People Power

Jon Queally, staff writer
Local elections across Spain on Sunday saw the further rise of left-wing parties and candidates as an ongoing populist push from below resulted in the worst performance of the ruling People's Party in a generation. Fueled by the street-level support that began with the indignados movement in the wake of the 2008 financial crash and other recent...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An international group of women activists, including Gloria Steinem and two...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"A lot of people understood we were being vulnerable in that space," said Asantewaa. (Photo courtesy of Clare Bayard)
I fight for mothers. I fight for those have been murdered by the state. I fight...

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Fed up with Open Carry Texas freaks hauling assault rifles in with them to buy lunch, about 500 Texas musicians held the first Open Carry Guitar Rally, marching while packing a giddy array of instruments and singing a repertoire from Steve Earle to Outkast to Star-Spangled Banner. Part of a broader Guitars For Guns campaign - shades of Woody Guthrie - the event was perfect for Texas, one sage explained, where "a bizarre phallic obsession is just part of your DNA...The guitar obsessives are the...