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The March to Save the Planet

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 8:59am
Audrea LimSaturday’s Peoples Climate March brought together activists from indigenous resistance groups to Black Lives Matter to the Boy Scouts, all demanding: Act now.

After Turkey’s Referendum, the Clampdown Continues—But Activists Pledge Resistance

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:12pm
Jesse Rosenfeld“We do not consider these results legitimate and we don’t accept them,” says one opposition leader.

Donald Trump Has Zero Legal Authority to Order Military Action Against North Korea

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:36pm
John NicholsWithout congressional authorization, military action would “clearly and unequivocally be illegal and unconstitutional,” says Congressman Jerrold Nadler.

Monday’s May Day Marches Could Be the Biggest in Years

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 1:35pm
Julianne HingTen years after immigrants took to the streets in unprecedented numbers, organizers expect another major showing.

The Martian’s Guide to British Politics, or: Is There Intelligent Life on This Island?

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:44pm
Maria MargaronisIt looks like the belligerent, self-serving martinets are going to trounce the quiet, bedraggled lot on the other side.

No One Talks About Life After Deportation; These Mexican Activists Are Changing That

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:58am
Laura WeissA network of migrant activists is helping deportees and returnees readjust to life in the country.

It’s Groundhog Day in Washington, With Trump Peddling the Same Old Reaganite Snake Oil

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:50am
William GreiderTax cuts for the wealthy didn’t increase government revenue then, and they’re not going to now. It’s mourning again in America.

Top 12 May Day Songs

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:21am
Peter RothbergIn tribute to all those planning actions for May Day.

From Austin to Missoula, This Is What the Fight Against Trumpism Looks Like

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:02am
Jimmy TobiasDispatches from the Urban Resistance, April edition.

Why the ESPN Layoffs Are So Disappointing

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:59am
Dave ZirinThe mass layoffs at ESPN reflect on our own economy and our own lives.

Is Turkey’s War on Syrian Kurds Becoming a War on the United States?

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:21am
Juan ColePresident Erdogan seems to believe he can bully Trump into abandoning his allies in the fight against ISIS.

How to Join the ‘Day Without Immigrants’ on May Day

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:07am
Ariana Rosas CárdenasA coalition led by immigrants and workers is aiming to mark this year’s May Day with the biggest workers strike and mobilization in over a decade.

A New Book on the Climate Crisis Makes the Persuasive Case That We’re Not Doomed

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:35am
Tom AthanasiouNot for technological reasons, anyway.

Margaret Atwood: The Shocking Relevance of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:00am
Jon WienerThe dystopian novel is seeming more prescient by the year.

Kendrick Lamar’s Statement of Faith

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:02am
Marcus J. MooreWith his excellent fourth album, DAMN., the rapper has given us an album that is as concerned with America as it is with God.

It’s Not a Government Shutdown. It’s a Right-Wing Coup.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:00am
Adam H. JohnsonPrograms designed to help the vulnerable are gutted, while institutions designed to serve the rich and powerful remain unscathed.

From Fox News to ‘Breitbart’: Liars, Harassers, and Far-Right Bottom-Feeders

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:30am
Eric AltermanI’ve argued for years that treating Fox as legitimate was a terrible mistake. The rise of Breitbart shows I should have been even more cynical.

Students Are Now Leading the Resistance to Austerity in Puerto Rico

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:04pm
Ed MoralesSome $40 billion of the island’s debt could be illegal—so why is the government shutting down the audit commission?

Do We Need Obama in the Trump Resistance?

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:44pm
Collier MeyersonWe’ve got a president who wants to take away people’s health care, build a border wall, and ban refugees. Should Obama attack him directly?

Professors and University Staff Call For Campuses to Shut Down on May Day

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:42am
NationActionStudents, staff, faculty, and administrators are asking the university community to take action in solidarity with A Day Without Immigrants.