North Carolina’s protest movement has galvanized the state’s progressives, but couldn’t stop 2014’s Republican tide. Its leaders say they’re just getting started.
The American Prospect
On the Becket Fund, a little-known firm that has become the leading force in the fight for corporations seeking a religious exemption from covering employees’ birth control.
Inmates work for hours each day and yet have no labor rights.
He was the poster boy for the movement to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Now Dan Choi is sleeping on a couch, smoking too much weed, watching TED talks and wondering what he’ll do with the rest of his life.
They have lost five years of life expectancy and no one knows why.
Why three young undocumented activists intentionally got themselves detained.
On the hundreds of corpses that go unindentified every year along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The former chancellor of New York City schools was not, in fact, “a child of the streets. He was not an academically unmotivated student. He did not come from a deprived family background. He did not grow up in public housing as we understand it today.”
A profile of life in Owsley County, one of the poorest in the country.