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pro-choice

The last century—and the next—of women’s struggle for justice.

Yoko’s 80th birthday is a day to celebrate her art, music and activism.

Columbia University

Where are their voices on the major issues of the day?

It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”

"We're not going to outspend the fossil fuel industry," the 350.org founder explains. "We have to find other currencies to work in, and those are the currencies of movements."

Immigration reform protest

Will Obama’s new immigration reform agenda lead to real changes for the millions of immigrants living in legal limbo?

What can we expect from comprehensive immigration reform? In this Nation Conversation, Aura Bogado breaks down the range of possibilities for America's undocumented.

Judith Butler

Despite a campaign to silence them, philosophers Judith Butler and Omar Barghouti spoke at Brooklyn College on Thursday night. In an exclusive, The Nation presents the text of Butler’s remarks.

Undocumented activist Marco Saavedra talks with The Nation's Francis Reynolds and Aura Bogado about the struggle to crack open an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center. 

Blogs

Representative Keith Ellison wants to make forming a union a civil right.

July 28, 2014

Civil rights groups seem willing to sell out their own members for a buck.

July 25, 2014

In high school, I learned that one person and one group of passionate committed individuals can build a powerful movement.

July 22, 2014

Hooligan Sparrow, a lone voice for China’s sex workers, is being gagged on the eve of her appearance at the International AIDS Conference in Australia.

July 21, 2014

Organized by the New Economy Coalition, CommonBound brought together more than 650 activists, academics, and students to discuss what the “new economy” is and share projects that had been working to further its realization.

July 18, 2014

Unions, community and religious groups organize to prioritize the interests of working families over the interests of Wall Street bankers.

July 17, 2014

The bill purports to target only those who purchase sex, but threatens to indirectly criminalize many of the services, spaces and personal interactions that would make it possible for sex workers to openly do business.

July 16, 2014

A potential 2016 presidential candidate adds a moral message—and tone—to discourse.

July 15, 2014

Across the country, students stage sit-ins, rally and unionize for justice—and win.

July 14, 2014

The organization is calling out members of the CBC it believes are siding with the telecom industry over the interests of everyday Internet users.

July 14, 2014