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Chicago's Youth Push Back Against Mayor's Proposed "Cop Academy"; Demand More Investment in Communities

February 23, 2018 - 1:54am
Chicago's Youth Push Back Against Mayor's Proposed "Cop Academy"; Demand More Investment in Communities

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (C) and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson (R) attend a police academy graduation and promotion ceremony in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier on June 15, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images)

Exxon's Conspiracy Charges Aim to Derail Climate Lawsuits

February 23, 2018 - 1:20am

Oil giant ExxonMobil is engaged in unprecedented efforts to sue and harass in court the very people who are investigating and suing the company over global warming. Faced with determined efforts by states and localities to hold it and other fossil fuel companies accountable for contributing to, and concealing the evidence of, climate change, Exxon is crying foul, contending that it's the victim of politically- and financially-motivated conspiracies.

I'm Dreaming About a Modern World That Doesn't Erase Its Indigenous Intelligence

February 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
I'm Dreaming About a Modern World That Doesn't Erase Its Indigenous Intelligence

For some, it was only four generations ago that more than 90 percent of Indigenous relatives experienced an almost apocolyptic genocide. Native America might always feel the grief from that loss because colonial disruption is still here and its violence permeates every aspect of American culture and politics. Every aspect of Indigenous lives suffers from this violent structure.Sinéad Talley (Photo: Karuk and Yurok)

At White House Lie-in, Teens Call on Congress to "Protect Kids, Not Guns"

February 21, 2018 - 2:17am
At White House Lie-in, Teens Call on Congress to "Protect Kids, Not Guns"

Washington, DC, area students and supporters protest against gun violence with a lie-in outside of the White House on Monday, February 19, 2018, after 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week. (Photo: Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call)

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