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Jesse Jackson

Jackson explains how Southern politics dangerously mirror the Old Confederate South and why it’s time for another Reconstruction

Protest

There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.

Cuban Gay Rights Parade

We can pretend the politics of liberation can be tracked along clearly marked lines, or we can remember that history is like desire.

Moral Mondays

The state’s rightward lurch mobilized thousands, but the progressive movement behind Moral Mondays has deep, enduring roots.

Moral Mondays

We have to stop compromising on our core demands and build power by taking it to the streets.

LGBT Flag

The religious exemption in the current version of ENDA would enshrine the idea that LGBT equality is incompatible with the free exercise of religion.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

If we can do it in North Carolina, don’t tell me we can’t do it across America.

Northwest Detention Center

Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.

Brecht Forum

The Brecht Forum, a storied radical institution, has lost its lease.

Brown v. Board

Sixty years after the decision, it’s worth remembering it took Congress to finally smash Jim Crow.

Blogs

The Nation’s Aura Bogado joins RT News to discuss the implications of Canada's Bill C-45 and the growing protest against it, Idle No More.

January 10, 2013

The hacking collective Anonymous brings attention to rape culture within the United States.

January 7, 2013

Idle No More has sparked international solidarity. What can that mean for Native rights in the US?

January 7, 2013

The Ohio Democrat opposed wars that needed to be opposed, fought to preserve civil liberties and always sided with workers and farmers against corporations.

January 3, 2013

No senator fought longer and harder for the rights of people of color, people with disabilities, women and the LGBT community. 

December 18, 2012

Obama's recent court victory on early voting may have carved a legal path for fighting down felony disenfranchisement laws.

December 14, 2012

Workers across five continents will protest alleged retaliation against US Walmart employees.

December 13, 2012

Congress has struck down an international treaty to protect the rights of people with disabilities, thanks to Rick Santorum and his band of UN-bashers.

December 11, 2012

The OUR Walmart approach doesn't rely on majority membership at one store, but a coalition of workers across the country. 

December 11, 2012