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Reforming Prosecutor Power – Especially After Roe.

Prosecutors are immensely powerful, especially now, after the overthrow of Roe. They decide which cases to bring, what charges to make and what sentences to ask for. Until this year, only internal...

The Forgotten Coup, January 6th & the Small Town Americans on the Frontlines of...

Could a successful coup happen in the US? The ongoing Congressional hearings into the events of January 6 show that just a handful of election officials in several key states stood between...

Linda Villarosa on the End of Roe: A Death Sentence for Women of Color?

Is the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health a death sentence for women of color? The overturning of Roe v. Wade not only creates an abortion disaster for millions...

Yellowstone at 150: Can Indigenous Stewardship Save Our Parks?

150 years after Congress established Yellowstone National Park, it remains the jewel of a system that comprises some 400 national parks. But for Indigenous Americans, the history is bitter. Thousands were forced...

Collective Real Estate: Land Without Landlords?

Decades of discrimination have left millions of African Americans shut out of the housing market and at risk of being targeted by predatory lenders and exploitative loans. But capital collectives pool resources...

Climate Change Journalism: Moving Frontline Communities from the Sideline to the Center

Could a city reduce violent crime by planting more trees? How will the culture of work adapt to the climate crisis? What will increased flooding in the Global South do to U.S....

LANDBACK: A Tipi Village Takes on Healing & Homelessness

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Laura reports from “He Sapa‘’, the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota where NDN Collective is reclaiming ancestral lands to address homelessness, addiction and violence against Native Americans....

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...

These Films Keep People Out of Prison

What if judges could know a person more completely before sentencing them to prison? An organization called Complete Picture uses the power of film and storytelling to give judges an in-depth, humanizing...

Kimberlé Crenshaw & Soledad O’Brien Call Out the Media on Critical Race Theory

The right wing has found its newest racist wedge issue: Critical Race Theory. This decades-old movement in legal scholarship has suddenly become a talking point for GOP activists, and a widely misused...

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