• February 5, 2015

    Although the nations involved in the TPP negotiations create a huge amount of economic activity, only PBS and MSNBC have devoted any significant coverage. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2015 | Updated February 22, 2015

    Washington Redskins, Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves — Indian mascots and nicknames have historically been first draft picks in American sports. But for Charlene Teters, a Spokane Indian, transplanting cultural rituals onto the field is a symbol of disrespect. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2015

    A new documentary about the genesis of Greenpeace chronicles how a small group of people trying to save the whales from extinction grew into a massive environmental movement. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2015

    As we remember Howard Zinn five years after his passing, let’s count him among the many social justice heroes and teachers who prove that people’s efforts make a difference — that ordinary people can change the world. Continue reading

  • January 26, 2015

    With support for an open Internet stronger than ever, Congress tries to block with legislation. Continue reading

  • January 26, 2015

    You don’t learn too much else about Joni Ernst, picked to rebut the State of the Union address, from media profiles — nor do you get the impression that corporate media think you need to know much.
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  • January 19, 2015 | Perspectives

    There is a widely-held myth constructed by the right that the people who struggle to make ends meet don’t want to work. But in reality, people are working harder and harder for less and less. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2015

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben…Former guests and other environmentalists you should be following on Twitter. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2015

    World leaders turned out for Sunday’s march in Paris, but when it comes to freedom of the press at home, they’ve got a lot to answer for. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2015

    Getting the high speed Internet access issue right presents both one of the key social justice challenges of our time and the greatest opportunity for America in a century. Continue reading