On the Ground at J Street Conference 2019

Naomi Chazan prefaced her comments with the rhetorical question, “Can one be overly critical of a country one loves?”

Climate Strike in NYC Sends Powerful Message

Greta Thunberg noted that when power brokers come to the United Nations, “The eyes of the world will be on them.”

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence – A New Exhibit Tells the True Story

As we move toward 2020 and a presidential election, what better time to look back at the fight it took for women to gain the right to vote — and how sectors of the American female population were overlooked, despite their contributions to the struggle. The show is structured by chronology and themes: Radical Women: […]

“Imprisoned”: Film Combines Social Justice with Love Story

The Prison-Industrial Complex as an entity is finally beginning to seep into the consciousness of Americans. How and why the United States incarcerates it citizens, the role that race plays, and the approaches pitting punishment and containment against rehabilitation, are becoming more mainstream topics.

From Comedy to Rallying Against the Patriarchy: Lizz Winstead’s Journey

Sure, she’s funny, as she proved on The Daily Show. Now she’s using her skills to work for reproductive rights for all.

On the Ground at Netroots Nation 2019

“This administration is working overtime to bring us back to medieval times. We’re not just spinning our wheels. We’re showing people what we want to do. Let’s go out and change this country!

“At War” (En Guerre): A French Look at Labor Relations

In “At War” (“En Guerre”), the French film directed by Stéphane Brizé and starring Vincent Lindon, we watch
a conflict between workers in an auto parts factory in the city of Agen in the southwest of France — and the suits who measure everything by shareholder satisfaction.

Reducing Energy, Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Staying Safe

In their report, Food and Water Watch outlines what a $500 billion investment in upgrading the energy efficiency of buildings, over a fifteen-year time span, would achieve.

A Child’s Cancer Leads Mother to Demand Answers

Follow your mom gut. We have been told for years now that we were overreacting.

The Trump Shutdown and the Environment

The EPA has determined that they need only a skeletal staff of 794 workers. It makes you wonder what their 13,000 colleagues were up to.