Emily Douglas on NARAL president Nancy Keenan, and Daniel Denvir on Philadelphia’s attack on public schools
Peter Kornbluh on Obama and Cuba, Salamishah Tillet on boycotting marriage, George Zornick on Eric Griego v. Wall Street crooks, plus a new project on poverty by Barbara Ehrenreich and the Institute for Policy Studies.
Ari Berman on Mitt Romney’s bogus job numbers.
Richard Kim on Obama and same-sex marriage, Connor Guy on the truth about Tasers, Hannah Murphy on Activist New York
George Zornick on Al Armendariz and the EPA, John Nichols on Michigan’s Emergency Manager law, Katrina vanden Heuvel on Russia’s Pussy Riot case
Elizabeth Whitman on participatory budgeting, Jessica Valenti on dirty tricks against Planned Parenthood, Scott Sherman on the fight over the New York Public Library, plus: the death penalty on trial
John Nichols on a big win against ALEC, Josh Eidelson on the killing of labor activist Aminul Islam, Melinda Tuhus on Connecticut's abolition compromise
George Zornick scrutinizes Obama’s stance on campaign finance reform, Laura Bolt reports on the Supreme Court’s strip-search ruling and the editors congratulate John Nichols on winning the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism.
John Nichols on a new anti-ALEC coalition, Jeremy Scahill on WikiLeaks, Syria and Libya, Liliana Segura on The Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice, Ebtihal Mubarak on Saudi political prisoners.
Zoë Carpenter on a community radio victory, Dana Frank on the White House support for Honduras, James Murphy on Ireland's Can't Pay Won't Pay Movement, Eric Alterman on Mike Daisey, plus a new poll on Afghanistan.