Offended by ‘Washington Redskins’? Here’s 5 Alternative Names that Will Really Get You Hot

  For any true Washington football fan, last night was a disaster. Philadelphia delivered an athletic beatdown on my beloved burgundy-and-gold the likes of which we haven’t seen since the Gus Frerotte era. Quarterback (and possible messiah) Robert Griffin III was reduced to a shell of his former self, a…

Time to ‘Make it Fresh’ with Movement Generation

If politics is the art of what is possible, let’s use art to expand those possibilities. That’s the spirit behind my exciting new fellowship with the revolutionary rock stars of Movement Generation (MG).

‘Joshie & The Chocolate Factory’ / Snap Judgment Live

When there was a strike at the local candy factory, I had to choose between my love for chocolate…and my communist grandma. Something every 10-year-old boy goes through, right? Watch my newest story for NPR’s Snap Judgment, filmed live at Ann Arbor’s Power Center.

A Dream Detained

  A Dream Detained (after Langston Hughes)     For the Dream Defenders, occupying the Florida state capitol for Trayvon Martin and racial justice     And the #Dream9 immigrant activists, who were detained at the border and won their freedom 

Moses and Jesús (The Prophetic Fight for Immigrant Rights)

When Moses, an undocumented immigrant, is being deported from the promised land…there’s only one friend he can turn to for a miracle. With a hilarious, trash-talking Jesús by his side, the two prophets try to stop the deportation – and stand up for the rights of all undocumented Americans.