A continuing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is shattering the perception that only residents of poor countries are denied access to this basic human right.
"I’ve been asked to protect this piece of land and I intend to do it," said one water protector at a construction shutdown on Labor Day.
"We are almost like a third-world country in one of the most prosperous nations in the world."
Unions are critical to mobilizing even white working class voters for a progressive agenda. Democrats need to do more to strengthen them.
Women turn to environmental activism later in life due to health concerns, deep community investments, and, according to 75-year-old Peggy Gish, because they have "more freedom to get around, to have time—to get arrested!”
“Abortion stigma is everywhere. In medical institutions ... even among people who have abortions, and the only way we can ever hope to overcome stigma is to talk about it."