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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

Chilean students fasting for the cause of free and public education released a statement saying they will hold President Sebastián Piñera responsible for any physical damage they suffer.

August 22, 2011

Maria Kari interviews Moin Khan, a Pakistani-American who is embarking on a motorbike tour from San Francisco, California to Lahore Pakistan in an effort to re-envision Pakistani-Western perceptions.

August 22, 2011

Chilean students are no longer willing to accept mountains of debt to gain an education, and they have have taken over university campuses demanding accessible education for all of the country's students.

August 18, 2011

On September 24, concerned citizens around the world will come together in every nation on earth to demonstrate the breadth and depth of the global movement against fossil fuels.

August 11, 2011

Check out the "Contract for the American Dream" created from the ideas of over 125,000 Americans.

August 9, 2011

A national strike by university and high school students is currently under way in Chile to press their demands for reform of the education system.

August 9, 2011

Scores of young Southeast Asian female guest workers have been sexually abused and repeatedly raped while sewing clothing for some of the biggest brand names in American retail at the Classic Factory in Jordan.

August 8, 2011

Jobs are not jobs unless workers can live off of their wages in a way that does not trap them in eternal poverty.

August 8, 2011

Fear of nuclear apocalypse has provided serious creative juice for songwriters and musicians of all genres.

August 5, 2011

Just Do It is a call to action that's difficult to ignore, if not refuse.

August 3, 2011