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Pete Seeger

For his 90th birthday, a rollicking celebration at Madison Square Garden paid tribute to the extraordinary activist musician.

Zapatista school

Zapatista strongholds endure in the state of Chiapas, managing their own schools, banks, hospitals, arts collectives and system of government.

John Carlos

“You need to follow your conscience, follow your heart and follow your wisdom.”

Kiev protest

Coverage focused on the call for European integration has largely glossed over the rise in nationalist rhetoric that has led to violence. 

Minimum wage protest

Ten groups that are laying the foundation for an economic justice revival.

Mining protester

Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.

The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”

Edward Snowden

Throughout history, activists have proven that true patriotism demands a vigilant confrontation with government infamy.

For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them.

Blogs

We’ve come so far in the struggle against AIDS, but the most marginalized in society are still suffering.

December 3, 2013

The Nation immediately recognized Scottsboro as a vital front in the battle for civil rights.

November 30, 2013

The massive corporations taking part in Giving Tuesday aren’t anonymous. They want positive pr, and for that they deserve serious scrutiny.

November 29, 2013

This Black Friday, protesters across the country turned out in opposition to Walmart’s poor treatment of workers.

November 29, 2013

Protesters will demand more working hours, higher wages and an end to punitive actions against Walmart workers.

November 27, 2013

Every fast-food corporation that sources its tomatoes from Florida’s farms has signed onto the Fair Food Program except for Wendy’s.

November 25, 2013

Anti-poverty leaders discuss the need to move from just playing defense to working together to achieve a shared agenda.

November 25, 2013

From Chicago to Albuquerque, the fight for racial and reproductive justice rages on.

November 22, 2013

The great passion of the president’s last year was a struggle to enact an amendment ending the poll tax and removing wealth barriers to voting. He was right to choose the constitutional route.

November 22, 2013

A new security deal could leave troops in Afghanistan until "2024 and beyond."  

November 21, 2013