People Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
John Oliver speaks about charter schools on his HBO show. (Screenshot)
What do an education historian and a late-night comedian have in common? Shared opposition to the fraud and abuse associated with charter schools and other privatization efforts, of course. On Thursday, longtime educator and activist Diane Ravitch encouraged her readers to start a campaign of thanks to comedian John Oliver, who devoted a segment...
Nika Knight, staff writer
As peaceful prayer camps grow in North Dakota against the controversial Dakota...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
With the goal of carrying the progressive vision far past Election Day, Bernie...

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Leading Black and Palestinian cultural workers, scholars, and organizers have extended a powerful message of solidarity across bounds of occupation, incarceration, and deadly persecution with their release Tuesday of a video entitled, "When I see them, I see us." Co-written by Black activist and Stanford graduate Kristian Davis-Bailey and Palestinian poet and author Remi Kanazi, the short video features figures from Lauryn Hill to Cornel West to Ahmed Abuznaid. The aim, in the words of...