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On the eightieth anniversary of the riot in that city, we commemorate the report written for this magazine by a remarkable journalist.

Despite statements to the contrary, the rule is resulting in tragic circumstances for women abroad.

Durbin, South Africa, will see the coming together of a large cohort with its own pressing agenda.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan is a disappointment to those who counted on him to uphold the banner
of ethical social change.

Puerto Ricans of all stripes question the Navy's presence there.

Should the question of personhood at the embryo stage really be decided by politicians?
 

Not every citizen has accepted the Court's momentous presidential decision.

Under pressure from activists, the city agreed to assist its poorest residents.

At the end of this summer, an event will take place that could change the way the world thinks about one of its most vexing problems--racism.

Only hours into the United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) national conference in Chicago--before half of the participants had even arrived--students were walking the picket line in s

Blogs

Conservatives have attacked unions as bad for African Americans, but the truth is that civil rights and the labor movement have gone hand-in-hand for decades.

May 13, 2011

Three years ago, on May 12, 2008, the first episode of GRITtv hit the air. Given life by Free Speech TV, the project we imagined was a daily forum for changemakers that would welcome new voices and celebrate diversity.

May 13, 2011

The Olympics and the World Cup are coming to Brazil. For the poor living in the favelas, the message should be clear: be afraid, be very afraid

May 12, 2011

Arizona senator provides definitive refutation against Mukasey, Cheney, Rep. King.

May 12, 2011

Major disasters show us how interdependent people are in this country and force us to better understand how we can work together in communities and in government.

May 10, 2011

A miscalculation, an overreach and a massively foolhardy and hubristic move is how The Nation's Chris Hayes describes the GOP's attack on Medicare.

May 10, 2011

A University of Pennsylvania student describes the pressure to begin alumni donations—even before he's picked up his diploma.

May 10, 2011

Senator Bernie Sanders is back with a plan for real health care reform. Instead of cutting Medicare, as Paul Ryan proposes, he wants to respond to our health-care crisis with a single-payer "Medicare for All" plan that cuts costs while expanding quality care.

May 10, 2011

Atlanta Hawks basketball player Etan Thomas refuses to be silent, especially when the state of Georgia takes a major step backward toward its dark past.

May 9, 2011

The Senate and the House of Representatives agree: single-payer health care is the only way to provide real coverage for all.

May 9, 2011