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As we saw in this election, people of color can no longer be called "minorities." It's time to seize that power in the fight for true equality. 

Protest

Social movements must bring the creative energy of protest culture to electoral campaigns.

Whoever wins on November 6, progressive campaigns will continue to target the tiny elite that rules the country.

On October 22, people across the country gathered for the seventeenth National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation.

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.

Blogs

NGOs and foreign governments are preventing Haitians from repairing their broken country.

January 14, 2013

ICE’s contradictory policies are evident in the detention and almost immediate release of two undocumented immigrants. 

January 11, 2013

Idle No More is Canada's Occupy movement, but with deep, deep roots. Today there will be global solidarity actions in support of Canada's activists.

January 11, 2013

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