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Arundhati Roy: Freedom, Fascism, Fiction and the Pandemic Portal

Two years ago this month, the first cases of Covid-19 were reported in the United States. “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew,” wrote...

Kristina Wong & Rebecca Solnit: The Power of Art & Aunties

“Had the government stepped in and done its job, had they not advocated against vaccines and mask mandates, we wouldn't have been frantically gathering our children to cut up bedsheets to make...

How Radical Self Love Can Heal the World

It’s that time of year when we all need resilience: elections, holidays, the change of seasons. Many of us need fortitude to get through. Reverend Dr. Jacqui Lewis would add that we...

How Critical Race Theory Changed an Election & What Dems Could Do About It

From the contest for governor of Virginia to school board races across the country, opposition to Critical Race Theory proved an effective tactic for Republican candidates to defeat Democrats in this November’s...

In Buffalo with India Walton: An Insurgent Candidate Runs for Mayor

Eyes across the nation are on the mayoral election in Buffalo, New York, where insurgent candidate India Walton could become the first Black woman—and democratic socialist—to lead the city. Laura Flanders first...

AOC & Noam Chomsky: The Way Forward

In this historic, inter-generational meeting of minds, Laura Flanders brings together New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and MIT professor emeritus Noam Chomsky—for the first time ever—to discuss the way forward for people,...

Community Safety in a Time of Insurrection

The last US soldier to leave Afghanistan returned home this August, but private security personnel long outnumbered US troops in that war, and the for-profit business of training guns-for-hire is...

A Para/Military Industrial Complex is Growing in Americans’ Backyards

Hoffman, North Carolina, population 588, is a majority Black town in...

Do Black Lives Matter to Big Banks?

A national uprising in the wake of the murder of George Floyd pressured corporations and big banks to acknowledge their own roles in systemic racism. Many made sweeping promises to support Black-owned...

The Complete Picture of Our Work Culture

What if we told the people we cared about just what we thought of them more often, and not just the bad stuff...

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