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The Spirit of Wisconsin

How Scott Walker’s unionbusting spurred a popular uprising.

After years of fraying, the US social compact is in danger of coming apart altogether. Will Americans fight back?

Imagine an America which stands not in pursuit of an axis of evil, but which is itself at the axis of peace and freedom.

Johnson explains how the tiny Nordic country came to be the most feminist place on earth.

The government is blocking access to websites at the airport and moving bills through the Knesset to stifle political speech. Where will it end?

Civil rights issues will be central to the success or failure of the Obama presidency.

Blogs

What does a positive test mean when your economic fate hinges on the result? What kind of “discipline” is maintained by subjugating bodily privacy in the name of “public safety”?

April 18, 2014

For families torn apart, Obama’s failure to reform deportation procedures is a matter of life and death. 

April 17, 2014

Winning on abortion rights means talking—and listening—to voters in a new way.

April 16, 2014

Democrats are embracing the cause of voting rights. Why aren't Republicans?

April 14, 2014

The UK seems keen on abandoning its most vulnerable workers to the rule of the master of the house.

April 4, 2014

States are cutting back voting days, repealing same-day registration and creating strict voter identification requirements.

April 3, 2014

Northeastern University's decision to suspend Northeastern's SJP provoked a response that spread outside the university's borders.

April 1, 2014

Wisconsin and Ohio are the latest GOP-controlled states to limit access to the ballot.

March 28, 2014

Students at the University of North Carolina want to ensure workers who make UNC apparel operate under safe conditions.

March 11, 2014

The right-wing attack machine defeats Debo Adegbile’s nomination to head DOJ Civil Rights Division.

March 5, 2014