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Will her solitary protest become a turning point for a nation disillusioned with a President and his war?

David Sirota calls progressives to action with a plan for a grassroots movement that unites fragmented factions.

Feminists for Life fails to acknowledge women as moral agents. And in that sense, they aren't feminists at all.

In the wake of the labor split, nothing revolutionary or even progressive is discernible in this schism.

Whether or not Roberts would overturn Roe, his judicial conservatism provides ample cause for concern.

An international furor over the hanging of "two gay teenagers" in Iran.

The Entergy Nuclear company of Jackson, Missippippi, with the blessing
of the Bush Administration, is seeking preliminary approval to add one
or two new nuclear reactors to its existing reactor

The abysmal cases of slave labor in the US are both shocking and terribly mundane.

In the aftermath of the labor split, both sides must get beyond recriminations and hold themselves to common goals.

Picking up the pieces at the AFL-CIO convention.

Blogs

It continues in the courts of law and public opinion—but justice is expensive.

May 27, 2015

Today's national day of action hopes to draw attention to the lives of black women and girls lost to police violence.

May 21, 2015

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

The man who exposed the agency’s torture program bids farewell to prison and moves on with his life.

May 6, 2015

Forty years later, we still haven’t confronted the true lesson of Vietnam.

May 5, 2015

The unrest in Baltimore is about more than a single death—it’s about the structural racism, inequality, and poverty that have plagued our society for too long.

May 5, 2015

A coalition including Coalition for America's Future, Daily Kos, Student Debt, and The Nation delivered a petition to Elizabeth Warren calling for the cancelation of all student debt. 

May 4, 2015

The May Day occupation is part of an escalating campaign to get the Guggenheim to end the exploitation of migrant workers at the museum's Abu Dhabi site.

May 4, 2015

In Baltimore and beyond, a generational uprising.

May 1, 2015