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Individuals can be a powerful engine for change by demanding green products and reducing fossil fuel consumption.

Although homosexuality is criminalized in 80 countries, the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill of 2009 is the most egregious attempt to sanction homophobia and threaten the human rights of all its citizens. Here are ten ways to oppose this legislation and stand up for human rights wherever you are.

We asked our readers to submit their own high and low points of President Obama's first year.

Here are some ways to cut costs and improve outcomes no matter what happens to healthcare reform in Washington.

One lesson we've learned from the economic crisis is that it's even more crucial during the holiday season to give more meaningfully.

The winners of the fourth annual Nation Student Writing Competition addressed how the recession has affected them.

Come out of the closet about your drug use; hire a formerly incarcerated person; vote for politicians who are smart on crime.

The essays in our forum call into question many of the myths and faulty assumptions about the best course of US policy in Afghanistan.

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