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Stadium in Brazil

Sports tournaments will pollute air for “the earth’s lungs.”

Protest

From education to gun control, progressive movements need to do a better job empowering the people whose interests they claim to serve.

Border

Along the US-Mexico border, the high-powered cameras are pointed at you and the drones are above you.

Twitter

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.

Blogs

Dave Zirin says that the Green Bay Packers are a special case in football, representing a possibility for community involvement and social change rarely seen in sports.

February 7, 2011

An American student reflects on the early days of the protests.

February 7, 2011

Arianna Huffington says HuffPo won't change. Perhaps. But her challenge now is to do what big media aren't very good at: create journalism sufficient to the demands of democracy.

February 7, 2011

Amidst the bombast, the Packers won the Super Bowl. But the broadcast did what it could to hide the truth of the team's radical ownership structure.

February 7, 2011

The uprisings in Egypt have inspired all sorts of people, including Private Bradley Manning, the young man being held in solitary confinement in Quantico, accused of being the source for Wikileaks. Manning's friend David House tweeted after visiting him this week that “Bradley's mood and mind soared” at the news from Egypt.

February 4, 2011

Over the next twenty years Muslim population in the US will double. As the numbers increase, will levels of mutual understanding and respect do the same?

February 4, 2011

Telegraph newspaper in the UK publishing stories on cables, posts on last night's WikiLeaks event at Columbia University, and the FBI reopens a probe into 9/11 plotters, possibly because of WikiLeaks cables

February 4, 2011

The United States has for more than two centuries held that freedom of the press is an essential freedom. Now that the Egyptian regime has launched a systematic attack on journalism and journalists, President Obama needs to make a clean break with the dictatorship that has for too long used US funds to assault American ideals.

February 4, 2011

Eric reflects on Martin Scorsese and Reed dissects the Groundhog Day mentality of Fox News's climate change "science," plus reader mail.

February 3, 2011

Many critics suggest WikiLeaks has revealed “nothing new” in Cablegate releases. So it seems useful to assemble most of the major revelations.

February 3, 2011