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Community members gathered to protest the discriminatory practice that has increased by 600 percent since Mayor Bloomberg took office.

At the first International Drone Summit, advocates call for transparency and an end to the US policies that rain terror from the sky.

We do not care a whit about their human rights as long as they satiate our unbridled appetites.

The Hunger Games

Katniss Everdeen is a new kind of pop heroine. No boy-crazy shopaholic, she's a complex character on a quest of her own.

On its fiftieth anniversary, the founding declaration of SDS echoes today in democracy movements around the world.

Protest in New York City's Union Square against the killing of Trayvon Martin

A thousand demonstrators gathered in Union Square to call for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, Martin’s killer. More protests are planned across the country.

Wisconsin protests

The renewal of labor militancy and radical politics is being led by a rising generation with its own rock-and-rap passion.

The nation's oldest settlement house is closing. Is Jane Addams’s method—having citizens of different socioeconomic classes living among each other—a legacy that we should bring back to life?

The Progressive Honor Roll of 2011

This holiday season, we celebrate the most inspiring activists, organizations and politicians who are fighting for the 99 percent.

Blogs

In the latest picks, activists organize around education, economist Richard Wolff tells it like it is and Farc and the Colombian government make progress towards peace. Who said no news is good news?

April 12, 2013

If living through the reality of immigrant raids and detention seems difficult, try depicting it with cameras rolling.

April 8, 2013

This week, students and staff will walk out of class and off the job in support of a comprehensive set of demands for worker rights and economic equity.

April 8, 2013

For men of color in New York, getting stopped-and-frisked is a daily reality. Will the courts do anything to change it? 

April 5, 2013

The leading Democrat working to unveil a comprehensive immigration reform bill is getting his campaign money from the private detention industry.

April 3, 2013

When FAU accepted a private prison company's $6 million "goodwill" in stadium naming rights, students would have none of it. Now, the deal is dead.

April 2, 2013

If the new Jackie Robinson biopic follows standard Hollywood procedure, here's the complicated legacy it'll whitewash.

April 1, 2013

A watershed moment for marriage equality—and Tony Kushner’s moving essay nearly two decades ago: Introducing The Nation Archive!

March 30, 2013

We need escapist fantasies like Game of Thrones. But what’s it doing to our revolutionary imagination?

March 29, 2013

We do know that a comprehensive immigration reform bill will soon surface. The trouble is, we don’t know what it will contain.

March 28, 2013