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The jury that convicted the Occupier on May 5 had only been given one side of the story.

With Monday’s verdict, McMillan became one of the first Occupy activists to face serious jail time.

Right-wing operatives with links to big retailers going after worker centers like the Restaurant Opportunities Center.

Cowboy Indian Alliance

If the Nevada rancher is forced to pay taxes or grazing fees, he should pay them to the Shoshone.

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

The climate crisis has such bad timing, confronting it not only requires a new economy but a new way of thinking.

Obama

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

If it’s all about handing out gold stars or scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

Blogs

Greg Mitchell re-posts an old piece by William O'Rourke on the Oak Ridge Three.

February 19, 2014

The merger doesn’t just impact the marketplace of cable; it threatens the marketplace of ideas.

February 18, 2014

There are countless brilliant writers and activists TED Talks could invite to speak about abortion.  

February 14, 2014

Activists from more than fifty universities issue an open invitation to a March 2 Keystone XL protest in DC.

February 12, 2014

Raleigh's first Moral Monday march of the year draws a diverse group of activists including teachers, and members of the NAACP and Planned Parenthood.

February 11, 2014

Today more than 5,000 organizations, including The Nation, are participating in “The Day We Fight Back” a worldwide day of activism in opposition to the NSA’s mass spying.

February 11, 2014

They are using their fame, however sudden and unexpected, to champion prison reform in Russia, the United States and around the world.

February 11, 2014

To truly end the NSA's out-of-control surveillance and abuse of power, we need real reform.

February 10, 2014

From Raleigh to Olympia, students mobilize for worker justice, prison abolition and educational equity.

February 10, 2014

In a panel at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Nation sports editor Dave Zirin discusses the myriad controversies swirling around the Sochi Olympics.

February 10, 2014