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Shujaa Graham

“I killed the thing that almost killed me,” said Kirk Bloodsworth, who faced execution in Maryland, the latest state to outlaw capital punishment.

Digital surveillance

Search engine executives warn about invasive government surveillance, but the digital arms trade begins with their own technologies.

Stop Family Violence

America's military-masculinity complex is generating violence on a mass scale—at home.

Wall Street

A GAO examination of the Independent Foreclosure Review reveals massive levels of incompetence and negligence.

Proposition 8 opponents

Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.

Palestinian home

A just solution to the conflict—whether it results in one state or two—would dismantle those institutions that privilege any ethnic, religious or national group.

Venezuela protest

He may have been a dominant, charismatic leader, but Chavismo is an internally diverse, deeply rooted movement that will not disappear anytime soon.

Bahrain protest

Two years after the Arab Spring came to Bahrain, protesters are still fighting rampant human rights abuses—a bloody battle that isn't likely to end anytime soon.

Rosa Parks

The memorial to Parks turned her into a meek and redemptive figure—instead of the radical freedom fighter she was until the end of her life.

Stephane Hessel

Remembering the French resistance spy, diplomat, Buchenwald survivor and human rights defender.

Blogs

When a Pennsylvania jury sentenced Terrance Williams with the death penalty, they didn't know he had suffered years of violent sexual abuse at the hands of his victim. 

September 12, 2012

Larry Gibson, a leader of the fight against mountaintop removal, died Sunday. One of his last appearances is in Chris Hedges’s and Joe Sacco’s new book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

September 12, 2012

Republican House leadership continues to block passage of the Violence Against Women Act. No one suffers the consequences of this political gamesmanship more than Native women.

September 11, 2012

While Democrats are effusing over the Mom-in-Chief, it’s worth noting that a branch of NOW is currently petitioning Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stop discrimination against moms with young kids and infants.

September 5, 2012

The Nation’s Aura Bogado traveled with Undocubus and brings you her reporter’s notebook.

September 5, 2012

The death of Brian Anders didn't make flashy headlines. But it's people like him that make history.

September 4, 2012

In their final stop before arriving to Charlotte for the DNC, UndocuBus riders continue to inspire others to come out of the shadows in North Carolina.

August 31, 2012

On their way to the Democratic National Convention, UndocuBus riders find community in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

August 30, 2012

Instead of being commended for her bravery in speaking out, she’s called a liar.

 

August 29, 2012

Nearly half of all California voters are new or occasional voters. In South LA, one group is empowering community members to realize the significance of their vote.

August 28, 2012