It is important to know where the flaws in the system are before you are faced with a headline-grabbing instance of police brutality in your city. If your police system has these sizeable gaps in civilian protection (and chances are they do) then there are issues of police misconduct and brutality happening in your city right now, whether you hear about them or not.
In a room full of feminists the other day, someone asked 'What have we achieved over the past 10 years?' To my surprise, the room fell silent. Is it really that hard to name a couple of recent successes?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
On the regulatory side of things, most -- but not all -- of the required governmental bodies have decided the Exelon Pepco merger is good with them. But there are some hold outs. Public Service Commissions in Maryland and the District of Columbia are still weighing the merits of the transaction.
As the sun started to wane on the horizon, he and his son, Francisco (Pacho) von Hildebrand, the new Executive Director of Gaia rolled out a giant map of South America on a table.
We must learn to embrace people from all walks of life, at whatever stage they are in their learning process, before we can expect them to fully embrace our vital causes. People who are eager for knowledge will find it wherever they can, even if the only ones that are teaching it are wrong.
The Syrian Freedom Charter is a national unity document based on tens of thousands of face-to-face interviews with Syrians, in every governorate of the country, about what kind of society they want.
For children like mine, politics have never been anything but deeply personal and compelling, something you throw yourself into, body and soul.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Breaking: Climate Change Hoax Revealed! Wow, this is SUCH a relief! I was really ...
Yehuda Avner (z''l) is one of the most important of Israel's unsung heroes for Jewish youth today.
Taking a shower, boiling some vegetables or just getting a glass of water is as easy as turning on a faucet. But taking care of life's most basic necessities isn't so straightforward for so many around the world.
Legislators in Indiana and Arkansas were the latest to find out this hard truth. In an increasingly contentious world, it is vital to know that in a policy skirmish, the victors are usually the groups that were most prescient in establishing their question as the focus of debate in the arena where they will fare the best.
At twelve, my father dragged me -- braces, glasses, and a smile from ear to ear -- out to canvas our neighborhood, advocating for votes to a referendum that would build a new public school.
Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal has been taken to the Intensive Care Unit of Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, after he was removed from prison for a medical emergency without any notification to his family, friends or lawyers. Prison officials told his supporters he is in diabetic shock.
Noah Fischer has been working to expose the exploitative labor conditions that the Guggenheim has undertaken building its museum in Abu Dhabi, and is a strategist and organizer of direct actions on the topic of debt.
Increasingly, futurists are hoping that through politics, radical science and technology will gain a better foothold in society.