Climate activist attacks on works by van Gogh, Vermeer, and other art world titans are the latest in a tradition of destruction that hearkens to the early Christian zealots.
How Mentally Ill People Fight for Their Rights
In the 1970s, a time of mass deinstitutionalization, former patients came together to found the Psychiatric Inmates Liberation Movement.
What is Dance Activism?
An aesthetic of resistance and a form of protest against racist ideologies, dance activism has become a meaningful part of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Debt Forgiveness and Jubilee 2000
Erasing student loans is a hot topic of conversation now. In the 1990s, debt forgiveness was an international movement.
Noam Chomsky: There’s Reason for Hope
The celebrated linguist and scholar on his new book on global climate change, the mediated reality of Fox News, and the economics of the Green New Deal.
A Century of Black Youth Activism
The history of the 1950s and 1960s Civil Rights Movement is widely studied, but young Black Americans have been organizing for justice for much longer.
Anti-Imperialist Propaganda Posters from OSPAAAL
OSPAAAL, the international, pro-communist organization formed in 1966, decried American imperialism with powerful propaganda.
Five Decades of Black Activism in St. Louis
Elizabeth Hinton, Percy Green II, Robin D. G. Kelley, Tef Poe, George Lipsitz, and Jamala Rogers trace the history from Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter.
Who Was Bayard Rustin?
And why is he left out of the history of the civil rights movement?
From Gay Liberation to Marriage Equality
One scholar explains how the LGBT movement became focused on advancing the rights of a narrow set of people at the expense of its once-radical vision.