"Eventually, [whistleblowing] looks more right than going into the office and perpetuating a system of injustice quietly, day after day," said Edward Snowden.
Denis Moynihan is a writer and radio producer who writes a weekly column with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman.
Two hundred is the approximate number of water protectors arrested on June 7, during the largest act of nonviolent civil disobedience against Line 3 construction to date.
Two necessary steps to stop mass shootings are to deny men who abuse women at home the freedom they currently enjoy to buy and own guns, and to take violence against women seriously.
The 1921 Tulsa race massacre was one of the single greatest acts of racist terrorism in U.S. history.
Israel has launched another of its horrific, periodic bombing campaigns against the embattled Gazans. The U.S. enables this by providing Israel with billions in aid and access to weapons.
The January 6 insurrection was one way to try to overthrow democracy in the U.S. Now, a more sophisticated effort to subvert democracy is underway.
Organizers learned of the bones, which have been described as an "open secret" in the anthropology community, when trying to facilitate the Penn Museum's repatriation of skulls of enslaved people.
The U.S. is seeing a frightening legislative trend: the criminalization of protest. There are close to 100 anti-protest bills proposed nationwide in state legislatures.
Derek Chauvin is going to prison for George Floyd's murder largely due to the actions and testimony of bystanders. Let their courage inspire the national adoption of the duty of police to intervene.
Ending the war in Afghanistan should be a beginning, accompanied immediately by reparations to the Afghan people.