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A once-sleepy population of artists and their fans has emerged as a loud and active proponent of political change.

Just as Roger Clemens can be counted on to fire heat, our national pastime inevitably waves the flag in times of national stress.

It was a bomb that started the whole thing--an image of one anyway.

Nature doesn't compromise on global climate change; activists must not either.

If another world is possible, what will that world look like?

The first referendum in Bolivia's history represents a hopeful sign.

During the 2000 election, many activists saw little difference between Democrats and Republicans.

While New York City authorities and anti-GOP organizers square off over the right to rally, cultural activists are taking matters into their own hands.

Cultural changes and lucrative endorsements may explain a drop in activism.

Blogs

The best way to remember Maathai is to support the Green Belt Movement, which she founded and in which she invested her life hopes.

September 26, 2011

“We acknowledge the pain felt by these families for nearly forty years, and that members of the armed forces acted wrongly,” a spokeswoman for the Defense Ministry said.

September 22, 2011

After mourning, fight back by helping these four groups redouble their efforts to abolish capital punishment in the US.

September 22, 2011

Here's my stab at a list of the top ten songs ever written in opposition to capital punishment.

September 20, 2011

Student involvement in the Troy Davis case has been especially strong.

September 20, 2011

We deserve an emergency response to an emergency.

September 19, 2011

Twelve major events in the evolution of the food movement.

September 17, 2011

Even with just two weeks left, the fight to save Davis' life is winnable.

September 13, 2011

Nagasaki, which lost over 70,000 civilians (and a few military personnel) to a new weapon sixty-five years ago today, has always been the Forgotten A-Bomb City.

August 30, 2011

Bill McKibben and Chris Hayes discuss why it’s essential for President Obama to block the construction of the Keystone pipeline.

August 26, 2011