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  • How to Create an "Ecology of Change" by Combining Movement Uprisings With Long-Term Organizing

    By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

    Transformational change attempts to achieve long-term social, political and economic change through combining acts of resistance and movement-building. Transformational change attempts to achieve long-term social, political and economic change through combining acts of resistance and movement-building. (Photo: niXerKG / Flickr)

    In this interview, Mark and Paul Engler, authors of This Is an Uprising, examine the strategy differences between traditional schools of organizing and mass mobilizations. They argue that each plays an important role in creating social change and should be used in conjunction to be most effective in reaching a shared goal.

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  • AmeriCorps Becomes New Target for Anti-Abortion Legislators

    AmeriCorps Becomes New Target for Anti-Abortion Legislators

    By Katie Klabusich, Truthout | Report

    A recent investigation found that six AmeriCorps members were trained as abortion doulas to give emotional support to patients. Now, Republican Rep. Tom Cole and other anti-abortion lawmakers are calling for a larger investigation into government-funded community health centers.

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  • Story of Incarcerated Teen Shows Injustice of Juvenile Imprisonment

    Story of Incarcerated Teen Shows Injustice of Juvenile Imprisonment

    By Eleanor J. Bader, Truthout | Book Review

    When Karter Kane Reed was 16, he killed another teen. After being tried as an adult and convicted of murder, he spent 20 years in jail. Jean Trounstine's account of Reed's crime, punishment and life after prison illuminates the injustice of incarcerating children.

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