EXPLORE Activism

  • December 16, 2014 | Perspectives

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  • December 16, 2014

    The test of whether a person can afford a lawyer is often so extreme that even the most indigent of defendants may be deemed unworthy of counsel.
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  • December 12, 2014

    Protests against racist injustice — triggered by the failure of the criminal justice system to indict the killers of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — has propelled Obama to recall his community organizing roots. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2014 | Activism
    At Wednesday's ceremony in Oslo, the heroic Pakistani asks, "Why is it that giving guns is so easy but giving books is so hard?"
  • December 10, 2014

    “While not every traditional variety tastes great or looks great, its genetics may be invaluable 50 or 100 years from now when the climate is different.” Continue reading

  • December 9, 2014 | Inequality

    Bill asked people to write in with their own stories after our report on how wealthy investors are driving up real estate values in New York City and pushing out working people of ordinary means. Continue reading

  • December 9, 2014

    Universities light the way forward for the next generation — they shouldn’t be beholden to an industry that relies on the pollution of the past. Continue reading

  • December 8, 2014 | Take Action

    The 99-year-old social activist has been in hospice since September and friends are asking for help, Bill says. Continue reading

  • December 8, 2014

    Activists are transforming outrage into community organizing projects, voter registration drives and mass protest campaigns. Continue reading

  • December 5, 2014

    When other kids were experiencing the travails of first grade, 6-year-old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was concerned about threats to the world’s ecosystem. Continue reading