This year's United Nations climate summit heated up Wednesday as grassroots activists, youth and Indigenous leaders protested en masse outside the main plenary hall.
Each year for the past four decades, in the short, dark days of December, people have gathered in Sweden's capital to celebrate change-makers, whistleblowers and resistance leaders.
Thanksgiving is one of the great foundational myths of the U.S. On this holiday, Americans should reflect on the country's true history, and on the Indigenous resistance to colonization.
In addition to mourning those who have been killed, trans activists and allies have organized Trans Awareness Week to precede the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, and the Democratic party even more so, the presidential nomination process remains heavily weighted by two states that are among the whitest in the nation.
The climate crisis imperils the planet. The U.S. president's climate denial is unconscionable and should be added to the articles of impeachment against him.
Puerto Rico. Hong Kong. Ecuador. Haiti. Lebanon. Iraq. And now, Chile. People are rising up around the world against austerity and corruption, defying police forces unleashed to suppress them.
Twenty-five years ago, the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA, was signed into law in the U.S. In April, the bill was sent to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it has been awaiting action.
The time for surprise over Trump's demonization of the press is long past. He is fuelling hatred and encouraging violence, and needs to be held accountable.
The movement to rename Columbus Day is a denunciation of genocide, and a celebration of Indigenous peoples and their central role in our history and in our future.