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Community members and outside organizations are working together to rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward.

Cindy Sheehan taught us that the only way to reach those who will go to the polls is by taking to the streets.

A student movement influenced by Hannah Arendt is emerging in Venezuela. What do they think of the Bolivarian Revolution?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans's ruling class is demolishing public housing to make way for private businesses and expensive condos.

Their numbers are dwindling, they're low on money and face potential violence and certain prosecution. But Israeli anarchists continue to stand with embattled Palestinians.

From Providence to Los Angeles and even the Bronx, urban rivers that were polluted and even paved over are being restored.

If the American people are largely against the war, what's the matter with the antiwar movement? The answer lies with what has happened over the years to the American left.

You thought Arthur was gone for good? The indie magazine beloved for its music coverage and antiwar politics will resume publishing this summer.

When Wilton High School censored a student play about the Iraq war, the cast went to the Public.

A new Iraq Moratorium effort will leverage grassroots and online activism.

Blogs

A closer examination reveals the anatomy of a legislative movement and demonstrates how grassroots pressure can turn what some considered a fringe issue into a political juggernaut.

June 30, 2015

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