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James Turner traveled to the North Pole with a team of young people who have been directly impacted by climate change to plant a “flag for the future.”
Joel Berg, Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, spoke to Campus Progress about the issue of hunger facing our nation.
On the year anniversary of a tragic accident that claimed the life of his long-term partner, Crone decided he had to publicize his story. “I need to fight for what’s right… I just don’t know if people will listen,” he says in the video.
“It’s a responsibility, if you’re the younger generation, to step up and create and fashion the world that you want to live in.”
Joshua Johnson has been dancing for six years.
Cordray is the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Ben Kessler served in Afghanistan and now spends most of his time fighting to counter the negative effects of climate change.
Elizabeth Munguia wants to bring a young voice to her California school board and work to improve college readiness among students.
Catherine-Ann MacDougal has spent the past month living in tree in an effort to prevent coal companies from blasting off the tops of nearby mountains.
The 78-year-old activist and academic faces down Glenn Beck and death threats to organize against the modern movement to cut government spending on important social services.
The young man who became a YouTube sensation for defending his moms before the Iowa House of Representatives talks youth activism on LGBTQ rights, his awesome family, and—of course—Iowa.
The sister of Hannah GIles, the woman who helped bring down ACORN, has a mission of her own.
An economist says getting back to five percent unemployment just isn’t good enough.
Huston’s openly lesbian mayor talks about her run for office, what the presence of LGBTQ people at the table can do, and what people say to her in the elevator.
A professor criticizes the higher education “industry” and offers alternatives for young people looking at top schools.
Campus Progress interviews Eddie Glaude about Ethnic Studies Week, an effort put together by educators protesting Arizona’s recent ban on ethnic studies and revisions to Texas’s public school curriculum.
The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist talks about her new critically acclaimed book on the Great Migration and the future of narrative journalism.
The Texas populist on the Tea Party, financial regulation, and what young people are doing to change America.
Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010 in Five Minutes With by James M. Russell
Campus Progress sits down with Lt. Dan Choi, a graduate of West Point. He has been a leader in pushing for the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” legislation that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the U.S. military.