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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.

This multiracial, multi-issue progressive coalition is not only remobilizing in North Carolina—its model of activism is now spreading all over the South.

There’s a growing effort to merge economic-justice and climate activism. Call it climate democracy.

LGBT rights march

Many gay activists insist that they were born this way, hey. But what about those who choose otherwise?

Pete Seeger

Bruce Springsteen said it best, on Pete’s ninetieth birthday: “You outlasted the bastards, man.”

The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”

Blogs

Some stories and lessons on fighting for the long haul from Martin Luther King Jr.’s bashful but bold former press secretary.

July 12, 2013

As John Roberts and John Boehner drop the axe, students build new fronts against racism and austerity.

July 9, 2013

The recent wave of attacks against women in Tahrir Square reveal that in our global rape culture, women's bodies can be used as both tools of war and casualties of “freedom.”

July 8, 2013

Texas has already implemented a voter id law—the most restrictive in the nation—that was previously judged to be discriminatory by a federal court and at least five other Southern states are pushing harsh new voting restrictions.

July 3, 2013

Two federal statutes may keep benefits from some elderly couples and and the spouses of gay veterans.

July 1, 2013

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute examines the unfinished—and widely forgotten—agenda of the March on Washington fifty years ago.

June 28, 2013

SONG, Southerners on New Ground, reacted to the decisions from the Supreme Court this week by releasing what they call their ‘love song’ to their friends and allies in the movement. They want your help.

June 27, 2013

Hundreds celebrated the overturning of DOMA and the dismissal of Proposition 8.

June 26, 2013

As students in Philadelphia and Chicago resist draconian budget cuts, organizers across the country build for August’s National Student Power Convergence.

June 21, 2013

As school districts bolster their police forces, students across California are pushing Sacramento for restorative justice.

June 17, 2013