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Mayor-appointed commissions and experts, mostly white and Republican,
propose to radically shrink and reshape a majority-black and Democratic
city.

A perfect storm of malign neglect is battering the victims of Hurricane
Katrina. But the people of New Orleans are fighting back: They deserve
our support as they press for the rights of the displaced.

Veterans of Iraq and Vietnam marched from Mobile to New Orleans to mark the third anniversary of the Iraq War, and to call attention to the Bush Administratrion's culture of incompentence, inhumanity and greed that has devastated Iraq and America's Gulf Coast.

Rachel Carson, Betty Friedan and Jane Jacobs opened vast new
possibilities for social transformation by writing about widespread
attacks on nature, women and the poor.

The antiwar messages most likely to be heard and acted upon by Congressional Democrats and wavering Republicans will come from their hometowns, where a growing number of activists are organizing with an eye toward communicating to Congress.

On this year's International Women's Day, antiwar feminists take note of how our society has become increasingly militarized as a cult of masculinity has tightened its grip on American politics.

The Corvallis City Council approved a resolution calling for American
troops to come home from Iraq.

When the day comes for America to be judged for its war on terror and
the human rights crimes that have been done in the name of its
citizens, who can say they stood up and said no?

Recent mining disasters demonstrate that the Bush Administration should be called to account for replacing federal mine regulators, who were identifying hazards and meeting requirements, with industry-friendly stand-ins.

Since the 1970s Republican conservatives have been the dominant
political force on American campuses. But groups like Campus
Progress, better groomed and better organized than their
predecessors, are pushing back.

Blogs

It continues in the courts of law and public opinion—but justice is expensive.

May 27, 2015

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

The man who exposed the agency’s torture program bids farewell to prison and moves on with his life.

May 6, 2015

Forty years later, we still haven’t confronted the true lesson of Vietnam.

May 5, 2015

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

The League’s co-founder, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a Nation staff editor, was known in the magazine’s offices for her habit of “absently nibbling raisins as she read clippings.”

April 8, 2015

To kill somebody for a cause you don’t believe in is potentially worse than being killed yourself, because those scars last forever.

March 26, 2015

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that. 

February 23, 2015

Activists in Fort Lauderdale have just filed a lawsuit alleging that the city’s ban on providing food to the homeless violates the First Amendment.

February 2, 2015

The film shies away from the big names and big institutions and offers a history of women’s rights organizing from the ground up.

January 16, 2015