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"Seattle East," "A16," "Mobilization for Global Justice"--by whatever name you call it, a coalition of Teamsters and turtles, students and scholars, church, human rights, consumer and environment

Students heading for DC are bringing more than a toothbrush and a change of underwear.

The promise of Seattle was captured in an antic moment observed by one young environmental activist.

"Le monde n'est pas une marchandise"--the world is not a commodity--proclaimed the large banner in the Parisian demonstration against the WTO.

The ideological rigidity that governs punditocracy trade debate transcends right/left dichotomies.

As workers and holiday shoppers spilled out of Manhattan's midtown skyscrapers
and stores during rush hour last week, they were confronted with an unusual
sight: Several thousand demonstrators,

A little broken glass in the streets of Seattle has transformed the World Trade Organization into a popular icon for the unregulated globalization that tramples human values on every continent, a

During the Battle in Seattle, The Nation and The Nation Institute kept a high profile, deploying a contingent of staff and contributors and helping to stage one of the best-r

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The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking and servitude.

November 7, 2013

After breaking the silence around physical violence against women, will the global mobilization take on the economy?

February 14, 2013

Who is the real beneficiary of US food aid—those suffering from chronic hunger worldwide, or American agricultural corporations?

November 30, 2012

What if the debate about the so-called "fiscal cliff" were framed in human rights terms?

November 20, 2012

Protesters for equality are met with violent represssion.

June 25, 2012

Thousands of activists in Mexico continue to protest the G20 while certain US media pundits blather away about trivialities. 

June 19, 2012

The country's largest industrial labor union is teaming up with the world’s largest worker-cooperative to put people to work in enterprises that build worker power.

March 27, 2012

Plenty of Americans are (unknowingly) supporting war profiteers.

June 30, 2011

Morocco, long considered one of the most stable Arab countries, is not immune to the unrest sweeping the region.

February 17, 2011

Hampshire Students for Justice in Palestine defy Dershowitz and plan first national campus Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions conference.

September 25, 2009