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Human Rights: watch-listen

No Perfect Victims Convening 2017

Between 1977 and 2007, the population of U.S women prisoners grew by 800% with an annual growth rate doubling that of men over many years. The vast majority of incarcerated and criminalized women (trans and non-trans) have previous histories of … Continue reading

Citizen Journalism On The Rise

“I think a journalist’s role is to contextualize, to report, to try and be factual, to use stories to illustrate the human condition. I also would add to that–though many people will stop there– it’s to be progressive. Progressive, meaning … Continue reading

Democractic Eco-Socialism

“Due to the shortcomings of efforts to create socialism in the twentieth century, the notion of socialism has been discredited in many quarters. […] Nevertheless, it is important for progressive people to come to terms with the historical discrepancies between … Continue reading

Confronting Racial Bias At Work

“It’s increasingly hard for workers to be able to prove discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.” — Evelyn Rangel Medina, Executive Director, ROC-The Bay

Who Is Oscar López Rivera?

Celebrities, politicians and activists, ranging from Bernie Sanders​ to Lin-Manuel Miranda​ and Archbishop Desmond Tutu​, are asking President Obama​ to grant clemency to a man who was part of a militant group that fought for Puerto Rican independence.

Islamophobia killed my brother

On February 10, 2015, Suzanne Barakat’s brother Deah, her sister-in-law Yusor and Yusor’s sister Razan were murdered by their neighbor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The perpetrator’s story, that he killed them over a traffic dispute, went unquestioned by the … Continue reading

First Nelson Mandela interview

An interview with Nelson Mandela by ITN’s Brian Widlake in 1961. Mandela speaks about the vote, fundamental rights, and state violence.