In two far-reaching radio interviews on "The Soap Box" with Eric Poulin, Henry Giroux elaborates on the failure of liberals who align themselves with repressive policies that benefit the rich and powerful and do not challenge the fundamental structures of domination.
The narrative of racial difference that was constructed during the era of slavery created a lasting ideology of white supremacy that figures into the history of racial injustice in mass incarceration in the United States, Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, tells Truthout.
In an era of seemingly unlimited threats to the environment, ocean health is one of the most urgent and severe challenges facing activists today. The oceans are under fire from almost uncountable ills, including rampant overfishing, ocean acidification, plastics pollution, oil spills and ocean dumping. Although the challenges are humbling, there are some activists who have faced them head-on, and with astounding success.