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A remarkable democratic debate over independence has forced an admission that austerity is a vital, perhaps definitive, issue.

Climate change rally

Organizers want to transform the image of the climate movement from one dominated by white liberals to one populated by the entire spectrum of race and class in America.

More than two-dozen groups are calling on lawmakers to address serious gaps and inconsistencies in the president’s strategy.

Katrina vanden Heuvel says voters want alternatives, and that competition in the Democratic primary would strengthen Hillary's campaign.

American flag

Now, across a vast and growing swath of the planet, the main force at work seems not to be the concentration of power, but its fragmentation.

US military officials outlined several scenarios ground troops could end up fighting in Iraq and said Obama hasn’t closed the door.

The United States can’t create peace by military force. We can only add to the destruction.

In the smallest Gulf states, nearly 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.

Ebola victim's body removed.

Decades of corruption have left Liberians suspicious of their government.

Prison-reform advocates tend to focus on the plight of those behind bars. But the enforcers of this draconian system are victims as well.

The former secretary of state and President Obama seem to be struggling with the whole “when in the course of human events…” thing.

Will Koch-allied trustees, state-appointed superintendents or President Obama ever listen to students?

If President Obama denounces military action, why is he preparing for another war in Iraq and Syria?

What’s the adequate US response to the growing threat from ISIS and Islamic extremism?

Appearing on Democracy Now! Monday morning, Lee Fang discussed "Who's Paying the Pro-War Pundits?"—his latest for The Nation.

Pollution

What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?

Long-acting reversible contraceptives could revolutionize reproductive healthcare—if only politicians would get out of the way.

Her performance in Iowa this weekend revealed a surprising lack of self-awareness. Plus, it was annoying.

Either neither of them have a place on college campuses, or both do. 

At the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21, there’s a world to march for.

If the NFL wants to truly change, and not just clean up its image, it should fire Roger Goodell and replace him with forward-thinking football insiders.