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Right now, there are three votes on the Court to get rid of Roe altogether and often four or five to impose costly, chilling and burdensome regulations on the exercise of that right by the patient and her doctor.

Madame Curie's denial of radiation dangers is emblematic of the legacy we now face as America's romance with the atom draws to a close.

The project of racial reconciliation and historical correction is "constitutional" in the deepest, multiple senses of that word.

A recent decision reminds us that true equality for gay people will arrive only when the Supreme Court is not controlled by Justices whose moral view of gay people is negative.

Tonight is the finale for insiders and outsiders in Los Angeles this
week: In a few hours, Al Gore will be giving his acceptance speech at
the Staples Center.

President Bush was not deterred by lack of expertise when it came to deciding a highly specialized scientific issue.

"This conference is not like other conferences."

AOL's buyout of Time Warner may have been this year's largest new media/old media merger, but in terms of sheer market consolidation, PlanetOut's purchase of Liberation Publications in late March

Gay-Baiting in the Military Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Which current candidate for President reversed the abortion stand he
espoused as a Congressional candidate in the seventies and adopted a
position more acceptable to the mainstream of his party

Blogs

Who ends up being most affected by urban schools closings?

January 28, 2013

Philadelphia students, teachers and allies—including a majority of City Council members—are pushing back against the district's proposed closing of thirty-seven schools. 

January 28, 2013

Seattle’s one-of-a-kind city program holds all public officials accountable for racial equity.

January 28, 2013

Edi Arma’s 11-year-old son describes the trauma of seeing his dad picked up by ICE agents. 

January 25, 2013

Protesters again are demanding bread, freedom and social justice under new president Mohamed Morsi.

January 25, 2013

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is ending her hunger strike—but the fight for indigenous sovereignty continues. 

January 24, 2013

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow incorrectly stated that no protest permits were requested for President Obama’s second inauguration.

January 22, 2013

A space for students to share news about the wide range of social and political struggles in which they're involved.

January 18, 2013

Continued racial profiling and record deportations lead some to believe that immigration may not be solved anytime soon. 

January 18, 2013

In a nation where it’s easy to despair of suffusing reaction all around us, some had the guts to tell the heartland to be free.

January 18, 2013