Gabriel Schirn is a multi-talented UA senior who is double majoring in chemical engineering and piano performance. Not only that, but he also knits, volunteers, bikes, enjoys poetry, swimming, and other activities. After a major biking accident that sent him to the hospital for nearly two weeks, he believes in making the most of each […]
Tucson based artist Xinyu Zhang prepares for her show ‘Wander Around’ at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Zhang combines digital and traditional art tools and practice to create works that question our relationship to reality in an increasingly digital world. Producer/Editor: Andrew Brown Photographers: Nate Huffman, Martin Rubio
Five years ago the US and Mexico cooperated on an unprecedented project: the release of water from the Morelos Dam outside of Yuma into the long desiccated Colorado River Delta. The water wasn’t allocated for cities or irrigation: it was for purely environmental purposes – to measure the revitalizing effect that just a little bit of […]
A suspicious fire and a white power symbol at a legendary leadership school in the U.S. South. And a brutal backlash to a women’s rights march in Pakistan. This week, persisting in the face of violence, with the co-executive directors of the Highlander Center in Tennessee and attorney and activist Nighat Dad. Featuring: Ash-Lee Woodard […]
Twelve years’ education is mandatory in Armenia, but for young Yazidi girls, it continues to be a dream. Many of them are forced to get married at the age of 15 or 16, once they’re considered “tall enough.” Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-yazidi-girls-school/29912653.html
Robert Moses ascended to unparalleled power in New York City during the 20th century, designing much of the city’s infrastructure and highway system. Moses “shaped all of New York City,” says Robert Caro, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Power Broker.” “You think you know what political power is. You don’t have the faintest idea.” #DemocracyNow […]
By covertly leveraging the financial desires of Texas oil contractors and liberal congressmembers, President Lyndon B. Johnson transformed economic need into political power. “Lyndon Johnson is a genius,” explains author Robert Caro, who won a Pulitzer for his biography of the late president. “Economic power creates political power.” #DemocracyNow Democracy Now! is an independent global […]
Just six days after the release of her album, ‘On The Line,’ Jenny Lewis and a group of backing musicians gathered in the cozy Clown Lounge at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Minn., for a MicroShow performance comprising six songs in an unforgettable setting. Set List “Heads Gonna Roll” “Wasted Youth” “Party Clown” “Red […]
Navy SEALs who witnessed their platoon chief commit war crimes in Iraq were encouraged not to speak out, and told they could lose their jobs for reporting him at a private meeting with a superior officer last year, according to a new report from The New York Times. #DemocracyNow Democracy Now! is an independent global […]
We are LIVE from NYC hearing from policy experts, elected officials, and advocates about what a #GreenNewDeal could look like—and how to get our policymakers behind it.
MoveOn couldn’t be prouder to re-endorse for re-election 4 congresswomen showing true leadership on progressive, visionary policies.
Tucson artist uses pen and ink to draw geometric shapes that challenge and calm the mind.
ADHD, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, has never been more widely diagnosed or widely discussed than it is today. About 1 in 10 children in the U.S. – more than 6 million nationwide—are diagnosed with the disorder by age 17, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. But stigma and skepticism about the condition […]
Far more than an escape, comics can pack a political punch, as does the work of this week’s guests. First up, Mohammad Saba’aneh describes how he transposes his lived experience to the page, exposing the cruelties of Israeli occupation and celebrating popular resistance as the path forward. Then, Nate Powell uses his craft to break […]