Stories by Dani McClain

Dani McClain is a writer living in Oakland, CA. Her coverage of reproductive health and sexuality is supported by the Nation Institute.  subscribe to Dani McClain's feed

Posted on: Apr 24, 2016, Source: The Nation

For the movement to survive, it needs to focus on work that doesn’t lend itself to 140 characters.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2015, Source: Political Research Associates

Activist Shana griffin explains the reality of Post-Katrina New Orleans.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: The Nation

Let’s hope for an investigation that surprises the skeptics.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: The Nation

Sheila Bapat's new book explores how domestic workers were excluded from labor protections.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2014, Source: The Nation Institute

Instead of trotting out the tired Trojan horse of marriage as the cure-all for economic woes, let's focus on better policies for structural problems and stop attacking single mothers.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: On The Issues Magazine

Why black voters may be skeptical of marriage equality for reasons that have nothing to do with homophobia.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Two anti-corporate activists discuss the abuses of corporate personhood and how we can shake their grip of power off of our democratic process.

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: WireTap

The profiling of black Americans had become less of a story since 9/11, but recent incidents involving black congresswoman McKinney and professor Akom are reviving the debate.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2006, Source: WireTap

An uprooted family from the Gulf region tries to make sense of New York and cope with the emotional and psychological effects of forced migration.

Posted on: May 21, 2002, Source: Drug Policy Alliance

A British parliamentary committee called this week for reducting penalties for marijuana and ecstasy and introducing pilot programs for heroin harm reduction.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Despite pessimistic coverage of the World Conference Against Racism, something very meaningful took place. Namely, the coming together of human rights activists from every corner of the world.