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In his second inaugural address, the president stood for collective action, solidarity, social justice. Now let’s make him act on it.

It’s how I came to understand that the world—and all oppression—is connected.

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.

Blogs

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

Christ wouldn't like the craven and callous policies presented by the GOP.

November 6, 2012

Protecting freedom does not mean shielding a market from restrictions—it means fighting for economic justice and equality. 

November 5, 2012