From the early days of Harvey Milk's activism (as portrayed by Emile Hirsch in the Oscar-winning movie Milk), to the founding of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and today's struggle for equal marriage, veteran activist Cleve Jones has been at the center of the LGBT rights movement for the last thirty years.
Melissa Severin is originally from Omaha, Nebraska where she spent many summers detasseling corn. She doesn't have a dream job-her dreams do not involve jobs-but she earned her MFA in Poetry from New England College and is managing editor for Switchback Books.
With the dramatic downturn in the housing market --and new state and federal legislation introduced to support families in crisis and boost the economy -- local advocates and policymakers must re-assess the primary housing policy initiatives that they have relied upon for many years.
Listen in as Winona LaDuke gives prepared remarks on “Seed Sovereignty: Who Owns the Seeds of the World, Bio-Piracy, Genetic Engineering and Food Security” for the Jane Addams Birthday Conversation on Peace and Justice.
America's metropolitan regions are the economic engines for the United States, and the best hope to move the country forward. Our next president will start with a clean slate on the thorny issues that threaten the health and prosperity of all Americans.