MoveOn.org is leading a coalition of advocacy groups to overturn the Supreme Court decision.
At the US Social Forum, activists discuss how to meet basic needs—and take on the system.
Daniel Redman joins The Nation on Grit TV to describe how the brutal and dysfunctional juvenile justice system sends queer youth to prison in disproportionate numbers, fails to protect them from violence and discrimination while they're inside and to this day condones attempts to turn them straight.
Speaking before the Democratic Socialists of America in Chicago, The Nation's William Greider draws parallels between the political realities of today and the challenges labor activists, socialists and civic reformers mounted against US capitalism at the turn of the 20th century.
Instead of rape, let's just call it, "unilateral, physical intimacy." Instead of torture, let's just call it, "enhanced interrogation techniques," and pretend that it's not morally wrong.
“We never walked into Iran,” the three American hikers who have been detained in Iran since July 2009 say during a televised interview last month.
Proposition 8, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and Civil Unions? Nation Senior Editor Richard Kim and writer Reihan Salam talk it all out on Bloggingheads.tv.
At the US Social Forum in Detroit, activists from diverse backgrounds are making common cause.
NYU professor and Nation writer Greg Grandin on GRITtv discussing Honduras, Colombia and Glenn Beck's "particular brand of Americanism that can't escape a tourette-like reference to race."
Activist and filmmaker Iara Lee was aboard the Mavi Marmara on May 31 when the vessel was raided by the Israel Defense Forces. Though her camera and equipment were confiscated, she smuggled out an hour of footage.