One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.
West Virginia schools
While the West Virginia teachers strike may appear like a bolt from the blue, it was not. We are in a period of mobilization for many progressive movements that goes back at least as far as Occupy Wall Street.