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On the Cusp of a Sex Ed Revolution
Texas has its first opportunity in more than two decades to address gaps in its approach to sex ed.
Lizzie Tribone
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Covid-19 Hunger Strikes Sweep Migrant Detention Centers
Jailed migrants are fighting a battle for their lives.
Maurizio Guerrero
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Rural Black Lives Matter
After Travon Brown found a cross burning in his yard, he organized a Black Lives Matter march in the rural town of Marion, Va., where hundreds of angry counter-protestors were ready and waiting.
Mason Adams
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Protesting Native Deaths by Police
Amid protests against police violence nationwide, a march was held in remembrance of a Native man who died in police custody while suffering a mental health crisis.
Elena Carter
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“People’s Eyes Are Starting To Open”: How Covid-19 Is Driving Support for Medicaid Expansion
In North Carolina, canvassers are working to expand Medicaid—and finding a sympathetic audience amid the pandemic.
Allison Salerno
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The Grassroots Efforts to Save the Lives of Immigrants Who Can’t Get Covid-19 Testing From the State
Local groups are stepping in to fill a lethal void.
Maurizio Guerrero
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The Church of Latter-Day Socialists
These Mormons are taking the church back to its socialist roots.
Nicholas Greyson Ward
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The Food Industry’s Next Covid-19 Victims: Migrant Farmworkers
Outbreaks have begun at farms around the country, thanks in large part to crowded employer-provided housing.
Michelle Fawcett and Arun Gupta
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Union Teachers Are Donating Their Stimulus Checks to the Undocumented
Undocumented workers are excluded from unemployment protections and stimulus checks, but not from union solidarity.
Brooke Anderson
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“An Essential Procedure”: How Abortion Providers Are Persevering Through the Pandemic
In the face of Covid-19, clinics are continuing to provide safe abortions at a safe distance.
Jessica Corbett
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Out of Prison, Into Alt-Prison
The industry profiting from prison halfway houses.
Katie Rose Quandt
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Why Alaska Native Villages Were Quick To Self-Isolate
Scarred by a legacy of colonial diseases, Alaska tribes quickly cut off the outside world.
Yereth Rosen
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Under Trump, Undocumented Immigrants With COVID-19 Are Being Denied Care
For immigrants, the coronavirus crisis is becoming a nightmare.
Sabrina Gunter
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How Disabled Activists Are Fighting Isolation, Collectively
In the Bay Area, mutual aid projects are helping build community in a time of social distancing.
Brooke Anderson
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Death Metal for a Dying Planet
Mario Reinaldo Machado
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A Caucus for Black Youth
Eli Day
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Guess Who’s Rallying for Medicare for All? Senior Citizens
Bernie's Medicare for All proposal would also fill the coverage gaps in Medicare.
Taylor Moore
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He Sued Chevron and Won. Now He’s Under House Arrest.
Chevron is using the U.S. courts to avoid paying out $9.5 billion for environmental damage—and to silence lead lawyer Steven Donziger.
Christine MacDonald
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The Prisoners Forced To Sue for Soap and Toilet Paper
Prisoners have filed suit against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections due to unsafe living conditions and inadequate medical care.
Arvind Dilawar
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Migrant Children Are Still Being Detained in Chicago
Heartland Alliance describes itself as a human rights and anti-poverty organization; but it operates five child migrant detention centers in the city.
Sabrina Gunter
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These Blue-Collar Trump Supporters Think the Economy Is Great. Your Move, Democrats.
At Trump’s Milwaukee rally, supporters boasted that he’s ushered in an economic miracle. Democrats face the challenge of convincing them otherwise.
Kari Lydersen
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A Win Against Voter Suppression in the South
While Republicans have purged voter rolls and suppressed Black turnout in the South, voting rights organizers just showed how to win.
Casey Williams
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Labor 101 for Undergraduate Workers Seeking To Unionize
The Northeast Undergraduate Worker Convention is the nation's first annual convention aimed at training undergrad workers in collective organizing.
Olivia Gieger
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Using Roleplaying To Imagine Life Under a Green New Deal—Dungeons & Dragons Style
Instead of wizards and clerics, Iowans are envisioning roles like community planners and memory stewards, in an environmentally and economically just society.
Gavin Aronsen
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