If you spend time with environmental activists, you'll find that most of us don't fit the stereotype. We won't scold you for driving the wrong car or turning up the heat on a cold day, and we probably tell more jokes about ourselves than any else.
Last Friday, Utah became the 18th state in the Union to start issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. I had a feeling it wouldn't be long until I saw the phrase 'activist judge.' Why do I always find the right wing so... predictable?
Many in the widespread coalition that make up "Heeding Cheyney's Call," are stating that the racially inequitable funding formula is the main reason that Cheyney, an all-time great institution, now has an all-time low student enrollment.
Between them, doctors Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers have been arrested nine times. In the face of injustice in America, rather than look the other way and stick to practicing medicine, they decided to do something about it.
He didn't know what the word entrepreneur was, but that didn't stop him from starting his own puppet show business in sixth grade and grossing a .50 cent profit, which he divided amongst his friends to buy chocolates.
On this week's Moyers & Company, historian and author Peter Dreier tells us that the current political crisis is fraught with possibility for progressives in America -- and shares the reasons he continues to be optimistic.