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Posted by | June 6, 2017
What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Love—radical, revolutionary, fierce love—is the only force powerful enough to create the world we want and need. In a time of uncertainty and fear, love navigates in ways that linear...

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Posted by | June 6, 2017
Take the Donkey by the Tail: How (and Why) to Take Over Your Local Democratic Party

Republicans now control the White House, the Senate, the House of Representatives, two thirds of State Houses, and the majority of Governorships. Why? Many point to a Democratic Party that...

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Posted by | June 6, 2017
Battling the Stigma: The Media’s Role in the Fight for Repro Justice

Media has always played an important role in changing hearts and minds, and today's abortion debate is no exception. Although great strides have been made in the way we view...

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Immigrant Resistance in Red States

Racist, criminalizing state laws already made Georgia a tough state for immigrants. While the current regime poses an enormous challenge to immigrant rights—especially in red states like Georgia—a thriving resistance...

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Increasing Women’s Access to Health Care Under Trump

It’s more important than ever to fight for increased access to care and reproductive freedom for women. Donald Trump may say he “cherishes” women and will be the”best” president for...

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UnKoch My Campus: Resisting the Political Corruption of Higher Education

Koch funding is infiltrating our nation's universities at an unprecedented rate. This is because, by Charles Koch's own admission, universities are his most important resources for achieving political control. This...

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Forging a State-led Path to Climate Justice in the Era of Trump

In the face of the Trump administration's sweeping rollbacks of federal climate and environmental justice programs, it's now up to states to lead the fight for a safe, just and...

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Climate Change: Who Will Be Hit First and Worst if We Don’t Act?

So you’ve heard about Flint and Standing Rock, right? For every frontline community that makes the news, hundreds more don’t. People are speaking out about the poison and pollution they’ve...

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Gamify Your Activism: Developing Automation Tools for Grassroots Advocacy

Message boards, e-mail lists, and easily built campaign websites improved the efficiency of grassroots activism through the 90s and 00s. As we move into an era of augmented reality and...

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How to Embed Creative Digital Storytelling Into Your Activism

Direct action, protest, and mass mobilization have long helped progressive organizers win for our movements and look to be a fixture of resistance in the Trump era. But the way...

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