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What role should the social platform play as the feminist movement continues to grow?

Fort Hood shooting

Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves.

Sasha Menu Courey

To curb sexual assault, victims need allies and advocates. Former University of Missouri football player Rolandis Woodland is a model for this.

Deportation

His deportation policy isn’t just a moral failure—it’s bad politics, too.

A 2009 coup, followed by punitive sanctions, has led to a huge spike in human trafficking.

Wendy Kopp

Public school teachers are being laid off, but TFA is expanding—leaving some of its own recruits uncomfortable.

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

Harrison Ford

In Showtime’s powerful new documentary, Years of Living Dangerously, will the West’s rapacious consumption habits be let off the hook?

Woman on a laptop

While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.

The imprisonment of an American couple in Qatar reveals biases in criminal justice, at home and abroad.

Blogs

An ugly elbow has shown NBA player Metta World Peace that his playing future is in doubt, despite past good works.

April 23, 2012

Does Arizona’s immigration law go too far?

April 23, 2012

Could this be the last time Big Oil has to pay for its mistakes? 

April 23, 2012

How did the media cover the 2012 primary campaign?

April 23, 2012

 This week, a special investigation into BP's toxic legacy. Plus, I'm at the first ever New York City Green Festival, followed by the LA Times Book Festival. And, environmental correspondent Mark Hertsgaard on how to save Earth Day.

 

April 21, 2012

Up with Chris Hayes and Melissa Harris-Perry are diverse in terms of gender, race and parts of the brain utilized.

April 20, 2012

Honestly, it was only a matter of time. 

April 20, 2012

Wisconsin's governor is not just attacking labor rights, and voting rights, he's attacking access to reproductive rights. And Wisconsin women are losing  some vital Planned Parenthood services.

April 20, 2012

The deaths of eight people along the US-Mexican border in two years raises questions about the US Border Patrol’s excessive use of force.

April 20, 2012

Alterman-related news and an excerpt from The Cause.

April 20, 2012