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Looking Up: The Trial

As I write this, the trial of two of the young women at the center of what has become called the UAlbany/CDTA “bus incident,” was beginning.

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Looking Up: Time for Hospitals to Step Up on Housing

Safe and affordable housing has emerged as one crucial factor affecting people’s health.

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Looking Up: No Matter Where You’re From

NIMBY reactions are predictable and loud in any primarily homeowner neighborhood, regardless of political affiliation or ideology

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Looking Up: They won’t need camps, they have prisons

There are real signs of fascism, but we also need to remember that history repeats, but not exactly.

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Looking Up: The protest learning curve

Organizing and resistance, especially large-scale protest, are in many ways an art form.

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Looking Up: Speak up, nonprofits!

The nonprofit sector can't afford to keep quiet any longer

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Looking Up: 8 Reasons to Stop Moralizing About “Peaceful” Protest

On the 21st we saw some of the largest protests this country has ever seen. It was truly amazing, but of course the real work is yet to come. There ar...

Looking Up: Let go of contempt

A few weeks back, I failed at one of my post-election resolutions—to fact check everything I post on social media before I post it. I’d been doing...

Looking Up: Jobs may be going away, but work isn’t

It’s all about the jobs, right? When you are talking about how this last presidential election turned out, it comes up over and over. It’s why som...

Looking Up: These things can all be true

In the couple weeks after the election, Kiese Laymon, author of Long Division and How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, took to periodica...