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Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

Conservatives are suddenly very unhappy to see moral judgments about sex and families invading the corporate realm.

Israel

Many Israelis, Netanyahu included, were never serious about seeking a two-state solution in the peace negotiations.

Scaffold Brigada

In the London neighborhood of Forest Gate, the spark of a soccer revolution is brewing.

Jonathan Schell

He made it clear that on matters of conscience, inaction is unacceptable.

Los Angeles

As residents complain of nosebleeds and headaches, the country’s biggest oil-producing city moves to ban hydraulic fracturing.

Stop and Frisk

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

Blogs

To win in November, the president believes he needs outside money—but what does outside money need from him?

February 7, 2012

The Occupy movement has called for the dismantling and rebuiliding of a corrupt system. What elements are necessary to effect such change?

February 6, 2012

Breast cancer has become the poster child of corporate cause-related marketing campaigns.

February 3, 2012

New York's attorney general has several too-big-too-fail banks in his crosshairs for foreclosure fraud. 

February 3, 2012

The Washington Post spins myths about the poor, Congressional battles impact the poor, and Mitt Romney doesn’t give a damn about the poor.

February 2, 2012

How can independent voices build a progressive movement that relates to the lives of millions of Americans?

February 2, 2012

The president’s plan is good, but some House Democrats want it to go further on principal write-downs. 

February 2, 2012

The Deal with Detroit is gold dust for Democrats. Reality is a bit more complicated.

February 2, 2012

Teacher Activist Groups are fighting back with a month of nationwide workshops based on the banned curriculum.

February 1, 2012

Iraq veteran and former Wall Street banker Derek McGee—now an active participant in the Occupy Movement—said on Countdown with Keith Olbermann that he felt Occupy protesters were being “oppressed by the police.”

January 31, 2012