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Posted by | July 6, 2015
Trans Organizers Are Winning the Internet

Transgender people of color are building deep community online and demanding accountability across the progressive movement and in the halls of power. Despite constant violence and erasure, even in movement...

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Posted by | June 22, 2015
State Caucus: Pennsylvania

Come to one of our state and regional caucuses to meet folks from your home area and hear what others are working on.

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Posted by | May 30, 2015
The Second Shift in 2015: Why #TooBusyToFail Burnout Culture is Hurting Us All

Despite the growth of women in leadership since Arlie Hochschild coined the term in 1989, the second shift is alive and well in 2015. Full-time working women still shoulder twice...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
State Battlegrounds: The Real Fight for Voting Rights

Nearly two dozen states have passed new voting restrictions since the 2010 election. At the same time, several states have moved to improve access to the ballot. Congressional and court...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
People Power: Energy, Electricity and Climate Justice

Dirty fossil fuel utilities are opposing progressive change, raising rates and killing the planet, but people across the country, led by youth and First Nations activism, are taking back power....

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Water, Drought and Climate Change in the Southwest and Beyond

Water is important everywhere, and nowhere is that more apparent than here in the deserts of the Southwest. Access to water, droughts and water policies affect everyone in the region...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Border Vigilantes and their Bullshit: Countering the Falsehoods that Fuel Violent Nativist Movements

Last summer saw the return of the vigilante border-watch 'Minutemen' movement, a revival of the bad old days when far-right extremists prowled the borderlands with weapons and threatening rhetoric. The...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
New Voices, New Visionaries: Towards a Migrant Justice Movement Led from the Queer and Trans Frontlines

Undocumented and previously detained trans and queer migrants will discuss how their experiences have illuminated and defined the need for structural change in U.S. society to address racism, homo and...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Networking with Indigenous Communities

The Southwest is rich with traditions, cultures and nationalities. Indigenous families and communities are impacted by issues like natural resource extraction and immigration‚ issues that impact the health of the...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Organizing Workers in the New Economy

The decline of unions has been a major factor in the rise of income inequality. Yet we cannot look to old tools to rebuild worker power. In the new economy,...

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