This “Old Guy With a Sign” Protests Trump Every Single Day

Gale McCray has never been politically active, but since the election he’s become a fixture at a Fort Worth, Texas, intersection.

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The Brewing Battle Over Venice Beach’s Homeless Crisis

In one of the hippest (and priciest) places in America, homeless shelters are overcapacity and tent cities are on the rise. While many residents are eager to sweep the streets clean, one homeless artist sees a chance to build community.

They Risked Everything to Fight for Freedom in South Africa. Why Are They Still Living in Poverty?

They fled their homes as teenagers to join the righteous resistance. Decades later, South Africa’s anti-apartheid warriors are still wondering why their beloved country has never had their back.

Undocumented People Are Planning Who Will Take Over Their Leases and Custody of Their Kids if They’re Deported

With ICE raids on the rise across the U.S., people are banding together to craft crisis plans in case the worst happens.

These Liberals are Pumping Iron So They Can Be Strong Enough to Fight Fascists

Some leftists got sad after the election. Others got angry. These guys got jacked.

He Lost Everything Trying to Reach the U.S. – and Still Has 1,000 Miles to Go

We’ve heard the horror stories of crossing the border from Mexico. But one migrant’s time dodging gangsters and riding atop freight trains reveals the perilous journey thousands take just to make it through Mexico.

Trump-Era Anti-Semitism Changed My Family – We Started Going to Synagogue

Religion was never a big part of my life. But when a JCC near my home was targeted in a bomb threat, practicing Judaism felt like a crucial act of resistance.

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Activists Took Over This Abandoned Athens Hotel…and Gave it to Refugees

By | February 7, 2017

After months of subsisting in overcrowded camps, migrants turned an empty building in the Greek capital into a remarkable experiment in self-managed living.
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