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LGBT rights march

A win for LGBT advocates would be historic, but uncertainty over religious exemptions and the status of domestic partnerships and civil unions remains.

War on women protest

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

In America today, people owe more on their student loans than they do on their credit cards. But there’s a simple and elegant way to end this travesty.

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

LGBTQ Mexico Rally

The trans community is coming out—and bringing with it a deeper understanding of what it means to be human.

It’s time to embrace a new egalitarian politics.

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

An outline for social transformation in the United States, inspired by South Africa’s Freedom Charter.

India Protest

The documentary has been banned in India—which makes watching it only more urgent.

Blogs

This week, students hit the streets for racial and economic justice.

April 24, 2015

The resource wars in Latin America are heating up, and the poor are paying the price.

April 22, 2015

After 150 years, it is time for the last Reconstruction Amendment.

April 16, 2015

When people ask me, “Who will protect us,” I want to say: Who protects you now?

April 9, 2015

Through a shared desire to balance a critique of racism with a call for personal responsibility, liberals and conservatives have been united in looking with exasperation at the black family, which dares to persist even where male breadwinners and wedding vows are in short supply.

April 7, 2015

Katrina vanden Heuvel talks to Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez about The Nation’s 150-year legacy of independent journalism.

April 2, 2015

Pressed by GOP mayor and state’s largest paper, governor moves to rework law condemned by LGBT groups.

March 31, 2015

The party is deeply rooted in the political culture of Greece.

March 25, 2015

The force behind the burgeoning movement talks about the resurgent fight for black liberation.

March 24, 2015

Jonathan Capehart dares to ask, and too many on the left don’t want to hear about it.

March 20, 2015