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Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders raises his fist as he addresses the Democratic Party's 61st Annual McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club dinner at SNHU arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, on February 8, 2020. (Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The Sanders Campaign Was About "Us"—Not Bernie—Remember?
It is vital that grassroots activists in upcoming primary states take the initiative and get out the vote for Bernie.
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Israelis, keeping at a safe distance from one another, take part in a"Black Flag" demonstration, to protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and anti-democratic measures to contain the novel coronavirus outbreak, at Rabin Square in the coastal city of Tel Aviv, on April 19, 2020. (Photo: JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images) Views
How Do You Protest When You Can't Take to the Streets?
Cyberspace has become the main arena for social movements, as digital tools are used to help activists and citizens communicate, organize, and mobilize.
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The Ride Gets Rougher: Gig Workers Organize Through a Pandemic
As companies around the world turn to contactless service, the guidelines and protections gig workers win in the midst of coronavirus will have an incredible impact in the future.
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Nurses counter protest at the Re-Open Illinois Protest outside of Thompson Center in Chicago during protest restrictions instituted by the governor to curtail the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 on May 01, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Although some restrictions were eased today, the state is currently on a "stay at home" order mandated until May 30. (Photo: Jim Vondruska/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
We Must Redefine "Frontline" by Providing PPE for All Workers
Please join us so that every single frontline worker who needs masks and other PPE to protect themselves, their families, and the communities they serve—gets that crucial equipment.
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Citing 'Vein of Toxicity' and Firing of Whistleblowers, Amazon VP Resigns in Disgust
"This is a really big deal. This kind of courage is what we need right now, in every workplace and walk of life."
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Lee Raymond, then-chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Corporation, testifies before a joint hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee on energy pricing and profits on Capitol Hill November 9, 2005 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
'Milestone Moment' as JPMorgan Chase Announces Former Exxon CEO to No Longer Be Lead Director of Bank's Board
The ousting of "America's #1 climate denier" from the leadership position on the board of the largest global lender of fossil fuels is being welcomed by the climate movement.
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Calling Economic Crisis 'Five-Alarm Fire' for Millions of Families, 600,000 Sign Petition Demanding Rent and Mortgage Cancellation
"Congress needs to act at the scale of the crisis, and they should start by canceling rent, mortgage, and utility payments for the duration."
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Amazon employees hold a protest and walkout over conditions at the company's Staten Island distribution facility on March 30, 2020 in New York City. News
Workers Gear Up for Major May Day Strike in Pushback Against Unsafe Conditions Amid Pandemic
One organizer explained that the goal is to "push back with large numbers against the right-wing groups that want to risk our lives by reopening the economy."
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Earth Day’s laws have systematically failed to guard against mass species die-offs, the climate crisis, deadly air pollution, the corporatization of freshwater, and the largest loss of biodiversity in human history. (Photo: Bird’s eye view of wide-spread contamination in Lake Erie) Views
Abolish Earth Day
For 50 years, environmentalists have celebrated the illusion that the law is on their side.
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Earth Day, the first one and all of its 50 anniversaries remain days of hope. (Photo: Sanmonku) Views
My Earth Day
We still need to demonstrate that we can rebuild the economy in a way that preserves life on this blue planet. Earth Day+50 is the time to do that.
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