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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.

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

 Bradley Manning cannot be connected to Assange, says U.S. military, New York Times considers options for making it easier for would-be leakers to provide large files to paper, like Al Jazeera's Transparency Unit, and WikiLeaks servers could heat a church? 

January 25, 2011

If healthcare reform regulations are enacted on behalf of all people, LGBT people will, at last, be counted in nationwide populations surveys, like the census; researched in terms of those health issues that appear to affect us disparately; and included in widespread cultural competency initiatives. 

January 24, 2011

 OpenLeaks explains problems with WikiLeaks, Al Jazeera's "Palestine Papers" not from WikiLeaks but seem to be inspired by WikiLeaks and more on Bradley Manning's imprisonment.

January 24, 2011

The cable network ends its contract with top-rated host—a progressive favorite who helped create a space for dissent on cable during the Bush-Cheney years.

January 21, 2011

Are you reading this because it mentions Sarah Palin?

January 21, 2011

How is it that one of the most incredibly important and far-reaching new health policies of the twenty-first century went into effect this past week, and you probably haven’t heard of it?

January 21, 2011

In the face of an emboldened right-wing assault in both legislatures and at clinic doors, the only thing to do is fight back.

January 21, 2011

Eric Alterman rounds up the best of New York, confronts Reagan's Alzheimer's and reader mail.

January 21, 2011

A Julian Assange biopic on the way (possibly) updates on Bradley Manning and more on cables leaked.

January 21, 2011

The government of The Great Regression tries to repeal healthcare and some long-forgotten silver screen classics.

January 20, 2011