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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.

Hands Off Our Pensions

What US progressives can learn from British efforts to fight inequality.

Blaming themselves for their plight, the unemployed don’t look to protest—or to government—for a way out.

Visiting occupations in New York, Madrid, London and beyond, one finds almost eerie similarities, but also important differences.

Occupy Wall Street may be a directly democratic and leaderless movement—but that doesn’t mean it lacks structure.

The movement’s urgent challenge is to meet organized repression with organized resistance.

How Wall Street Occupied America

Why the rich keep getting richer and our democracy is getting poorer.

Occupy Wall Street

The protesters have put their faith in the last seemingly credible force in the world: each other.

Blogs

Two federal statutes may keep benefits from some elderly couples and and the spouses of gay veterans.

July 1, 2013

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute examines the unfinished—and widely forgotten—agenda of the March on Washington fifty years ago.

June 28, 2013

SONG, Southerners on New Ground, reacted to the decisions from the Supreme Court this week by releasing what they call their ‘love song’ to their friends and allies in the movement. They want your help.

June 27, 2013

Hundreds celebrated the overturning of DOMA and the dismissal of Proposition 8.

June 26, 2013

As students in Philadelphia and Chicago resist draconian budget cuts, organizers across the country build for August’s National Student Power Convergence.

June 21, 2013

As school districts bolster their police forces, students across California are pushing Sacramento for restorative justice.

June 17, 2013

The “Moral Monday” movement is challenging the GOP’s right-wing agenda in the Tarheel state.

June 12, 2013

As immigration reform approaches and the semester ends, students hit the streets for racial and reproductive justice.

June 7, 2013

Society is not post-racial. Barack and Michelle Obama need to stop telling young people of color otherwise.

June 5, 2013

Their crime: "failing to follow college officials' instructions" about protesting.

May 31, 2013