Mark Ruffalo: “This is another moment to stand for Standing Rock”

In an exclusive video op-ed for Mic, actor Mark Ruffalo speaks out against a newly enacted voter ID law in North Dakota.

Jane Fonda on life in Trump’s America: “Chaos is where tyrants rise to the top”

Fonda spoke to 'Mic' about her activism, her private struggles and the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and beyond.

In Oakland’s most exciting restaurants, incredible food and social activism go hand in hand

Oakland's chefs are on a mission to break boundaries, both socially and in the kitchen.

Why I snatched Caitlyn Jenner’s wig — and why I’m not giving it back

"I’d rather be respected by those living on the margins of society than applauded by those responsible for their disenfranchisement."

FBI’s hunt for “black identity extremists” echoes civil rights movement-era war on black activists

Black Lives Matter movement activists say they have been concerned about federal surveillance and threats since their movement took root in 2014.

Undocumented immigrant activists arrested fighting attempts to repeal DACA

Undocumented organizers have been arrested in one of the most anti-immigrant states in the country.


The 'Handmaid's Tale'-inspired protests are now a movement unto themselves

NARAL, Planned Parenthood and Action Together are behind many of the viral protests borrowing imagery from Margaret Atwood's novel.

Los Angeles Pride 2017: Your complete guide to events, festivals, the parade and more

Find out the one major change to this year's celebration.

People didn't want Linda Sarsour to speak at CUNY. Here's how "free speech" pundits responded.

Only Jonathan Chait had a response to our query.

LeBron James has a mixed record of being outspoken on racial issues

James spoke out about racist vandalism at his Los Angeles home. But activists remember when he's come up short on racial issues.


Fight for $15 protest continues at McDonald's headquarters outside Chicago

The protest followed a Chicago march challenging the fast food giant and President Donald Trump.

Pence talks "free speech" in Notre Dame graduation address, students walk out in protest

As students walked out in protest, Pence criticized other colleges for their attacks on free speech.

Edward Crawford, Ferguson protest hero, found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

“I didn’t throw a burning can back at police,” Edward Crawford has said about his act. “I threw it out of the way of children.”

Data shows that after 100 days of Trump, the resistance isn't slowing down. It's growing.

The resistance isn't feeling "protest fatigue" in Donald Trump's America.

20 are arrested during protests against ICE's detention of undocumented activists

An immigrant rights activist was detained on his way to the courthouse to get a charge against him dismissed.

Donald Trump says protesters at his rallies violate his First Amendment rights

Donald Trump says protesters who disrupted his campaign rallies had "no right" to do so.

Trump has inspired millennials to increase their political engagement. Bigly.

Americans say they're informed since the 2016 election, and that seems to be creating a new generation of political activists.

Tax March 2017: Activists to march on Mar-a-Lago to demand Trump release his tax returns

Trump said voters "didn't care" that he didn't release his taxes. Protesters on Saturday hope to show him he's wrong.

Was the Pepsi debacle the beginning of the end for corporate woke posturing?

Celebrities, companies and politics can't get away with co-opting a movements' energy without representing their interests.

Twitter is dragging Pepsi for its ill-conceived Kendall Jenner ad

A lot of people of color were not here for Pepsi's latest ad.

Ivanka Trump's neighbor — with her fur coat and wine glass — is now a style icon

She caught the internet's eye as she smiled in glee, watching protesters in front of Ivanka Trump's D.C. home.

Maxine Waters told an audience of black millennials to "stay woke"

Maxine Waters has become the politician everyone loves to cheer.

Activists threw a queer dance party outside of Ivanka Trump's DC home

LGBTQ activists danced for justice Saturday night in front of Ivanka Trump's D.C. residence.

Protest groups to unite as "The Majority" for massive actions across the country on May 1

Activists hope to build a broader coalition and make a show of force on May 1, International Workers' Day.

U.S. Military denies targeting Syrian mosque in airstrike that may have killed civilians

A spokesman for the U.S. Central Command claims that the airstrike hit its intended target.

These anonymous activists are starting a campaign to mass-unfollow Donald Trump on Twitter

They're aiming for Trump's most prized possession — his Twitter account.

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