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Barack Obama and supporters

In a second Obama term, we must organize to win a new social contract for a new economy.

Occupy Wall Street

In this election and after, we need to write a new story for our changing nation that places care and connection at the center.

Jesse Jackson and Gambian president Yahyah Jammeh

The reverend sat down with The Nation to talk about his humanitarian trip to Africa and poverty in America.

Those claiming Occupy has failed already forget what other social justice sucesses have taught us: change is slow. 

An Israeli court absolved the state of responsibility for her death. But the memory of this courageous activist for Palestinian rights will help advance her cause.

A Mapuche youth

The indigenous Mapuche people have been trying to reclaim their ancestral lands for the past ten years, but Chilean authorities have only reacted with force.

How to Launch a Mass Movement for Economic Justice

Progressive leaders are rolling out a bold plan to push Washington off the austerity path. But can they deliver?

How do you put a human face on an injustice that so often goes under the radar?

How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta.

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