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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.

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.

Blogs

Protesters again are demanding bread, freedom and social justice under new president Mohamed Morsi.

January 25, 2013

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is ending her hunger strike—but the fight for indigenous sovereignty continues. 

January 24, 2013

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow incorrectly stated that no protest permits were requested for President Obama’s second inauguration.

January 22, 2013

A space for students to share news about the wide range of social and political struggles in which they're involved.

January 18, 2013

Continued racial profiling and record deportations lead some to believe that immigration may not be solved anytime soon. 

January 18, 2013

In a nation where it’s easy to despair of suffusing reaction all around us, some had the guts to tell the heartland to be free.

January 18, 2013

Good for her, better for us.

January 15, 2013

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