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Scenes from the Women's March 4

Scenes from the Women’s March

400,000 marched in NYC; 75,000-100,000 in Madison; 10,000 in Seneca Falls; and 125 in Loup City, Nebraska (pop. 1000).

Spoken Word Duo Performs at DC Women's March 2

Climbing PoeTree Performs at DC Women’s March

Dynamic spoken word/hip hop duo declares “Love Will Triumph”

A Choral Fantasia for GLBTQ Families

A Choral Fantasia for GLBTQ Families

“It was so moving to work on this the same year the Supreme Court ruling came out,” says Clearfield, who wrote much of the composition at BMC.

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya Captures the Power of Solar Energy

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya Captures the Power of Solar Energy

A self-proclaimed sci-fi fanatic, it comes as no surprise that ecological complexity would become the star of Kantayya’s first feature.

Political Revolution Continues in Jonathan Tasini's New Podcast

Political Revolution Continues in Jonathan Tasini’s New Podcast

Politics, work, the economy, the voices of real workers,Robber Barons, corporate power, greed…you know, the light stuff. Plus, sports!

Speak Out

Old Lady Who?

Old Lady Who?

When and where does Old start?

How to Beat Back the Billionaires

How to Beat Back the Billionaires

Reforms in state taxes can soften the blow of Trump’s giveaway to the one-percent

The Growing Cultural Edge of the Climate Justice Movement 1

Strengthening the Cultural Roots of Democracy & Climate Justice

If we all spent the next 4, 8 or 12 years building local autonomy and political community,  we would already have the hardest part of our work done for coming elections.

Barrier Beach—On Nature and Segregation from South Africa to Yosemite 2

Barrier Beach—On Nature and Segregation from South Africa to Yosemite

An African-American park ranger at Yosemite says he is more likely to encounter a tourist from Finland or Israel than an African-American.

 

Up in Arms: A Response to Guns in America

Up in Arms: A Response to Guns in America

I’ve always been afraid of guns,” says artist Jerilea Zempel. Her recent project is an effort to silence guns and render them invisible.