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Stop and Frisk

The cases that passed through Manhattan’s US Southern District court tell the history of post-World War II America.

Natural Gas

It’s just as important to stop Cove Point.

Housing protest

International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy. 

Farm fields

With regulation inadequate and children especially vulnerable, it makes sense for consumers to try to minimize exposure.

Arizona gay rights protest

After the defeat of Arizona's SB 1062, the religious right nurses its persecution complex.

Smokestack

The climate of change and the dangers of stasis.

XL Dissent

The student-led protest was a dramatic demonstration of the youth climate movement’s growing resolve—and its sense of solidarity.

Money in politics

This old American democratic tradition already has deep support at the grassroots.

Chokwe Lumumba

The mayor of Jackson, Mississippi was a true revolutionary.

Yaoundé Prison

Anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda provoke outrage in the US—but Cameroon has quietly been locking up LGBT people for years with little international notice.

Blogs

The right-wing attack machine defeats Debo Adegbile’s nomination to head DOJ Civil Rights Division.

March 5, 2014

Sunday's march on the White House offered a reminder of just how serious young voters are about this issue.

March 3, 2014

Should climate hawks really worry about rising domestic fossil fuel production?

February 28, 2014

National outcry put Arizona’s discrimantory bill in the spotlight, but at least four other states are still considering similar bills.

February 27, 2014

Until now, most Jewish college students assumed that open dialogue on Israel was a taboo topic in Hillel—Swarthmore debunked that myth.

February 27, 2014

Someone appeared to be after information inside a DC whistleblower group, and it’s not the first time it’s happened. 

February 27, 2014

Across the country, the last two weeks have seen major student protests against racism and austerity.

February 26, 2014

Activist Natalie Hynde was ordered to pay fines for blocking access to a drilling site in Balcombe, England. 

February 26, 2014

Local Principal Reduction provides a local solution for underwater homeowners facing foreclosure.

February 26, 2014

Chris Hayes introduces the latest victim of hydraulic fracking: an ExxonMobil CEO and his super-rich friends. 

February 25, 2014