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foreclosed home

The landscape of Wall Street’s creative destruction.

Amy Meyer

So-called "Ag-Gag" laws reveal the lengths to which the agriculture industry will go to keep their business practices secret.

Moral Mondays

An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.

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Ken Ward and Jay O'Hara are reminiscent of the human-centered, Quaker-inspired anti-nuke founders of Greenpeace.

Anti-death penalty posters

As Kimberly McCarthy was put to death—the 500th Texas prisoner executed since 1982—protesters and crime victims alike came to bear witness.

David Graeber’s account of Occupy Wall Street is essential—and somewhat maddening in its insistence on heightening the differences between anarchists and liberals.

Kent State shooting

The newly unveiled May 4 Visitors Center attempts to reconcile the search for truth with the need for reconciliation and healing.

Repression after 9/11 is nothing compared to what's come before, and our tools to fight it are greater.

Blogs

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

“On college campuses around the country and across the world, BDS is being discussed. Brooklyn College should be no different.”

January 30, 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

Who ends up being most affected by urban schools closings?

January 28, 2013

Protesters again are demanding bread, freedom and social justice under new president Mohamed Morsi.

January 25, 2013

Two movies on the group have already drawn criticism from their subjects.

January 24, 2013

On bloggingheads.tv, Nation columnist Katha Pollitt breaks down the meaning of "pro-choice" and the direction of the pro-choice movement.

January 23, 2013

President Barack Obama’s second term will be shaped by his battles with big business lobbyists in his first. 

January 22, 2013