Climate activists walked out of classrooms and workplaces in more than 150 countries on Friday, Sept. 20 to demand stronger action on climate change. Mass mobilizations like this have become increasingly common in recent years. Continue reading
By Lauren McCauley, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 10-24-2016Progressive icon and anti-war activist turned California lawmaker Tom Hayden passed on Sunday at the age of 76.
Hayden dedicated his life to peace, social justice, and activism: from the 1960s, when he helped found the New Left and worked to organize black southern sharecroppers, to building—alongside his former wife, actress Jane Fonda—a California political machine that for decades advanced progressive candidates and measures. Continue reading
2014 has seen many loses. One of the greatest of those loses is that of Maya Angelou. Interviewed here by one of her students, her timeless message is one of the most important ones to take forward into the New Year.
We miss you, Maya.