If We Must Wear Ourselves Out, Let it Be Because We Build

After the violence last week, commit to building a different society.  Read more »

“We Can Live in a World Where Police Don’t Kill People”

There are ways to end police violence. Politicians just ignore them. Read more »

Breaking Out of the Brexit Binary

Can we move beyond the polarizing effects of modern politics towards a solution that works for all?   Read more »

Dystopian Sci-Fi Author Octavia Butler Predicted Donald Trump's Campaign Slogan

In a work of fiction 20 years ago, Octavia Butler imagined an egomaniacal patriot running for president.  Read more »

If the Country Was Run Like Trump University, We’d Be Screwed

Predatory for-profit colleges target women and people of color, then usually leave them heavily in debt.  Read more »

Let It Flow! NYC Funds Free Pads And Tampons for All Schools, Jails, and Shelters

Access to menstrual products is a basic human need. NYC is making it a reality.   Read more »

The Laws Are Struck Down, but the Tragic Impact of Texas's Abortion Laws Remain

Think of the people who've suffered over the past three years as clinics have shuttered. Read more »

Yes! The Supreme Court Agrees: Texas Abortion Restrictions Are A Burden on Women

This decision is a game-changer, say reproductive rights advocates.  Read more »

How Will the Brexit Affect Immigrants and Refugees?

Refugees should be welcomed. Instead, they've been turned into xenophobic political fodder. Read more »

Who's Hurt By the Supreme Court Deadlocking on Immigration? Millions of Families.

This isn't abstract politics—the constant threat of deportation has real, human consequences. Read more »

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Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban, surmounted...

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Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf on the Shelf, the... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion, the... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative hidden-camera... Read more »