The end of an era – a look back and a look ahead, to work that's been done, and all yet to come. It's been almost five years of Act Out! and while this chapter is ending, this book is far from written. We're gearing up for deeper dives – beyond surface headlines and rapid fire news cycles – and we want you to be a part of it. So here's to raised fists, to sit-ins and shut downs – and a lot more marching in the streets. See you on the front lines.
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Trans rights are human rights – because human rights are only valid if they include every person in their entirety. Next, mining on land is so 20th century – the new frontier of mining is just as deep and dark as it is terrifying and catastrophic. And finally, we hear from the Wet’suwet’en on their ongoing battle to preserve their ancestral homelands.
A special episode that looks at a grotesque statistic and asks the question – if you can judge a government by how they treat their most vulnerable and marginalized --- how more pointed is that judgement when you look at the hometown of that government? DC and the practice of condemning predominantly black mothers to death.
Uncle Sam's manifest destiny is to become king of a global graveyard – how our economic warfare kills and tortures millions worldwide and how folks here and elsewhere are organizing to fight back against so-called sanctions. Next, updates on whistleblowers and publishers and finally a look at building thriving communities in the face of over-policing, prisons and detention.