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A decade after Illinois Governor George Ryan emptied death row and pardoned four innocent men who were tortured by police under Commander Jon Burge, the city of Chicago has not admitted to its collective crimes.

California flag

Local and state governments are gaining the ability to restore basic services and infrastructure.

The victories of 2012 demand we double down in the fight against global warming. 

Afghanistan war

Peace forces could join with labor, civil rights and environmental coalitions to pressure Obama to “do some nation-building here at home.”

For Yolanda Andrews, losing her house would mean losing everything. That's why she's standing up to predatory banking.

Smokestacks

Latinos—along with other minorities and youth—are the strongest supporters of action against climate change. It’s time mainstream enviros got the message.

350.org

350.org’s caravan heads to Washington, DC, to push President Obama to address climate change in his second term.

Barack Obama

The “rising American electorate” carried Obama and a strong slate of Democrats to victory.

How can progressives balance support for the Democrats with the need to mobilize grassroots support for social and economic causes?

American Freedom Defense Initiative's Islamophobic ad campaign faced massive pushback from the forces of decency and justice.

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Command and Control documents nuclear near-misses and the possibility of a doomsday scenario, bringing nuclear dangers back into the fore.

September 17, 2013

Harvard tells students and alumni that it will only consider divestment in "extraordinarily rare circumstances." Well, let's see...

September 16, 2013

When one side of an election fight is led by conspiratorial maniacs with guns, it’s hard for the good guys to win.

September 13, 2013

Prof. Stephen F. Cohen goes on HuffPost Live to promote diplomacy with Russia.

September 13, 2013

Finally, Native American voices are being heard by the media in protest of the name “Redskins.”

September 13, 2013

Next week marks the two-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Here are what some of the best and brightest organizers are working on now.

September 12, 2013

Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel goes on ABC’s This Week to say why she believes the US should not strike Syria.

September 9, 2013

An inquiry into conflict-of-interest allegations will likely push the State Department’s decision on the pipeline to 2014. 

August 27, 2013

Chris Hayes responds with optimism to Wen Stephenson’s review of his documentary, The Politics of Power.

August 19, 2013

A reaction to Chris Hayes's MSNBC documentary on climate change, The Politics of Power.

August 19, 2013