'New York Hates You': Charlottesville Solidarity Protesters Gather at Trump Tower and Across the Country

On Saturday, emboldened by the white nationalists and neo-Nazis who came out in droves to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, 20-year-old James Fields, an admirer of Nazi concentration camps, plowed his car straight into a crowd of counter-protesters,…

Why Disability Rights Activists Put Their Lives on the Line to Protest Trumpcare

There are a lot of people to thank for last week’s failure to pass the Obamacare replacement and repeal bill in the Senate, including the three Republican senators who broke with party lines to vote against the bill. But the role that activists played—particularly women and advocates for disability rights—cannot be…


Iranian Director Asghar Farhadi Skips Accepting His Second Oscar to Protest Trump's Travel Ban

As he announced he would be doing in January, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi skipped this year’s Academy Awards ceremony to protest Trump’s disaster of a travel ban. Farhadi’s brilliant A Separation won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2012, and tonight his The Salesman won in that same category.