One Ugly Law About to go to President for signature.

Direct Attack on Planned Parenthood Plunges Ahead (or maybe that should be …Into the Darkness?) I don’t mind being dramatic. But I would prefer to be less cynical. Unfortunately, I’ve been through too many political battles to avoid an occassional attitude. I have an attitude, not just about this law – but Read More …

Disguised under the flag of fairness.

When policy change isn’t meant to be fair. Get a preview of our environmental features in the April People and the Environment Edition of Advocacy News. When is a change in policy a sensitivity test? Advocates are discussing how alarming rollbacks in Climate Change regulations are going to bring irreparable disaster. Others Read More …

Pay attention, Geraldo Rivera, the story is student loan justice, not Al Capone.

“Who is that guy?” Geraldo Rivera asked, sounding equal parts annoyed and intrigued, as a man danced past the window behind him for the tenth time. Geraldo Rivera should have known. A moment earlier, the man had spun his sign into clear view, just behind Rivera’s head. It said “StudentLoanJustice.Org.” Read More …

#NoDAPL comes to DC – photo feature. Native Nations Rise.

-Melody Curtiss It’s more than the magical appearance of the well-lit tipi encampment shining in the darkness on the National Mall that lifts the spirit today – but that would be enough to generate excitement. It is beautiful. My daylight experience of the March on the White House – (yes, Read More …

How a Westboro Baptist Church Refugee Became the Embodiment of #ResistHate

Melody Curtiss If you haven’t seen Megan Phelps-Roper’s Ted-talk yet, you should watch it. It’s linked on our Editorial Board review page. She describes how the way her detractors engaged her, encouraged her to think, then changed her perspective, changed her mind, and finally changed her life. Megan’s best opposition Read More …

President Trump’s Kinder, Gentler Refugee A-Ban-donment

Trump’s revised travel ban may kinder and gentler, and some of the implementation language more thought out – but it is not going unchallenged – as of March 9, 2017 by Washington State and Hawaii. Minnesota, New York and Oregon have joined Washington State AG Bob Ferguson in seeking to Read More …