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There's more to the legend of Jane Jacobs than her showdown with Robert Moses.
 

Thoroughly green and worker-owned, co-ops are a vibrant response to economic distress.

The joy and community found in Mardi Gras offer an antidote to defeatism and despair.

Washington more often suffocates than satisfies our dreams, and this may prove to be the twenty-third season's unwavering dramatic thread.

Legal remedies are not strong enough to save defrauded citizens from losing their homes.

Representative Marcy Kaptur, a longstanding advocate for foreclosure relief, talks to The Nation about prospects for sweeping financial reform.

Mandatory mediation programs are preventing foreclosures across the country. Congress should do more to support them.

Charles Pugh's sexual orientation took a back seat to Detroit voters' concerns about the economy and unemployment.

The country's oldest student association has its eyes on the prize--student aid reform.

Some hardcore Obama campaign volunteers find rewarding jobs outside the administration.

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In a rebuff to GOP extremism, voters reject Mississippi’s personhood amendment and Ohio’s attack on labor rights. 

November 9, 2011

Labor rights, voter rights, gay rights, immigrant rights, Democratic renewal, independent progressives, a sheriff with a heart and “Occupy” candidates: all on the ballot for 2011's busiest election day.

November 7, 2011

 Boulder voters reject corporate personhood, and move to replace private power with a public utility.

November 4, 2011

New York City’s new sex ed curriculum is based on real evidence: very young teens are having sex, and need to know how to stay safe.

October 26, 2011

President Obama is moving forward to reform NCLB unilaterally, but the House GOP has its own plan.

September 23, 2011

For the first time since the Vietnam War, mayors are calling for ending wars and redirecting funds to services at home.

June 21, 2011

Veteran fixer Rahm Emanuel fixes his ballot problem by finding a court that will let him run for mayor of Chicago.

January 28, 2011

The snow is mostly melted after a near-record storm immobilized much of New York for nearly four days last week. But before non-New Yorkers gloat -- beware -- the Big Apple's storm offers just a taste of a crop of problems that are likely to be coming your way.

January 3, 2011

Support the Working Families Party—a real progressive alternative.

October 13, 2010

A tale of two attacked cities, or the differences between New York and Oklahoma City.

September 24, 2010