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Obama

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

If it’s all about handing out gold stars or scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

Conservatives are suddenly very unhappy to see moral judgments about sex and families invading the corporate realm.

Scaffold Brigada

In the London neighborhood of Forest Gate, the spark of a soccer revolution is brewing.

Stop and Frisk

The cases that passed through Manhattan’s US Southern District court tell the history of post-World War II America.

Housing protest

International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy. 

Arizona gay rights protest

After the defeat of Arizona's SB 1062, the religious right nurses its persecution complex.

Chokwe Lumumba

The mayor of Jackson, Mississippi was a true revolutionary.

Yaoundé Prison

Anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda provoke outrage in the US—but Cameroon has quietly been locking up LGBT people for years with little international notice.

Blogs

What some leaders in the fight against poverty are thinking about this Thanksgiving.

November 21, 2012

A historic, nation-wide strike on the megastore’s most profitable day could have a “permanent impact” on the Walmart brand. 

November 20, 2012

What if the debate about the so-called "fiscal cliff" were framed in human rights terms?

November 20, 2012

Dallas Walmart workers are walking back out on strike.

November 16, 2012

Don't let abortion laws kill any more women. 

November 15, 2012

The superstore is cracking down on organizers as they rally support for a "Black Friday" strike. 

November 15, 2012

One week after Obama’s re-election, the work of social and economic justice movements is as clear as ever. 

November 13, 2012

Thursday, warehouse workers will launch a one-day walk-out which could spread further, including to Walmart stores.

November 13, 2012

Those long, snaking lines were about more than a vote. The people most battered and excluded from the nation's politics and economy refuse to be ignored.

November 7, 2012

Christ wouldn't like the craven and callous policies presented by the GOP.

November 6, 2012