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"Expert testimony" does not mean having a badge or a degree.

Absent George W. Bush's undergoing a conversion like St. Paul's on the road to Damascus, there probably won't be much good environmental news out of Washington in Bush's second term.

Though Mike must do what he thinks right,
A lot of us think it's a pity,
Since we were hoping SpongeBob might
Decide to marry in the city.

A federal magistrate in Georgia sentenced eleven people to prison for up to six months last week for crossing the line onto a military base in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience last fall.

Imagining the possibilities at the World Social Forum.

On issues of war and peace, progressives should take heart from the fact that no matter how aggressive the Bush Administration's intentions may be, its ability to carry them out is likely to be s

In the run-up to the January 30 election in Iraq, the prospects for a fair and credible outcome have steadily diminished.

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Finally, after thirty-five years, the Guatemalan military is being held responsible for murdering forty Mayan peasants.

January 21, 2015

Service, without activism, doesn’t capture King’s true radicalism.

January 19, 2015

The film shies away from the big names and big institutions and offers a history of women’s rights organizing from the ground up.

January 16, 2015

The right to vote is under the most sustained attack since King marched from Selma to Montgomery.

January 16, 2015

At the turn of Dr. King’s birthday, the struggle for freedom rolls on.

January 16, 2015

Once again, Congress is threatening to pass a bill that could torpedo historic negotiations with Iran. 

January 13, 2015

It took MLK’s activism and LBJ’s leadership to pass the Voting Rights Act.

January 8, 2015

The Nation has had many Nobel Prize winners contribute to our pages over the years. But we have had only one staff member who went on to win the Prize.

January 8, 2015

Support Jeffrey Sterling and help resist the Obama administration’s attacks on whistleblowers.

January 7, 2015