PAGE Act Now: Say no to racist drug wars!

Action taken from Progress Action Global Exchange Just say no to racist drug wars. Jeff Sessions dealt a major blow to those working on criminal justice reform this week, as he ordered federal prosecutors to pursue mandatory minimum sentencing. From the ACLU: “Mandatory minimums are widely understood as racist, destructive to families and communities, and fundamentally…

Why Tea is the Antidote to Trump

By Cecelia Bittner. Paris, France.  My resistance to the massive fear of ‘the other’ and sense of scarcity that fueled Donald Trump’s election has been to support refugees on their difficult, often horrific journeys. The current political environment encourages people to fear the other and blame everyone from Mexicans, to Muslims, to Planned Parenthood, for…