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Activists are figuring out what went wrong at the climate summit and what to do next.

The G-8 powers are willing to do just about anything to get a deal in Copenhagen. But the urgency doesn't come from a desire to stop climate change.

The Copenhagen summit has witnessed the coming of age of a genuine, global and muscular mass movement on behalf of climate action.

One lesson we've learned from the economic crisis is that it's even more crucial during the holiday season to give more meaningfully.

The "Seattle coalition" for fair trade has suffered some setbacks, but on the whole we have filled the political space we created in the tear gas and drizzle a decade ago.

A decade after Seattle, there is no WTO expansion. But there is also no WTO turnaround.

In dozens of recent Congressional contests, fair traders have replaced free traders.

The prochoice movement stops playing nice in the fight for healthcare reform.

Promising local initiatives are pointing the way forward for national policy.

Some of the best activism is happening in Britain—but in policy terms, payoff has been slight.

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Civil rights groups seem willing to sell out their own members for a buck.

July 25, 2014

Unions, community and religious groups organize to prioritize the interests of working families over the interests of Wall Street bankers.

July 17, 2014

A potential 2016 presidential candidate adds a moral message—and tone—to discourse.

July 15, 2014

A watchdog group has uncovered numerous labor violations at a Samsung supplier in southern China—including underage workers.

July 11, 2014

There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights. 

July 2, 2014

What happened to the party that fifty years ago played such a vital role in passing the Civil Rights Act?

July 2, 2014

Across the country, the summer is heating up with youth-led direct action.

July 1, 2014

While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.

June 20, 2014

A new letter signed by 1,000 women of color calls on the president’s initiative on boys and men to include girls and women.

June 18, 2014

Pride month begins in Washington Square Park with the continued legacy of the LGBT Rally for the Homeless.

June 13, 2014