Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down fifty years ago today on April 4, 1968. It was a turning point of the twentieth century, marking an ending and […]
Republicans are aglow with the fresh hope of passing sweeping tax cuts. In this B movie, they're swinging an axe every which way. But if we stand firm, we'll make sure their aim on taxes proves as bad as it did against health care.
President Donald Trump has done something no one else could do until now. He has united the National Football League, and much of the nation, around the National Anthem protest of quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
It doesn’t matter what’s in Trump’s heart or mind. His actions, words and policies, on full display in Phoenix, support and advance racism. Trump is in fact racism’s main spokesperson today, and its main policy advocate.
People’s organizations, armed with the peaceful power of the vote, can take back statehouses in Virginia and all across the country, reversing the agenda of helmeted cowards and their allies. Wouldn’t that be the sweetest revenge?
The right to vote is under threat for millions of people. If we do not act now to defend and restore our voting rights, progressives will be hard-pressed to win in 2018 and beyond.
When people feel powerless - locked out of decision-making, bypassed by real governance - they turn to protest. a new wave of laws seeks to curb protest across the country, but they are bound to fail as people rise up together.
Ebullient crowds took to the streets of Washington, D.C. and other communities across the country to send a strong message to the White House that climate change is a real and growing threat, and the time to act is now.
Sen. Bernie Sanders joined 72 grassroots candidates from across the country in Washington, D.C. as they pledged to put people and the planet first when they run for office on the "Rise Up" platform developed by People's Action members.
President Trump's only significant achievement thus far is rolling back protections to our air, water and climate. This Earth Day, we need to halt this regressive agenda, and also form a majority movement to protect our environment.
Judith LeBlanc and L.A. Kauffman joined forces at this year's Organization 2.0 conference for an insightful conversation on the history and future of grassroots organizing, and the role of women in its success.
Martin Luther King's call for a radical revolution of values rings as true today as it did fifty years ago at Riverside Church, when he challenged us to confront racism, materialism and militarism.
At town hall meetings across the country, citizens are holding lawmakers’ feet to the fire about the Trump administration’s divisive actions. Their response? Duck and cover.
It’s no accident that Puzder bowed out just two days after National Security Adviser Gen. Mike T. Flynn’s resignation. The Trump administration’s confidence is shaken. GOP unanimity is broken.
What makes Trump’s Black History Month remarks so laughable and offensive to African Americans is that his history of indifference and hostility to Black people renders the posture of respecting Black heritage completely false.
Nationwide "Stop the #Swamp Cabinet" protests take place on the first of a series of "Rise Up Tuesdays" designed to present ongoing resistance to the Trump administration.
Donald Trump has called on his supporters to “monitor” polling places. Congress gutted the Voting Rights Act. What can you do? Here is some important information to keep on hand tomorrow as you head to the polls.
The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline is shaping up to be a rallying cry for indigenous people across the continent and for the broader climate movement as well. And it’s not going away anytime soon.
Of course empathy is important and we should encourage it. But President Obama's statement in Dallas on Wednesday fell short by not addressing the implicitly racist system within which police operate.