racial justice

Words aren’t enough to stop the white supremacist movement

As Maine and the rest of the United States continue to grapple with the traumatic resurgence of ultra-nationalism, neo-Naziism, and

Maine Immigrant Rights Coalition

Mainers rally against racism

More than a thousand people gathered in Payson Park in Portland on Sunday for a march and gathering for racial

racial justice

Gov. LePage’s Nazi-coddling remarks are both morally and factually wrong

This week on the Beacon podcast, Ben, Mike and Taryn go line-by-unfortunate-line through Governor Paul LePage’s comments on the tragedy

human rights

Mayhew’s excuses for DHHS abuses are absolutely ridiculous

Last week, the federal Office of the Inspector General released the results of their audit of the Maine Department of

racial justice

I was a white supremacist

I have lived in Maine since junior high, but I’m originally from Metairie, Louisiana. My grandfather was a Grand Wizard in the KKK.

health care

Mary Mayhew’s dark legacy

Mary Mayhew, recently head of Governor LePage’s DHHS and now a candidate for governor, has left a legacy of suffering

Paul LePage

Gov. LePage orders Department of Labor not to enforce minimum wage law

In a media statement released on Wednesday, Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that his administration will refuse to enforce a

education

Report: Sen. Collins only opposed DeVos once she knew her vote wouldn’t matter

According to Republican sources quoted by Politico, Maine Senator Susan Collins waited to announce her opposition to Betsy DeVos, President

Paul LePage

Samantha Bee: Gov. LePage should serve as a warning to America

Maine Governor Paul LePage was featured heavily on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee last night, as Bee used clips of

Paul LePage

LePage budget raises taxes for Mainers making less than $92,000, gives huge tax cut to top 1%

At a time when Maine families are falling out of the middle-class, when experienced workers need new skills to secure

racial justice

I was a white supremacist

I have lived in Maine since junior high, but I’m originally from Metairie, Louisiana. My grandfather was a Grand Wizard in the KKK.

health care

Mary Mayhew’s dark legacy

Mary Mayhew, recently head of Governor LePage’s DHHS and now a candidate for governor, has left a legacy of suffering

Donald Trump

Words aren’t enough to stop the white supremacist movement

As Maine and the rest of the United States continue to grapple with the traumatic resurgence of ultra-nationalism, neo-Naziism, and