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This year's World Social Forum gave culture its due--and reaped the rewards.

The immediate outcome of the Supreme Court's 5-to-4 decision in Roper v.

"Expert testimony" does not mean having a badge or a degree.

Absent George W. Bush's undergoing a conversion like St. Paul's on the road to Damascus, there probably won't be much good environmental news out of Washington in Bush's second term.

A federal magistrate in Georgia sentenced eleven people to prison for up to six months last week for crossing the line onto a military base in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience last fall.

Imagining the possibilities at the World Social Forum.

On issues of war and peace, progressives should take heart from the fact that no matter how aggressive the Bush Administration's intentions may be, its ability to carry them out is likely to be s

In the run-up to the January 30 election in Iraq, the prospects for a fair and credible outcome have steadily diminished.

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More than two-dozen groups are calling on lawmakers to address serious gaps and inconsistencies in the president’s strategy.

September 16, 2014

In a remarkable turn of events, a Massachusetts DA drops charges against climate activists—and then defends them.

September 8, 2014

The whole spat between Russia and the West could easily have been avoided.

September 8, 2014

A grassroots citizen-driven campaign has forced the Senate to debate a constitutional response to Citizens United.

September 7, 2014

If you’re asking the question “Where is the movement?” you simply haven’t been paying attention.

August 28, 2014

The First Amendment is under assault. Americans must preserve “the freedom that allows us to verify the existence of all other freedoms.”

August 18, 2014

According to a new report, the city’s collusion with immigration authorities has led to the unjust detention and deportation of noncitizens. 

August 13, 2014

Passionate American opposition to Israeli policy has rarely been more important.

July 29, 2014

The journey one of the first domestic workers’ groups in New York attests to the power of grassroots labor activism and the hurdles that come with it. 

July 3, 2014

Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.

July 1, 2014