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A Dream Where Our Differences Are Erased
Improbably, we found a welcome break from MAGA-hatted punks and the debacle that is D.C. in Wichita, Kansas, where immigrant artists are breaking down barriers, celebrating disparate cultures, bringing together Latino and African-American neighborhoods, and oh yeah painting reportedly the world's...
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Greta Thunberg, who ignited global "school strikes for climate," delivers a video address urging those in positions of power to take bold climate action. News
Greta Thunberg's Demand to Davos Elite: Act Urgently on Climate for 'Sake of This Beautiful Living Planet"
"Some people say that the climate crisis is something that we all have created. But that is just another convenient lie."
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Your Kids Are Watching
This year's Martin Luther King Day comes with the usual dose of cognitive dissonance. Can we get any more grotesque than smarmy, other-hating Mike "I Am Not A Bigot I Just Sound Like One" Pence co-opting King by noting he "inspired us to change" just like his fuehrer? Who thought that would fly?...
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"In this difficult moment, we can let Dr. King rise in us, if we dare, by daring to rise to the occasion, and becoming the people of active nonviolence he hoped for." (Photo: AP/Charles Kelly, File) Views
The Resurrection of Dr. King
From Jesus to Dr. King, those who give their lives in the nonviolent struggle for justice, disarmament and peace, even though they appear to fail, bear tremendous good fruit in the long haul
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Demonstrators participate in a protest march over agricultural policy on January 19, 2019 in Berlin, Germany News
35,000 Hit Streets of Berlin to Demand Agricultural Revolution
"This protest shows that the desire for a different agricultural policy is now undeniable."
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An "extinction rebellion" protester in London Views
2019 Is the Year to Embrace Energy Democracy—Or Face Social and Climate Breakdown
The private sector has proved it can’t lead the transition to a low-carbon economy. It's time for something new.
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Demonstrators at the Women's March in Washington, D.C. on January 19, 2019.  News
Ocasio-Cortez Delivers Powerful Call for Justice as Third Women's March Kicks Off
"Women's rights are human rights," declared fellow freshman lawmaker Rep. Ilhan Omar at a rally in Minn.
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Demonstrators march in San Francisco on Nov. 5, 2011. (Photo: Glenn Halog/flickr/cc) Views
Belonging and Social Change: A Critique of the Politics of Wokeness
Being woke and seeing what is wrong serves no good purpose if it is not also aligned to engagement which is aimed at transforming social patterns.
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"The Women’s Agenda is a tangible declaration of how we will protect and defend our rights, safety, health and communities," the group states. News
Ahead of Third Annual Women's March, Group Releases Far-Reaching 'Intersectional Feminist Policy Platform'
New agenda, says group ahead of nationwide marches on Saturday, is "a tangible declaration of how we will protect and defend our rights, safety, health, and communities."
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10 Things We All Lose If Bernie Chooses Not to Run in 2020
What policy issues would be off the table? What demands for transformation would be watered down?
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