200 artists work in shifts for liberty in the Hong Kong...
The art functions to inspire, unify and empower, and often uses humor to offer light relief to the exhausted, sometimes shaken, but fiercely resolute students.
As global inequality rises, so are the movements fighting it
Despite the often-bleak picture we find ourselves in, the energy and dynamism of the movement that the report reveals is inspiring and cause for hope.
Reconsidering criminal punishment
We know that the prison system is expensive to maintain and not particularly effective. So what are other solutions to crime?
Sometimes the personal overrides the burning political—just before it doubles back to connect. For me, I reflect on this day of my...
Paying farmers fairly could curb climate change and hunger
Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.
Police are still killing unarmed black people
So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.
‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive...
"As anti-choice politicians are escalating attacks on these fundamental freedoms we encourage the entire business community to join us in protecting access to reproductive healthcare in the critical months and years to come."
Why we must legalize marijuana
Legalizing, taxing, and regulating is good for the economy and creates jobs.
Legal marijuana is a job creation machine
We can see this playing out in the states that have legalized marijuana. Early legalizers, Colorado and Washington, saw double-digit jobs growth last year.
The growth of popular democracy
Democracy has been hijacked by "the economy" – twinned with capitalism and the "free market," and corrupted thereby.