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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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As sit-ins and fasts continue, campaigns against mandatory minimums, Stand Your Ground and youth incarceration gain traction. 

December 10, 2013

The Nation immediately recognized Scottsboro as a vital front in the battle for civil rights.

November 30, 2013

From Chicago to Albuquerque, the fight for racial and reproductive justice rages on.

November 22, 2013

The great passion of the president’s last year was a struggle to enact an amendment ending the poll tax and removing wealth barriers to voting. He was right to choose the constitutional route.

November 22, 2013

Message of support to LGBTQ youth are a beautiful sign of solidarity, but alone they are inadequate to deal with the depth and scale of the crisis at hand.

November 20, 2013

Coast to coast, students demand an end to cuts, tests and racist policing.

November 12, 2013

The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking and servitude.

November 7, 2013

College campuses are places for challeging intellectual debate, but racist ideology is neither challenging or intellectual. 

October 30, 2013

The future is still very uncertain for the first openly gay NBA player.

October 30, 2013

Across the country, students are sitting-in, speaking out and unionizing for justice.

October 29, 2013