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We Don't Have Time for Climate Symbolism
As we hurdle towards climate chaos, Democratic leaders remain all talk and no action on serious climate policy.
Mark Schlosberg
Rural America
While Meatpacking Companies Reap Big Profits, Cattle Ranchers Struggle
Grocery store beef prices are rising. The rancher’s share is falling. And the companies that dominate the highly-concentrated meatpacking industry are making a killing.
Mary Hennigan
Big Pharma Is Deciding Who Lives and Who Dies in the Global South
The chilling effect of the pharmaceutical industry's veiled threats.
Sarah Lazare and Maurizio Guerrero
Labor
Rideshare Drivers in California Strike for the PRO Act
A conversation with Ahmad Ibrahim Moss, a rideshare driver in San Francisco.
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
As Devastating Plant Shutdown Looms in West Virginia, National Outrage Is Hard to Find
A union set to be wiped out by layoffs says politicians are missing in action.
Hamilton Nolan
Feature
Biden's Invisible Border Wall
The Biden administration is expanding surveillance along the Southern border, pushing migrants into harm’s way.
Maurizio Guerrero
FeatureThe Wisconsin Idea
Is Gerrymandering Forever?
Gerrymandering guarantees undemocratic elections. Activists in Wisconsin are organizing to win an uphill battle for a fairer process.
Katjusa Cisar
ViewpointLabor
We Are Zoomers and We Want the PRO Act
Gen Z and Millennials are facing a bleak economic future. The answer is to massively expand union membership and democratize workplaces.
James Coleman and Nick Gonzalez
Dispatch
Social Work Students Decry SSA’s New Name After Crown Family Donation
When the military-industrial complex meets social work.
Maryum Elnasseh
Feature
How Rich Countries Can End Vaccine Apartheid
Unlike world leaders, activists saw the moral crisis coming since the start of the pandemic and quickly came up with a number of actionable plans to create equitable access to life-saving vaccines.
Natasha Hakimi Zapata
The Wisconsin Idea
In Wisconsin, an Overzealous Hunt Decimated the Local Wolf Population
A new report shows legal and illegal killings wiped out as much as a third of the state’s gray wolf population in 2021.
Christina Lieffring and Jonathon Sadowski
Feature
"How Many More Have to Die?" Protesters March Against Vaccine Apartheid
Campaigners are targeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel—and the pharmaceutical companies she is protecting.
Indigo Olivier
Viewpoint
The For the People Act Isn’t Dead
Don’t believe the pundits—there’s a growing grassroots movement to save American democracy and pass sweeping voting rights reform.
Mahnoor Imran and Adam Eichen
Labor
Striking Frito Lay Workers Say They Deserve More Than Crumbs
Worker Cheri Renfro speaks out from Topeka, Kansas, where Frito Lay workers have been on strike since July 5.
Maximillian Alvarez
CultureM4BL Issue
Letter From the Year 2071
A vision of where the Black freedom movement could take us.
Barbara Ransby
FeatureM4BL Issue
What Radical Black Women Can Teach Us All About Movement-Building
Three historians lift up Black women journalists, organizers and activists who were critical to Black freedom movements but often erased from history.
Keisha N. Blain, Premilla Nadasen and Robyn C. Spencer
A mural stands in memoriam outside the Cup Foods convenience store in Minneapolis near where George Floyd was murdered by police May 25, 2020. The area is now known as George Floyd Square.
FeatureM4BL Issue
No, Minneapolis Did Not Defund the Police. But We’re Not Done Trying.
We understand that abolition is the long game. We’re in it for as long as it takes.
Kandace Montgomery and Miski Noor
FeatureM4BL Issue
The Utopic, Love-Centered, “Liberation Oasis” on Chicago’s South Side
Damon Williams, a co-founder of the #LetUsBreathe Collective, talks radical space-building.
Bettina Johnson
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