Monday, 23 January 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Women's March Outshines the Inauguration

    By Katie Klabusich and Zach Roberts, Truthout | Report

    Numbers for the Women's March far exceeded anyone's expected guess, according to the New York Times over 700,000 people took to the streets for the Women's March. (Photo: Zach Roberts) Numbers for the Women's March far exceeded anyone's expected guess; the Guardian estimated that participation in the Washington march reached 1 million. (Photo: Zach Roberts)

    Debates over intersectionality and inclusion continued in the final days leading up to the Women's March on Washington, which inspired sister marches in an estimated 673 cities across the world. Truthout spoke with participants in the DC march about why they came, how it felt to participate and the hard work that lies ahead for all of our overlapping movements.

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  • Labor Organizing in 2017: Looking Beyond Trump's Lies on Jobs

    Labor Organizing in 2017: Looking Beyond Trump's Lies on Jobs

    By David L. Wilson, Truthout | Op-Ed

    If we think of manufacturing as a source of good jobs now, it's only because working people organized to make it that way. Now that we are faced with a service economy, we need to organize in that sector in the same way that our predecessors organized in the manufacturing industry.

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  • Life After Exoneration: Alison Flowers Discusses What Comes Next

    Life After Exoneration: Alison Flowers Discusses What Comes Next

    By Maya Schenwar, Truthout | Interview

    When a person is exonerated, they generally leave prison empty-handed, with no medical or counseling services to help them along, says journalist Alison Flowers in this interview. Contrary to media accounts of happy endings, exoneration is usually just the beginning of a painful and lonely process of rebuilding a life.

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