In 1963, Jackson stood with Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. For last weekend's One Nation rally, Jackson traveled to DC from Detroit, a city in dire need of sustainable jobs.
One month before voters head to the polls for midterm elections, tens of thousands of progressive activists from across the country converged on the Lincoln Memorial Saturday to take part in the One Nation Working Together March on Washington.
The radical ideas of one generation become the common sense of the next. Here, Peter Dreier honors the people who moved progressive ideas in America from the marginal to the mainstream.
Ari Melber discusses immigration reform and Crist’s switch to Independent on The Dylan Ratigan Show.
Over a thousand gathered to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and to pass the torch to a new generation.
Under Obama, accountability for rights violations during the "war of terror" has been thin.
How the war on drugs gave birth to a permanent American undercaste.
Friends of The Nation and of Howard Zinn offer recollections of the man, his work, and his impact on thinkers and activists.