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.
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.
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.