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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.

Hands Off Our Pensions

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

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A nonprofit, Catholic healthcare giant makes hundreds of millions in profits, raises the salaries of corporate executives and asks workers earning $31,000 a year to pay a $3,100 deductible for healthcare.

March 18, 2013

Undocumented immigrant activists have protested on the street and infiltrated detention centers. Their next stop? Courtrooms.

March 15, 2013

Across the country, universities are breaking their promises—on affordability, diversity and protection against rape. What do students have to say about it?

March 15, 2013

March 15 marks the start of Hungary’s 1848 revolution—and protesters are once again hitting the streets for basic rights.

March 14, 2013

Organizers say management retaliated against strikers by locking them out of their homes.

March 13, 2013

This week witnessed widespread school closings in Philadelphia, the threat of war with Iran, the death of Hugo Chávez and the exploits of the Russian (and American) secret police. What's in the tea leaves? 

March 9, 2013

Alleging unpaid wages and repeated retaliation, workers are coming out about immigrant injustice. 

March 6, 2013

This week, students across the country rail against program cuts, tuition hikes and racist university policies. What’s next for reproductive justice in Alabama? Could Congress be on the verge of a student new deal?

March 1, 2013

Forecasts look gloomy from Chicago to Greece as politicians play on economic fears, but there are patches of sunlight in places like Chile, where factions are joining to protest neoliberal policies, and Toronto, where undocumented residents may soon be given equal access to services.

 
March 1, 2013

Ari Berman appears on Washington Journal to debate the importance of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act—which is currently under review by the Supreme Court.

February 27, 2013