Documentary shows the rise of civil rights activism in Ferguson, Mo., after Michael Brown’s killing by police in 2014.
The path to a more peaceful world begins by universalizing resistance to militarism.
Many on the left are balking at pushing for Donald Trump’s impeachment because of the prospect of a President Pence. But that shouldn’t stop them.
On April 4, 1967, in a historic speech at Riverside Church in New York City, the civil rights leader denounced the Vietnam War and called for a global peace movement.
The two activists shared a platform on Dec. 4 in New York, where they joined Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Democracy Now!
Martin Luther King Jr. believed civil resistance movements could force officials to effect change. Forty-eight years after his death, King's nonviolent, transformative legacy lives.
"If you look at how [Union Theological Seminary] treats its professors of color, its students of color, its neighbors of color, it doesn’t add up.”
The longtime political activist pinpoints what activists should be paying attention to in the new year, including the killing of people of color by the government through police violence, the climate crisis and the duopoly scam of American politics.
"In effect, there is a clear link between the protection of nature and the building of a just and equitable social order," the pontiff said at the start of his first visit to Africa.
In today's political world, idealism is seen as the enemy of realism and getting things done. But, British journalist Gary Younge argues, idealism is absolutely necessary for society to continue progressing into the world we want to see. It's what makes things that seem impossible today the reality of the future.