Howard Zinn. Photo by mjb on Flickr.
26 Apr 2018

Members-Only Newsletter Preview: Transcend The Madness Of The World

We’re pleased to publish this preview of the arts and culture edition of our members-only newsletter, “Keeping The Issues Alive.”

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Jonathan Alter. Photo by the Aspen Institute on Flickr.
25 Apr 2018

Daily Beast’s Jonathan Alter: Democrats Need Less Democracy To Win 2018 Midterm Elections

Columnist Jonathan Alter is the latest pundit to pen a nauseating lecture scolding progressive or left-wing voters for their activism around elections.

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25 Apr 2018

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘YDTMHTL’ By War On Women

The Baltimore feminist hardcore punk band War on Women released a compelling protest record earlier this month. It’s titled “Capture The Flag,” and it follows their 2015 self-titled album. Their song names alone are an apt entry into their politics: “The Violence of Bureaucracy,” “Predator in Chief,” “Divisive Shit,” to

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Dairy farm in Vermont. Photo by catchesthelight on Flickr.
24 Apr 2018

Border Patrol Arrests, Targeting Of Immigrant Activists Rises Dramatically In Vermont

Migrant Justice accuses Border Patrol of using racial profiling to target Vermont’s immigrant dairy farm laborers and vocal community organizers.

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Activists with Good Kids, Mad City lead the front of the 'March for Our Lives' demonstration in Chicago on March 24. Photo by Aaron Cynic.
23 Apr 2018

Community Investment, Safety Without Cops: Good Kids Mad City Organizes Against Gun Violence

Good Kids Mad City, formed in the aftermath of Parkland, advocates for the needs of youth of color by organizing against violence and for community investment.

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Senator Tim Kaine introduced a new authorized use of military force resolution with Sen. Bob Corker. (Photo via AFGE on Flickr)
23 Apr 2018

Senate Proposal To Constrain Trump’s War Making Would Actually Expand Perpetual War

A new authorization for the use of military force proposed by Democratic and Republican senators would further entrench the United States in endless war.

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20 Apr 2018

Alice Bag’s Punk Rock Connects Protest History To Trump Era

“I couldn’t slow down,” remembers singer, author, educator, and activist Alice Bag, reflecting on the days following her 2016 tour. “So I just started working on another record.” In 2016, she teamed up with Don Giovanni for the release of her self-titled album, “Alice Bag.” It was technically her first

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Image adapted from "Shadows" by kdigga on Flickr
20 Apr 2018

Freelance Journalists: Open Call For Submissions In May

Shadowproof is seeking pitches from journalists or writers for publication in May.

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FBI seal. (Photo by groovysoup on Flickr)
19 Apr 2018

FBI Whistleblower Faces Up To Five Years In Prison After Accepting Plea Deal

FBI whistleblower Terry Albury pled guilty to disclosing documents to a reporter and unauthorized retention of a document in violation of the Espionage Act.

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18 Apr 2018

Members-Only Newsletter Preview: Let’s See Disney’s CEO Live In A Motel

Bob Iger, the CEO of Disney, made $37 million last year. A $52 billion deal with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox granted Iger $100 million worth of stock. It raised his annual compensation, including bonuses and stock grants, to $48 million. Meanwhile, Disney World and Disneyland workers are living in and out

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