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Trump-era civil disobedience has feminist roots

On June 28, 630 people were arrested in a women-led march against the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Those arrested, including Democratic Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal and actress Susan Sarandon, were charged with unlawfully demonstrating after staging a sit-in in the Philip A. Hart Senate Office Building. More than 2,500 women from 47 states had poured into DC to participate in the action.

On June 28, 630 people were arrested in a women-led march against the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Those arrested, including Democratic Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal and actress Susan Sarandon, were charged with unlawfully demonstrating after staging a ...

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Five years after Hurricane Sandy, thousands march in NYC

To honor the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York and New Jersey, thousands of people, including myself, marched over the Brooklyn Bridge last weekend. We marched to remember the victims of the storm and stand in solidarity with survivors of Hurricane Maria – but also to demand concrete action from our elected officials on climate change. 

To honor the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York and New Jersey, thousands of people, including myself, marched over the Brooklyn Bridge last weekend. We marched to remember ...

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Why Yale Graduate Teachers Were Arrested for Fighting Workplace Sexual Harassment

[Eds. note: This post was co-written by Will Bloom, Emily Villano, Jordan Laris Cohen, Charles Du, Amit Jain, Zak Manfredi, Kate Redburn, and Dana Bolger, students at Yale Law School.]

Yesterday morning twenty-three graduate teachers at Yale were arrested after shutting down the streets of New Haven to demand the administration address the pervasive sexual harassment they face as workers at the university. They called on Yale to begin negotiating a union contract that would strengthen protections against harassment of graduate teachers.

[Eds. note: This post was co-written by Will Bloom, Emily Villano, Jordan Laris Cohen, Charles Du, Amit Jain, Zak Manfredi, Kate Redburn, and Dana Bolger, students at Yale Law School.]

Yesterday morning twenty-three graduate teachers at Yale were arrested ...

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Happy MLK Day! Five Facts To Refute The Sanitization Of Martin Luther King’s Legacy

It’s a metaphor for the complexities of contemporary America that a week that begins with celebrating one of the country’s most heroic Black activists will end with the inauguration of a racist, fascist, authoritarian white leader.

It’s a metaphor for the complexities of contemporary America that a week that begins with celebrating one of the country’s most heroic Black activists will end with the inauguration of a racist, fascist, authoritarian white leader.

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“What Do You Want The World To Look Like?” Pussy Riot Slam Trump in New Music Video

Pussy Riot, the kick-ass, controversial Russian all female pop-punk protest group, have released a new song and video titled “Make America Great Again,” featuring a NSFW, caustic, sharp, no-holds-barred imagining of America under Donald Trump.

Pussy Riot, the kick-ass, controversial Russian all female pop-punk protest group, have released a new song and video titled “Make America Great Again,” featuring a NSFW, caustic, sharp, no-holds-barred imagining of America under Donald Trump.

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Harvard Dining Hall Workers Strike Enters Third Week as “Tentative Agreement” Reached

For over two weeks now, Harvard’s Dining Hall Workers, of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, have been participating in a historic strike to protest cuts to their health coverage and to demand a living wage.

For over two weeks now, Harvard’s Dining Hall Workers, of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, have been participating in a historic strike to protest cuts to their health coverage and to demand a living wage.

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