Nation Topics - Civil Rights Activism
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How the war on drugs gave birth to a permanent American undercaste.
Friends of The Nation and of Howard Zinn offer recollections of the man, his work, and his impact on thinkers and activists.
Protesters decry acquittal of three New York City police officers on trial for firing 50 bullets at an unarmed man.
As safety scandals dampen the public's appetite for cheap imports, the European Union is raising doubts about standards and oversight in the US toy industry.
Seeking media justice--not just reform.
Immigrants hit the road for civil rights.
In his memoir, Taking Liberties, Aryeh Neier emerges, almost
despite himself, as a fascinating man.
When Attorney General John Ashcroft felt obliged to go out campaigning
in August in defense of the USA Patriot Act, his problem wasn't just
what people were saying about the act.
Late one night in October 1961, I flew from Atlanta to Jackson,
Mississippi, with Bob Moses.
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- No Water For Motown: Why Detroit Is Denying Its Citizens This Basic Human Right
- The 12 Scariest Findings in the New Report on the Bundy Ranch Standoff
- Responses to Noam Chomsky on Israel-Palestine and BDS
- How the US’s Foreign Policy Created an Immigrant Refugee Crisis on Its Own Southern Border
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