A Chicana/o Manifesto On Community Organizing: Reflections Of A Scholar-Activist

As an urban planning and ethnic studies scholar with an extensive background in community activism, over the past three decades, I’ve become an expert in community organizing. While...

‘Authoritarianism’ to enforce immigration law

According to the Washington Post, Sheriff Joe was an authoritarian who somehow was very strict on actual law.  The Post never had a problem with Obama and Eric...

Mayor Barrett: Walker Should Reconsider Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

Thirty-two states have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, but Wisconsin isn't one of them. Now, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is urging Gov. Scott Walker to reconsider his opposition,...

‘Women in Tech’ Flap Shows Authoritarians Run Google

Street art by Sabo  The 10-pager composed by newly unemployed James Damore was provocatively composed (not due to inciteful rhetoric, but tempered reasoning), yet also was imperfectly executed. It...

Kansas Democrat shares ideas after spurning run for governor – News – The Hays...

By TIM CARPENTERTopeka Capital-Journal TOPEKA — Democratic state Rep. Cindy Holscher campaigned and voted for a dramatic shift in Kansas tax and budget priorities during the 2017 legislative session. The...

BCAC Opens Doors, Builds Collaboration / iBerkshires.com

Dozens of organizations joined in on BCAC's open house on Friday. The open house was family oriented with food, games, and the Boy Scouts put up a rock wall...

The rise of the working poor and food banks in our wealthy nation

We live in one of the world’s richest nations and yet increasing numbers of our citizens are using food banks. Many of them are not homeless or jobless,...

Return of the strongman: ‘It’s a perfect storm against democracy right now’

For a fleeting moment in the spring of 2011, democrats rejoiced as citizens in the Arab world rose up against oppressive regimes. “Strategies of repression and strategies of diversion...
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ACLU will no longer defend hate groups that protest with firearms

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) took a new stance on firearms Thursday, announcing a change in policy that it would not represent hate groups who...

A bottle of brandy that Trump won’t leave the Paris deal. Any takers? |...

Trump’s US remains firmly in the Paris climate deal. Richard Black reckons that’s how it will stay and he’s prepared to put his...

Anti-monument activists weigh in on monument removal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- In the days since the bloodshed of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Confederate monuments across the...