Category: Editor’s Picks

Leap Thunder Bay Plans a City Council Takeover In 2018

A Thunder Bay group has unveiled a localized version of the Leap Manifesto—and a bold proposal for how to enact the platform, by running a slate of Leap candidates for City Council in next year’s municipal election.

Beyond Voting: Skills You Need to Get Shit Done in a Democracy

It is not enough to just resist Trump and his agenda—we need an organizing approach that rebuilds our democracy from the ground up.

Leaping Beyond the Prison Walls

How a group of incarcerated students and their teacher launched a year-long exploration of the Leap Manifesto, and what they learned along the way.

Hundreds of Arkansas Teachers Request Howard Zinn’s A People’s History

In solidarity with Arkansas educators and students, the Zinn Education Project is offering to send a book by Howard Zinn and A People’s History for the Classroom to any Arkansas teacher who requests them.

How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Trump: Guidelines for a Unified Response

Forging a force that can effectively counter Trumpism requires change that will involve tension within each movement as well as between them, but that may be necessary if either is to have a future.