"If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution," are words attributed to thinker and social-justice activist Emma Goldman. The words were on full display in the U.S. Congress last week.
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Netflix's decision to censor an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj's series, blocking access to it within Saudi Arabia, has implications that ripple far beyond the borders of the Saudi dictatorship.
Immigration policy is a matter of life and death, most tragically impacting the most vulnerable among us.
Among those gathered at the annual UN climate change summit are two young women, who have decided to devote their lives to reversing humanity's destructive addiction to fossil fuels.
As this week's national day of mourning concludes in the U.S. with the funeral of George H.W. Bush, the country's 41st president, labour activist Mother Jones' words are worth remembering.
Grassroots organizing gets results but there is a huge amount of work yet to be done to ensure a fair, representative democracy with an engaged and empowered electorate.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi may sway enough Republican senators to join Democrats in voting to block further U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's destruction of Yemen, and to suspend arms sales.
Will Amazon's HQ2 spark a magical, high-tech age, or will it kill small businesses, drive up rents and leave the cadaver of a working-class neighbourhood in its wake?
Amid white nationalism linked to the presidency of Donald Trump, the 2018 midterm elections are ushering in a slate of elected officials representing the country's diversity more than ever before.
Who will come out to vote -- and, critically, who will be denied the right to vote -- in the next U.S. midterm elections?