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Five Reasons Why Progressives Should Read Crime Fiction

Kenneth Wishnia | Posted 06.11.2014 | Books
Kenneth Wishnia

Let's face it: some of the most ideologically committed people rarely read fiction, even socially conscious fiction, which means they're only getting part of the story.

WATCH: Occupy Chicago Protests Reach 13th Day

Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago protests in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York verge onto the start of their third week, participants in the ...

The Story We Need to Tell Ourselves: Bending the Arc of History Is the Work of Ordinary People (And We Are Those People)

David Levitus | Posted 10.17.2011 | Impact
David Levitus

Across the board, we are beginning to see progressive organizations working to scale up the size and sophistication of their efforts. Groups that have previously focused on their own particular issues and communities are banding together.

Building a Real Progressive Movement for Change

Eva Paterson | Posted 10.01.2011 | Impact
Eva Paterson

Today, too many progressive groups still remain disconnected from one another. In my view, coalitions are not optional. They are essential. Without joining hands with each other, we cannot achieve ambitious goals.

It Takes a Movement: Why a 'Movement' Is Necessary -- Part 3

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Social change does not ultimately rest on who is in the White House, but a movement outside D.C. What we need to re-learn now is the choreography of the "outside/inside dance" that real social change always requires.