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War on women protest

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

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

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

The future will follow an unpredictable route, but we must still follow a compass called hope. 

Occupy Wall Street put inequality at the center of our politics. Only an independent movement will keep it there.

Angela Davis at the Jewish Voice for Peace 2015 conference

When a Palestinian woman went to this Jewish group’s annual conference, she found a growing movement of Jews and other allies.

Why was former president and climate-justice hero Mohamed Nasheed sentenced to prison on terrorism charges?

Vietnam War protest

Sometimes, serving your country means standing up against it.

We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.

Blogs

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The world’s largest oil and gas companies are finally admitting climate change is real—and that they’re to blame.

June 16, 2015

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

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

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

The League’s co-founder, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a Nation staff editor, was known in the magazine’s offices for her habit of “absently nibbling raisins as she read clippings.”

April 8, 2015

To kill somebody for a cause you don’t believe in is potentially worse than being killed yourself, because those scars last forever.

March 26, 2015