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  • Fighting for Seats at the Table: A Poor People's Movement in a Rustbelt Town

    By Jack Shuler, Truthout | Report

    In this painting by community organizer Allen Schwartz, people line up to get school supplies for their children in Newark. (Artwork: Allen Schwartz)In this painting by community organizer Allen Schwartz, people line up to get school supplies for their children in Newark. (Artwork: Allen Schwartz)

    The Newark Think Tank on Poverty -- a group of working class and self-identified poor people in Ohio -- goes directly to those in power through lobbying efforts and one-on-one meetings, a model for organizing that has empowered members and already created change.

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  • Learning, Dreaming, Winning: Demanding Racial Justice Through University Sit-Ins

    Learning, Dreaming, Winning: Demanding Racial Justice Through University Sit-Ins

    By Sarah Rosenblatt, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

    Following similar student-led actions at the University of Missouri, Claremont McKenna and University of California at Davis, a sit-in to protest institutional racism at Seattle University's Mateo Ricci College has succeeded in forcing a high-up administrator to step down.

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  • President Obama's Lethal Climate Legacy

    President Obama's Lethal Climate Legacy

    By Zhiwa Woodbury, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Oceans have turned into watery graveyards, agriculture as we know it is doomed, and climate mortality is on the rise, thanks to conflicts over disappearing resources. Still, under Obama, the US has become the number one producer of fossil fuels.

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