As thousands of activists prepare for the reality of a Trump administration, what's at stake for the broader movement to rein in police practices? From federal police to beat cops, we may well see draconian policy changes and the rolling back of hard-won civil rights.
As people around the world express frustration with their politicians and forms of government, the people of Cherán, Mexico, are trying out self-governance. They want to demonstrate that a safer and better society is possible under Indigenous Purépecha ancestral practices.
Citing irreparable harm caused to residents of Flint, Michigan, by their lack of access to clean drinking water, a federal judge has ordered state officials to comply with an earlier order and start delivering bottled water. Officials are reportedly working on a plan to comply with the order even as they prepare to challenge it.