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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.

As we finish our last-minute holiday shopping, we shouldn't forget the great sacrifices of the workers who make the products we buy and the work still to be done to create safe workplaces for all.

If you're disappointed with Obama, Rev. Jesse Jackson has a reminder for you: American presidents haven't done many great things without a mass movement pushing them every step of the way.

Over the past decade, the immigrants' rights movement has become a strong grassroots force. Now it's time to develop a unified legislative strategy that can shape the national debate.

Peter Dreier's list of the fifty most influential progressives of the twentieth century honored the people who moved progressive ideas in America from the marginal to the mainstream. But his list could only include a handful of all those who have contributed to this tradition. We asked our readers to nominate the American progressives who have made the biggest difference in the twentieth century.

Investigative journalist Isabel Macdonald explains how she uncovered Lou Dobbs's immigration hypocrisy for her explosive article in this issue of The Nation.

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In a panel at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Nation sports editor Dave Zirin discusses the myriad controversies swirling around the Sochi Olympics.

February 10, 2014

Activists hold the largest civil rights rally in the South since the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965.

February 8, 2014

Perkins’s ignorant comments reflect a spreading disquiet among the super-rich that populist attitudes may be getting out of control. 

February 4, 2014

The Stand Your Ground defense is being used to justify another senseless murder. 

February 4, 2014

A rally for the young trans woman who was murdered in Harlem hoped to shed light on the world trans people navigate, full of hate and violence.

February 3, 2014

Khmer-American artist Kat Eng wants shoppers to think about capitalism’s exploitation of workers.

January 30, 2014

“Ms. Johansson’s role promoting the company SodaStream is incompatible with her role as an Oxfam Global Ambassador,” Oxfam says.

January 30, 2014

The League of Young Voters Education Fund and the Dream Defenders offer up an honest take of the state of our union. 

January 29, 2014

Restauranteur and activist Andy Shallal is making a long shot bid for DC mayor. 

January 22, 2014

Here is a little known fact about the famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail." 

January 20, 2014