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An NYU law student asks a Supreme Court Justice, "Do you sodomize your wife?"

Terri Schiavo's life and death raise issues of acceptance, equity and rights.

Some 57 million nonunion workers in the United States say they would
form a union tomorrow if given the chance, according to new poll
conducted in February by Peter D. Hart and Associates.

A growing student movement is taking the company to task for its record on human rights around the globe.

Educators share strategies for opposing the war.

Though promoted as an antiracist event, the rally lamented the state of the corporate music industry generally.

Wal-Mart hopes to defeat its opponents by exploiting their racial divisions.

This year's World Social Forum gave culture its due--and reaped the rewards.

The immediate outcome of the Supreme Court's 5-to-4 decision in Roper v.

Blogs

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

What looks like a night of “chaos” in Baltimore was just one freeze-frame in a long arc of urban crisis.

May 1, 2015