Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A Rolling Rebellion protest in Seattle on February 25, 2015. (Photo: Backbone Campaign/flickr/cc)
"We're holding nothing back as we work to make D.C. the 51st state, protect the rights of voters, and root out corruption in our government."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A fireball explodes in Gaza City during Israeli bombardment on July 20, 2018. Israeli aircraft and tanks hit targets throughout the Gaza Strip. (Photo: Bashar Taleb/AFP via Getty Images)
"The #cycleofimpunity—and reoccurrence—must be #broken," tweeted one human...
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In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, wind turbines stand adjacent to a coal-fired power plant on November 18, 2020. (Photo: Oliver Berg/picture alliance via Getty Images)
"Phasing out coal from the electricity sector is the single most important step...


On March 3, 1991, four LAPD cops pulled over Rodney King, 25, for driving drunk and savagely kicked, tasered, beat him with batons 56 times, "like a runaway slave." Unprecedently, the assault was filmed by a neighbor, "and the whole world saw it." Still, the cops were later acquitted, sparking a five-day uprising. Today, stunningly little has changed: With black deaths mounting, many wonder, "H ow many more instances of police brutality do we need to witness before we do something about it?"

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