A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.
The way to meet a possible disaster with strength and confidence is to have a plan.
Our society should move away from racist conclusions, and toward the outrageous indecencies that a well-to-do society forces on us less fortunate members.
Back in October 1967, I was one of hundreds arrested and beaten on the Mall of the Pentagon during a night-long sit down in front of armed U.S. troops.
While Trump sending in militarized troops to cities needs to be opposed, police violence is bigger than Trump.
People may even want different things, such as more radical change like abolishing the police entirely, but these ten proposed changes are a crucial contribution to the conversation of what to do about police brutality in America.
Lawmakers across the country are proposing policy measures to cut or loosen ties to traditional policing.
A coalition of movements that joins a future whirlwind moment to win the struggle can at last make racial justice a reality.
These activists wanted a better America, one that actually realized its ideals of equal justice and ensured life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Today, even as ideas for police reform that barely surfaced in corporate media in the past are becoming part of the mainstream conversation, media continue to try to steer that conversation away from its radical edge.