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Detroit Pistons Coach Stan Van Gundy Pens Stirring Essay in Support of Athletes Who Kneel

While scores of players have registered their disgust with Donald Trump, professional coaches across three of the four major sports leagues have …

Stan Van Gundy

ICE Reportedly Detained a 40-Year-Old Massachusetts Mother for Political Reasons

Siham Byah, a 40-year-old Massachusetts woman with an eight-year-old son, was placed in ICE custody on November 7 after she went to a check-in at the …

Immigration

6 Environmental Activists Killed for Trying to Protect the Planet

A disturbing number of people are losing their lives in an effort to protect undeveloped land, preserve natural resources and defend community …

Latin America

NFL Players Association supports the right to protest during the national anthem

Amid the controversy surrounding symbolic protests during the national anthem on game days, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) released a statement …

NFL Players Association

Columbus Day Protests: Calls for Indigenous Peoples’ Day across the US

First landing of Columbus on the shores of the New World, at San Salvador, W.I., Oct. 12th 1492. ( Painting : Dióscoro Teófilo Puebla Tolín. …

Social Justice

New Police Crimes Database Provides Law Enforcement Accountability Tool

The BGSU database may prove to be a powerful tool for the Black Lives Matter movement.In September, Bowling Green State University in Ohio published …

Policing

Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday it had approved Alphabet Inc’s application to provide emergency cellular service to …

Puerto Rico

Kaepernick, Patriotism, and the Perversion of Protest

Art by Evan McCarthy | CC BY 2.0In the opening pages of his Symbolic Uses of Politics, sociologist Murray Edelman writes, “Political forms thus come …

Colin Kaepernick

Bitter Silicon Valley bros form support groups to help each other forgo nearly all contact with women

The scandal surrounding former Google engineer James Damore — who was fired after he wrote a manifesto claiming most women aren’t cut out to work in …

NFL Stars Defy Breitbart Haters on Colin Kaepernick

In a few short years, Colin Kaepernick has gone from quarterback of the future to spokesman for social justice. But what he would really like right …

Breitbart News

People Who Trip on Psychedelics Are More Likely to Be Environmentally Conscious

A common refrain of people emerging from hallucinatory highs, whether LSD, mescaline or magic mushrooms, is that consciousness-altering psychedelic …

Psychology

Protesters march through St. Louis after policeman’s acquittal in fatal shooting of black man

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Activists marched through two upscale shopping malls and into the streets of St. Louis on Saturday, marking a second day of …

More Protests Expected in St. Louis Over Acquittal of White Police Officer in Killing of a Black Man

Demonstrators were expected to reconvene near St. Louis on Sunday afternoon for a third day of protests, following the acquittal of a white former …

Policing

Bill Moyers: Renowned Psychiatrist Warns That Trump Is a Danger to Us All

<i>There will not be a book published this fall more urgent, important, or controversial than</i> The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, <i>the work of 27</i> …

Donald Trump

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To guard against climate change, Los Angeles is painting its streets white

They plan to lower the temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years. Los Angeles Pixabay Labor Day weekend delivered record-breaking temperatures …

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Nationwide Immigration Protests Erupt After Trump Ends DACA

As Politico reported Sunday night that Donald Trump was planning to end DACA on Tuesday morning, immigration advocacy groups sprang into action, …

Immigration

‘Force them out of the shadows’: Activist calls white supremacists cowards who are living in fear

White supremacy can only flourish in the dark, a prominent antifa member explained in a Vox interview.<p>Daryle Jenkins, 49, has become a prominent …

The Comedian as Activist: Remembering Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory changed my life. No, I never met him, and I saw him on stage just one time. No, I was not a fan in the usual way of following a public …

Hippies, Radicals, Pranksters: Jerry Rubin Has a Bio and Paul Krassner Has a Review

Pat Thomas, the author of “Did iT! From Yippie to Yuppie: Jerry Rubin, an American Revolutionary,” had noticed that there were six books about …

Republican National Convention

Despite being trapped these bakers spent days making bread for other hurricane survivors

By the time these Mexican bakers were ready to go home, the floodwaters were already too high. Instead of worrying about the fate of their city, …

California restaurant owner blames ‘war on whites’ after customers flee over his David Duke donation

A California restaurant owner shut down his business after his campaign contribution to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke was revealed.<p>Election …

A Strong Opinion: Stop Counter-Protesting

<b>First, My Definition</b><p>Counter Protest: an organized response, on the same day, at the same time and in the same place as a previously planned</b> …

The Activists Who Helped Shut Down Trump’s CEO Councils

The CEOs who made up two White House advisory councils have fled like rats on a sinking ship. Their exodus — a dramatic rebuke of Donald Trump — came …

NAACP Calls for Boycott If Kaepernick Remains Unsigned

<i>August 20, 2017, 8:21 AM GMT</i><p>Two prominent organizations showed support for quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his inability to catch on with an NFL …

After Charlottesville, a Surge in Anti-Racism Rallies Across the Country

Sadie, 3, wore red-rimmed sunglasses to the Rally for Peace and Sanity at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York. As elected officials denounced …

Robert Reich: A National Calamity in the Making

The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia today is a national calamity. It is a product of white supremacists and home grown terrorists.<p>Donald Trump …

Why Animal Sentience Matters—and Why We Need a Charter for Animal Compassion

What is the role of the artist and the writer in an age of animal suffering, wildlife destruction and species extinctions? In 50 years, when our …