What young people are doing to make progressive change
A conversation with Reverend Lennox Yearwood and his thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s legacy.
Posted Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by Michael Cooper Jr.
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy, the president offered his suggestions on limiting gun violence in America.
Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Kevin Jersey
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Rep. Mike Thompson stop by the Center for American Progress to lead a panel on preventing gun violence.
Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Shawn Shaligram
One month after the tragic Newtown shooting, elected officials in Washington, DC, are set to begin debate on new gun policy solutions.
Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Abraham White
Swartz’s suicide comes just three months before his case was set to go to trial.
Posted Monday, January 14, 2013 by Shay O'Reilly
From anti-union laws backed by ALEC to guns in day-care centers, Michigan legislators aren’t listening to the voice of the people.
The only thing standing between DeChristopher and his dream job: The Bureau of Prisons.
Posted Thursday, December 13, 2012 by Shay O'Reilly
A panel manages to undermine both the intelligence of young adults and the reality of climate change.
Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by Sydney Hofferth
Republican leadership refuses to let the House vote on a bill that has already passed the Senate and that the President has pledged to sign, preventing tax hikes for 98 percent of Americans.
Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by Brian Stewart
Millennials are vital to a new—and environmentally sustainable—economic paradigm.
Posted Friday, December 7, 2012 in Opinions by Sarah Helinek
News on higher education and campus politics across the U.S.A.
At a policy speech at the Center for American Progress, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin said he’s optimistic that Congress can find a compromise.
Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by Jen Hicks
TIME magazine editors named Sandra Fluke to their list of 40 people nominated as the “Person of the Year,” and one Fox News anchor isn’t pleased.
Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by Sydney Hofferth
A report from a large demonstration in Maryland, and a look at why workers went on strike around the country.
Franchesca Ramsey, from ‘Shit White Girls Say…’ says grab a mic—or in her case, a webcam—and tell your story about the issues you care about.
Posted Monday, November 26, 2012 by Naima Ramos-Chapman
A massive relief effort builds on Occupy’s strengths, and seeks to rebuild communities on a deeper level.
As a burgeoning direct action movement takes shape across the country against the Keystone XL pipeline, will the president stay true to his recent remarks on climate change?
Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by Candice Bernd
Was Jezebel’s public shaming of racist teen posts exposing ignorance, or just feeding the trolls?
Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by Jamilya Ramos
The newest movement within Occupy Wall Street, Strike Debt, is working to buy up and forgive the debt of the 99%.
Posted Friday, November 16, 2012 by Sydney Hofferth