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David Moberg reports on the union dissidents leaving the AFL-CIO.

Steve Kurtz is being persecuted to warn off anyone who dares to contest the joint enterprise of science, profit, Pentagon and state.

As far as I could tell, the only students who remained seated for the
duration of Bill Clinton's keynote address at the Campus Progress
National Student Conference this week were two Nation<

Union leaders weigh in on the future of the AFL-CIO.

Should pro-choicers just give up and let Roe go?

By engaging the marriage debate only in terms of "gay rights," progressives have put themselves in a losing position.

Reframing abortion takes the issue out of its real-life context, which is the experience of women.

As its July convention approaches, the AFL-CIO is on the brink of a major break-up.

The Kansas senator has been grandstanding for the right for years, and now he has his sights set on the White House.

Thanks to the wonders of reproductive science, you too can have a virgin birth.

Blogs

It continues in the courts of law and public opinion—but justice is expensive.

May 27, 2015

Today's national day of action hopes to draw attention to the lives of black women and girls lost to police violence.

May 21, 2015

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

The man who exposed the agency’s torture program bids farewell to prison and moves on with his life.

May 6, 2015

Forty years later, we still haven’t confronted the true lesson of Vietnam.

May 5, 2015

The unrest in Baltimore is about more than a single death—it’s about the structural racism, inequality, and poverty that have plagued our society for too long.

May 5, 2015

A coalition including Coalition for America's Future, Daily Kos, Student Debt, and The Nation delivered a petition to Elizabeth Warren calling for the cancelation of all student debt. 

May 4, 2015

The May Day occupation is part of an escalating campaign to get the Guggenheim to end the exploitation of migrant workers at the museum's Abu Dhabi site.

May 4, 2015

In Baltimore and beyond, a generational uprising.

May 1, 2015