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We believe it is because not nearly enough capable people with resources in this region have heeded our pleas that we have reached this crisis point of complete breakdown. We need peace. But first, we need justice.

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.

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Activists have called for all concerned citizens to make their voices heard in a Day of Solidarity with Troy Davis on September 20, the day before his scheduled execution.

September 15, 2011

Even with just two weeks left, the fight to save Davis' life is winnable.

September 13, 2011

The tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon provide an opportunity to reflect on the changes our country has undergone in the past decade.

September 9, 2011

There's a movement of people across this country rising up to stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

September 8, 2011

Implore the White House to make every effort to defend Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid.

September 7, 2011

A great day for people with disabilities.

September 2, 2011

Melissa Harris-Perry argues that social media platforms offer a voice to segments of the American population that might not have had one before.

September 1, 2011

As Americans mark the sixth anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the former vice president claims George Bush got things right. It's an Orwellian rewrite of history that needs to be countered, as do the rest of the false premises of Cheney's book.

August 30, 2011

Nagasaki, which lost over 70,000 civilians (and a few military personnel) to a new weapon sixty-five years ago today, has always been the Forgotten A-Bomb City.

August 30, 2011

Bill McKibben and Chris Hayes discuss why it’s essential for President Obama to block the construction of the Keystone pipeline.

August 26, 2011