Quantcast

Nation Topics - Movements | The Nation

Topic Page

Articles

News and Features

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. 

One year after Occupy Wall Street first shook the world, what lies ahead for the movement?

Occupy Debt

Bereft of their big tent at Zuccotti Park, activists have found a unifying theme in debt.

Can Debt Spark a Revolution?

If Occupy evolves into a debt resistance movement, the results could be explosive.

Occupy Wall Street: New Ways of Thinking About Space

As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.

An Israeli court absolved the state of responsibility for her death. But the memory of this courageous activist for Palestinian rights will help advance her cause.

Despite rumors of its demise, Occupy Wall Street has given rise to a flurry of actions targeting the 99 percent. What is this new phenomenon—and what role will it play in November?

At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech. 

O’Reilly and his crew cooked up the wacky theory this week that the Institute for Policy Studies is serving as the clandestine headquarters for the Occupy movement.

Blogs

The recent wave of attacks against women in Tahrir Square reveal that in our global rape culture, women's bodies can be used as both tools of war and casualties of “freedom.”

July 8, 2013

Reporting from Cairo, Sharif Abdel Kouddous explains why Egyptians are protesting against the president they helped to elect only one year ago.

July 1, 2013

With victory in the fight for marriage equality in sight, what should LGBT activists focus on now?

June 27, 2013

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