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Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.

There’s more collaboration between progressive groups—and more coordination among donors—than ever before.

Jack O'Dell

The career of Hunter Pitts O’Dell is a crucial episode in the hidden history of American radicalism. 

Netanyahu

We must overcome our chronic failure to offer a clear and unified narrative on Israel’s strategic crisis. 

anti-choice march

The Roberts court has expanded First Amendment protections to such an extent that strikes, pickets, and boycotts should be protected as free speech.

In the battle against displacement in San Francisco, defenders of democracy are denounced as reactionaries, while agents of capital are lauded as revolutionaries.

Gaza

We don’t even seem to have a right to exist or defend ourselves. That right, according to the United States, belongs to Israel alone.

Palestinian woman

Our movement isn’t strong enough yet to end US enabling of the carnage in Gaza—but the shift in public discourse is a crucial first step.

FERC Protest

More than a thousand people march in DC against a proposed natural gas export plant.

Blogs

To win in November, the president believes he needs outside money—but what does outside money need from him?

February 7, 2012

The Occupy movement has called for the dismantling and rebuiliding of a corrupt system. What elements are necessary to effect such change?

February 6, 2012

Breast cancer has become the poster child of corporate cause-related marketing campaigns.

February 3, 2012

New York's attorney general has several too-big-too-fail banks in his crosshairs for foreclosure fraud. 

February 3, 2012

The Washington Post spins myths about the poor, Congressional battles impact the poor, and Mitt Romney doesn’t give a damn about the poor.

February 2, 2012

How can independent voices build a progressive movement that relates to the lives of millions of Americans?

February 2, 2012

The president’s plan is good, but some House Democrats want it to go further on principal write-downs. 

February 2, 2012

The Deal with Detroit is gold dust for Democrats. Reality is a bit more complicated.

February 2, 2012

Teacher Activist Groups are fighting back with a month of nationwide workshops based on the banned curriculum.

February 1, 2012

Iraq veteran and former Wall Street banker Derek McGee—now an active participant in the Occupy Movement—said on Countdown with Keith Olbermann that he felt Occupy protesters were being “oppressed by the police.”

January 31, 2012