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.
That a single whistleblower could trigger Trump's potential impeachment reminds us how important whistleblowers are to a functioning democracy. But many of them have been persecuted for their acts.
Trump's refusal to support gun control legislation; his prolific lying; his relentless attacks on the press; his Muslim ban; his separation of families -- all are worthy of an impeachment inquiry.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has sparked a global movement with her "school strike for the climate." The final two Fridays of this month are expected to be some of the largest global protests ever.
Ismail Ajjawi, a Palestinian student who grew up in a refugee camp, had achieved something remarkable: admission to Harvard University. But on arrival, his visa was rescinded and he was deported.
Hurricane Dorian, like Maria, Irma, Florence and Harvey before, signifies a deadly data point in the irrefutable case that human-induced climate change is real and is wreaking havoc with our planet.
The departure of one elder activist on the eve of the arrival of one so young symbolizes, bittersweetly, the passing of a torch.
Along the U.S-Mexico border, the Sonoran Desert creates a deadly barrier to the thousands of migrants seeking a better life in "el Norte," the North.
On July 25, in a surprise announcement, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said that the federal government would be resuming executions, with five scheduled in the coming months.
Even as the U.S. reels in the wake of two mass killings this past weekend, the scourge of guns and anti-immigrant actions continue.