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Artists try to wake up a sleepwalking public to the dangers of climate change.

Can the new Students for a Democratic Society avoid the internal conflicts that plagued the original group?

Reports that New York police conducted sweeping nationwide surveillance of people suspected of anti-Bush sentiment in 2004 just might scare us into silence.

Antiwar activists are using the video-sharing site to reach new audiences and counter mainstream media bias.

As rural America becomes ground zero for Iraq casualties, Farms Not Arms is urging farmers to attend anti-war rallies and recruiting families to give refuge to returning vets.

As the student peace movement grows stronger and more sophisticated, can it ignite the silent antiwar majority on campus?

A medical breakthrough has provoked opposition from conservatives, consumer advocates and antivaccine groups.

After four years of war, complete withdrawal from Iraq is the only way to redeem our nation for the death and destruction it has imposed.

As the housing market flattens, the poor pay the price for the greed and stupidity of the real estate and banking bigwigs.

Blogs

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that. 

February 23, 2015

Activists in Fort Lauderdale have just filed a lawsuit alleging that the city’s ban on providing food to the homeless violates the First Amendment.

February 2, 2015

The film shies away from the big names and big institutions and offers a history of women’s rights organizing from the ground up.

January 16, 2015

The Nation has had many Nobel Prize winners contribute to our pages over the years. But we have had only one staff member who went on to win the Prize.

January 8, 2015

The late New York governor made it his mission to speak up for a moral politics and governance.

January 2, 2015

It’s the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce of WWI.

December 23, 2014

Warnings about the human and environmental costs went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.

November 24, 2014

This has been, and will continue to be, about the protection of black life and the end of the police state.

November 19, 2014

Authors Kevin Cooke and Dan Lehrer accurately foresaw in 1993 the debate over net neutrality we’re having today.

November 19, 2014