Activism

Father of History Father of History

Bettina Aptheker's recent memoir has incited fierce debate over her father s legacy.

Oct 18, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Christopher Phelps

Toxic Toys Toxic Toys

As safety scandals dampen the public's appetite for cheap imports, the European Union is raising doubts about standards and oversight in the US toy industry.

Oct 18, 2007 / Feature / Mark Schapiro

With Facts on Our Side With Facts on Our Side

Faced with a choice between facts and theology, antichoicers choose the latter every time.

Oct 18, 2007 / Column / Katha Pollitt

UAW R.I.P.? UAW R.I.P.?

To save the domestic auto industry, the UAW may end up killing itself.

Oct 18, 2007 / Editorial / Max Fraser

Inconvenient Truth-Tellers Inconvenient Truth-Tellers

This year's Nobel Peace Prize should spur governments and people everywhere to urgent action on climate change.

Oct 18, 2007 / Editorial / The Editors

Does the ‘T’ Stand Alone? Does the ‘T’ Stand Alone?

As a gay rights bill moved through Congress, some prominent Democrats tried to exclude protections for transgenders. The LGBT community revolted.

Oct 17, 2007 / Feature / Christopher Lisotta

Watada’s Double Jeopardy Watada’s Double Jeopardy

A legal drama is unfolding in Washington State over whether an Army officer who refuses to serve in Iraq has the same Constitutional rights as the rest of us.

Oct 12, 2007 / Feature / Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith

How the Military Can Stop an Iran Attack How the Military Can Stop an Iran Attack

Peace activists are reaching out to US military officials to dampen the Bush Administration's ardor for attacking Iran.

Oct 9, 2007 / Feature / Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith

A Different Sort of War on Terror A Different Sort of War on Terror

How can Americans become more generous?

Oct 8, 2007 / Feature / Jason Kaye

South Africa’s Winter of Discontent South Africa’s Winter of Discontent

As the gap widens between rich and poor, millions of black workers are challenging African National Congress rule. How did a victory against apartheid turn into class war?

Oct 4, 2007 / Feature / William Johnson

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