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Homeless in America

What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering is that to be homeless in America is to live like a fugitive.

Occupy Wall Street

Its power lies not in any specific demands, endorsements or alliances but in its direct appeal to the hearts and minds of the population at large.

Occupy Chicago protester

Don't be left behind: everyone from Jeffrey Sachs to Deepak Chopra and Suze Orman is jumping on the Occupy Wall Street wagon.

As Occupy Wall Street goes global, we must define a bold, clear vision going forward. The stakes have never been higher.

Occupy Wall Street

A letter of thanks to Mohammed Bouazizi, the young man whose death set off a year of revolutions.

Fred Shuttlesworth

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a giant of the civil rights movement known for his decades of work in support of desegregation, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.

Occupy Wall Street

As Occupy Wall Street spreads, more than 115 parallel occupations have cropped up in cities around the world. Is this the beginning of something new?

The OWS phenomenon has inspired millions. If it links up with the slow, difficult work of movement-building, it can bring about systemic change.

American flag

Van Jones of Green For All has joined MoveOn.org, the Campaign for America’s Future and dozens of other progressive organizations to challenge the reign of private interests.

A conversation with some of the top figures in American philanthropy reveals a shared belief in the power of institutional giving to benefit the most vulnerable among us.

Blogs

Who ends up being most affected by urban schools closings?

January 28, 2013

Philadelphia students, teachers and allies—including a majority of City Council members—are pushing back against the district's proposed closing of thirty-seven schools. 

January 28, 2013

Seattle’s one-of-a-kind city program holds all public officials accountable for racial equity.

January 28, 2013

Edi Arma’s 11-year-old son describes the trauma of seeing his dad picked up by ICE agents. 

January 25, 2013

Protesters again are demanding bread, freedom and social justice under new president Mohamed Morsi.

January 25, 2013

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is ending her hunger strike—but the fight for indigenous sovereignty continues. 

January 24, 2013

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow incorrectly stated that no protest permits were requested for President Obama’s second inauguration.

January 22, 2013

A space for students to share news about the wide range of social and political struggles in which they're involved.

January 18, 2013

Continued racial profiling and record deportations lead some to believe that immigration may not be solved anytime soon. 

January 18, 2013

In a nation where it’s easy to despair of suffusing reaction all around us, some had the guts to tell the heartland to be free.

January 18, 2013