The ADL found that Massachusetts was second only to Texas last year in the total number of hate incidents. You read that right: only the Lone Star State experienced more neo-Nazi propaganda than Massachusetts.
The 28th Amendment will end the disastrous experiment in the theory that money is speech and corporations are people. It will stop the flood of special interest money and give Americans an equal right to participate and be represented as citizens in this republic.
At the height of the ‘60s, a group of young women in Chicago dropped out of the male-dominated civil rights and anti-war movements to do something about terrible experiences pregnant women were facing.
Pausing to savor partial successes is one way to sustain ourselves in the struggle to preserve democracy and build a fairer, more sustainable country. It's been a hell of a week, even if we're working for so much more. Enjoy it!
Residents of Texas who need access to abortion must now leave their home state to access care. Texans are essentially living as if it were 1972, before Roe vs. Wade. Anyone who seeks abortion care — and those who help them — can be severely penalized.
I recently completed the 5-session workshop entitled “White People Challenging Racism (WPCR) – Moving from Talk to Action.” I signed up for this with some trepidation, not knowing what to expect. I am a white woman in my 60s and, to be honest, in the early stage of my racial awareness journey.