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Stories by Rae Gomes
Rae Gomes is a freelance journalist and co-editor of the "Ten Things" column at The Nation magazine.
Vision: 5 Ways Young Americans Can Fight Back Against Student Loan Debt, the Drug Industry, and More
Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Young people may feel helpless about the corporatocracy, but they have the potential to overcome many barriers.
Can You Hear Us Now? Striking Verizon Workers Rally For Good Jobs and Fair Contracts in New York City
Posted on: Aug 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Verizon has launched Scott Walker-style cuts on its workers, who've responded by building a Wisconsin-style coalition of activists.
Can We Make Time For Love? ColorLines Brings Something Positive to Social Justice Journalism
Posted on: Aug 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet
A family supporting their "princess boy" and a love song for women of color are just some of the ways that Colorlines, a daily news site, seeks to articulate love.
Shocking New Report: Safest Place To Be a Black Man Is in Prison
Posted on: Jul 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet
A new study says the "big house" is the safest place to be a black man.
If You Own An Xbox -- Or An Air Conditioner -- Can You Still Be Considered Poor?
Posted on: Jul 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet
A conservative think-tank seeks to redefine poverty, and of course, gets it all wrong.
Vision: Progressives Consider Using Tea Party Tactics to Rebuild the American Dream
Posted on: Jul 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet
At a "Rebuild the Dream" meeting, Brooklyn progressives ponder whether they have to act like the Tea Party in order to inspire change.
Love the iPhone, Hate the Tax Cheat: US Uncut Protests Apple, and Apple Gets Aggressive
Posted on: Jun 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet
US Uncut protesters from across the country were met with heavy-handed treatment in their targeted action against the Apple Corporation.
Ten Things You Can Do to Reduce Incarceration
Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: The Nation
Come out of the closet about your drug use; hire a formerly incarcerated person; vote for politicians who are smart on crime.
10 Things You Need to Know to Live on the Streets
Posted on: Jul 27, 2009, Source: The Nation
How to make the best of a traumatic transition: Learn the best bathroom options and soup kitchen schedules, carry a blanket and more.
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