Tag: Identity Politics
What Kevin Alexander Gray taught me
The late civil rights activist and author didn’t let elected officials off the hook, no matter how liberal. He understood the importance of intersectionality and what it takes to achieve progressive change.
Asking the oppressed to be nonviolent is an impossible standard that...
"Only after the threat of black violence emerged did civil rights legislation move to the forefront of the national agenda."
How books can be used to build up America or to...
The assault on classroom libraries represents one front in DeSantis’s scorched-earth campaign to divide communities and marginalize certain Americans.
Behold, the new GOP culture wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.
Our country is trading children’s lives for guns
Guns have become an intimate part of American culture, one that is fed by gun-makers and the gun lobby, the right-wing media and Hollywood, and of course the Republican Party. Our children are paying the price.
Are Iowa’s days as the nation’s first presidential nominating contest numbered?
The jockeying has begun over which mix of states might take part in a series of coordinated opening primaries for 2024’s Democratic nominee.
You’ll know an economic and social justice plan is serious if...
A new report on the solidarity economy details how investments in culture can support economic and racial justice.
In Minnesota’s ‘most diverse city,’ schools are addressing the community’s deep...
Educators use the community schools approach to tackle underlying causes of disparities that show up in classrooms.
Can progressives talk about love without embarrassment?
A review of Michael Lerner’s new book, Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World.