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War on women protest

The feminist movement surges into public consciousness, but backlash to basic freedoms never goes away.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On women who refused to live in silence and be consigned to oblivion.

California prisoners

Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.

Noam Chomsky

The radical intellectual joined The Nation’s John Nichols to discuss the political debates that have motivated his life’s work.

After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.

It’s time to embrace a new egalitarian politics.

An outline for social transformation in the United States, inspired by South Africa’s Freedom Charter.

In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.

LGBTQ Mexico Rally

The trans community is coming out—and bringing with it a deeper understanding of what it means to be human.

The “logic” of capitalist development has left a nightmare of environmental destruction in its wake.

Blogs

A conversation about building an inclusive movement, the importance of identity, and how to shift the narrative of justice away from jailing killer cops.

June 2, 2015

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