Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
People around the country are pledging to make their Thanksgiving feasts as organic, local, non-GMO, and pesticide-free as possible, while healthy food advocates are taking their message straight to agrochemical giant Monsanto's front lawn. Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir—a project of longtime activist and street preacher Bill Talen—in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Ferguson Municipal Library, a beacon of peace in a community wracked by...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
As community readies for no-indictment ruling, activists say, 'No indictment is...


Declaring "we're all in this together," Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, the new, black, homegrown police commander in Ferguson, ordered cops to remove SWAT gear and gas masks and then marched with protesters, prompting what observers called a stunning mood change in what had felt like a war zone hours before. Ordered by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to replace clueless, thuggish local police, Johnson said he understood "the anger and fear (of) residents... We all want justice, we all want answers."

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