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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.

The documentary, starring the late Andrew Breitbart, is a deranged hodge-podge of bizarre memes, wild dot-connecting and unadulterated fury.

We spoke with organizers, union workers and students in debt who all seem to agree that Occupy isn't over.

A democratic revolution is possible—and necessary.

Contributions to our special issue on Occupy at one by artist and occupier Molly Crabapple.

Those claiming Occupy has failed already forget what other social justice sucesses have taught us: change is slow. 

Occupy activists are moving debt from the personal to the political. 

While CIA agents that tortured and killed prisoners go unpunished, whistleblower John Kiriakou faces up to forty-five years in prison. 

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And they’re picking up steam throughout the country.

June 19, 2013

Twenty-two protesters were arrested in front of the State Department office in Chicago.

June 18, 2013

We're all upset about Game of Thrones. What if we felt the same way about Turkey?

June 4, 2013

A proposal that would have allowed states to require clear labels is rejected by Republicans and Democrats.

May 25, 2013

When will the feds bring big banks to justice?

May 24, 2013

Are big banks the next frontier in the anti-poverty crusade?

May 17, 2013

This week, the movement experienced a cross-country resurgence. What’s next?

May 14, 2013

Activists are opposing the construction of a pipeline beneath New York City that will carry the controversial highly pressurized gas.

May 6, 2013

Bank accountability activists continue to send a clear message to the big banks: “You can run, but you can’t hide.”

April 30, 2013

The upcoming protests have already attracted the attention of authorities—including the FBI.

April 29, 2013