Society | The Nation


How Prochoicers Can Take Back the Moral High Ground

It’s time to claim abortion rights as a social good.

by Katha Pollitt 

The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
Posted Oct 22 2014 - 1:18pm
While 90 percent of teens break the law, only some enter a violent system.
Posted Oct 15 2014 - 1:53pm
For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
Posted Oct 14 2014 - 12:46pm


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The protests that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown created a network of youth in revolt.

The vendetta against him and whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling reflects an antidemocratic goal: the uninformed consent of the governed.

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A swift international response could have contained the outbreak.

Bill Maher

What is brave about expressing an opinion that’s already held by a plurality of Americans?