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Wall Street

A GAO examination of the Independent Foreclosure Review reveals massive levels of incompetence and negligence.

Proposition 8 opponents

Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.

Palestinian home

A just solution to the conflict—whether it results in one state or two—would dismantle those institutions that privilege any ethnic, religious or national group.

Venezuela protest

He may have been a dominant, charismatic leader, but Chavismo is an internally diverse, deeply rooted movement that will not disappear anytime soon.

Bahrain protest

Two years after the Arab Spring came to Bahrain, protesters are still fighting rampant human rights abuses—a bloody battle that isn't likely to end anytime soon.

Rosa Parks

The memorial to Parks turned her into a meek and redemptive figure—instead of the radical freedom fighter she was until the end of her life.

Stephane Hessel

Remembering the French resistance spy, diplomat, Buchenwald survivor and human rights defender.

pro-choice

The last century—and the next—of women’s struggle for justice.

It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”

What can we expect from comprehensive immigration reform? In this Nation Conversation, Aura Bogado breaks down the range of possibilities for America's undocumented.

Blogs

Forecasts look gloomy from Chicago to Greece as politicians play on economic fears, but there are patches of sunlight in places like Chile, where factions are joining to protest neoliberal policies, and Toronto, where undocumented residents may soon be given equal access to services.

 
March 1, 2013

Ari Berman appears on Washington Journal to debate the importance of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act—which is currently under review by the Supreme Court.

February 27, 2013

As the national debate on comprehensive immigration reform heats up, Georgia activists are fighting racist state-level policy.

February 27, 2013

Trayvon Martin’s death is important because it illustrates that race continues to mark the difference between life and death. 

February 26, 2013

This week's articles critique the United Nations, big labor, big business, the mainstream media and President Obama.

 

February 22, 2013

Nineteen years after the passage of the Violence Against Women Act, we need to reauthorize. We also need to do more.

February 15, 2013

This week, articles critique the spotty broadband coverage in the United States, our complacent foreign policy in the Middle East, the idealistic education proposals in Barack Obama's State of the Union address and the role of police abuse in creating vigilantes like Christopher Dorner.

February 15, 2013

After breaking the silence around physical violence against women, will the global mobilization take on the economy?

February 14, 2013

What didn't Obama say about immigration in his State of the Union address? The Nation’s Aura Bogado breaks it down at Democracy Now!

February 13, 2013

Some undocumented immigrants expected more on immigration from Obama’s State of the Nation speech. 

February 13, 2013