operates should not depend upon whether it is owned by a private company or not.

Civil rights groups urge Biden administration to cancel $50,000 in student debt per borrower

“The $1.7 trillion student loan crisis is crushing individuals, families, and our economy, and the weight of this burden is disproportionately borne by women and Black and Latino borrowers.”

Amid Chauvin trial and more police killings, calls for ‘peaceful’ protests sound obnoxious

As Martin Luther King Jr. preached, we must reject peace that prioritizes calm over justice — and work toward building a positive peace instead.
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Black & Latinx lieutenant sues Virginia cops who threatened to kill him during traffic...

“My client’s looking just to hold these officers accountable under law.”

How many more times must we say the same thing?

If you’re not actively doing something to prevent the violence from occurring, then you’re part of the problem.