King's words can show us that killing public employees unions today would be immoral as well as foolish
14 posts from February 2011
Beacon Press is committed to talking about African-American history year-round, but don't always hand out our books for free! For Black History Month, check out our recommended reading list and enter to win. One winner will receive five books out...
If we want schools to stop failing, society needs to address the root causes of the achievement gap.
How did an organization that was supported by Barry Goldwater and Harry Truman become demonized by the GOP? Carole Joffe looks at the politics of defunding Planned Parenthood.
Almost forty years after the Stonewall Riots, LGBT people still face discrimination in our legal system.
How are Twitter and Facebook helping to encourage real-world action in Egypt and elsewhere?
A look at recent media for Beacon books and authors.
Helen Benedict talks about the lives of women in the military and a lawsuit recently brought against the Pentagon claiming that leadership fails to protect soldiers against sexual assault.
It is probably safe to say that Glenn Beck will never be a big champion of many of the books we publish here at Beacon Press. But his recent attacks on sociologist Frances Fox Piven, author of, among many other...
A team of lawyers including Queer (In)Justice co-author Andrea J. Ritchie are filing a lawsuit in New Orleans challenging a law that targets LGBT people.
For Black History Month, read an excerpt from a book that tells the story of African American history through their own letters.
Terry Galloway talks about her cochlear implant surgery and how it felt to hear her mother's voice for the first time in 51 years.
In an excerpt from her book, Terry Galloway discusses lip-reading, special education, and being Little-d deaf.
Terry Galloway talks about how her life may or may not change when her hearing is restored.