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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.

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.

Natural Gas

It’s just as important to stop Cove Point.

Farm fields

With regulation inadequate and children especially vulnerable, it makes sense for consumers to try to minimize exposure.

Smokestack

The climate of change and the dangers of stasis.

XL Dissent

The student-led protest was a dramatic demonstration of the youth climate movement’s growing resolve—and its sense of solidarity.

Chokwe Lumumba

The mayor of Jackson, Mississippi was a true revolutionary.

There’s a growing effort to merge economic-justice and climate activism. Call it climate democracy.

Blogs

There are 50 million Americans struggling with hunger—and with sequestration, things will get worse. 

February 22, 2013

Thousands turned out for the funeral of a teenager killed by the police last week, further fueling unrest.

February 21, 2013

This week, students converge on Raleigh and Pasadena, ramp up BDS and occupy Adidas. With Scott Walker sticking around, what's next for Wisconsin's grad TAs? What do students have to do with the fate of Mississippi’s last abortion clinic?

February 15, 2013

What does it mean to be a member of the "International Student Movement"?

February 8, 2013

To send labor supporters into their final week of preparing for One Billion Rising, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard recorded this special video message.

February 6, 2013

“You have the right to a trial” includes the right to a speedy trial, but that hasn’t been the case for Occupy protesters in Boston.

February 5, 2013

This week, students host convergences, boycott standardized tests and chain themselves to a potted tree. Can need-blind admissions be saved at Wesleyan? After Adios Arpaio, what's next for Arizona?

February 1, 2013

Professor Stephanie Luce, a co-author of a new Occupy Wall Street study, takes issue with the media harping on the high household salaries reported in the study.

January 30, 2013

Jessica Valenti speaks to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Texas about anger, activism, and reproductive rights.

January 30, 2013

Soccer fan clubs helped topple Hosni Mubarak. Now they’re protesting the Morsi regime and its defense of murderous security forces.

January 29, 2013