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July 1, 2021
On One Native American Reservation, Vaccine Hesitancy Has Long Historical Roots
On the Cheyenne River Reservation, the same government that for centuries brutally suppressed Lakota independence is now managing the Covid-19 vaccine drive.
April 9, 2021
Minneapolis Grieves for George Floyd
With the murder trial for officer Derek Chauvin underway, these photos show how activists continue to honor him and other victims of police violence.
February 25, 2021
Mexico Could Soon Become the Largest Legal Marijuana Market in the World
But activists say the law fails to address the widespread pain that decades of militarized enforcement have caused.
January 12, 2021
Housing Is a Right. During a Pandemic, It’s Also a Fight.
In California’s agricultural heartland, farmworkers are fighting back against expensive rents, substandard housing, and economic disenfranchisement.
December 22, 2020
The Latinx Future Will Not Look Like the Latinx Past
My generation is more outspoken—about inequality, assimilation, racism, and more—than those that came before.
Luis Manuel Diaz
The Nation is reader supported.
December 17, 2020
Women in Mexico Reckon With the High Cost of Migration
With husbands dying—from Covid-19, dangerous jobs, and more—in the US, many Mexican women are wondering whether migration is worth it anymore.
December 15, 2020
Tribal Territories Have the Right to Protect Their People Against the Pandemic
South Dakota has resisted shutting down in the face of Covid-19. The Cheyenne River Reservation is taking matters into its own hands.
December 10, 2020
Take What You Need and Give What You Can: A Mutual Aid Portrait
Residents of Morris County, N.J., aren’t waiting for federal relief—they’re helping each other.
December 8, 2020
Indigenous Cultures Take Root in New York
The traditional systems of mutual support that undergird many Indigenous Central and North American cultures have formed a safety net during a very dark time in New York City’s history.
Cinthya Santos Briones
December 1, 2020
Appalachia’s Hospital Closures Are a Slow-Motion Health Care Emergency
In the last decade, more than a dozen hospitals have closed in the region.