Activism

For Pro-Life Bloggers, a New Hubris For Pro-Life Bloggers, a New Hubris

Relishing Samuel Alito's impact on the Supreme Court, pro-life bloggers are already laying strategies to win hearts and minds in a transformed legal landscape.

Jan 31, 2006 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

The New Face of the Campus Left The New Face of the Campus Left

Since the 1970s Republican conservatives have been the dominant political force on American campuses. But groups like Campus Progress, better groomed and better organized than thei...

Jan 26, 2006 / Feature / Sam Graham-Felsen

Prochoice Puritans Prochoice Puritans

As prochoicers seek to reframe their arguments, injecting more moralism into the antiabortion debate will not keep abortion legal and accessible.

Jan 26, 2006 / Column / Katha Pollitt

UCLA’s Dirty Thirty UCLA’s Dirty Thirty

Negative media coverage has succeeded in undermining support among prominent conservatives for a UCLA alumni group that paid students to target and expose left-leaning faculty.

Jan 26, 2006 / Editorial / Jon Wiener

What’s Race Got to Do With It? What’s Race Got to Do With It?

Socially conservative black churches may be ripe for exploitation by the Christian right on gay marriage. But that's only part of the story.

Jan 25, 2006 / Beneath the Radar / Gary Younge

When Will US Women Demand Peace? When Will US Women Demand Peace?

Polls show large numbers of American women have grave doubts about the Iraq War: But where are they? A new campaign aims to mobilize American women for global protests March 8.

Jan 24, 2006 / Editorial / Medea Benjamin

Cesar’s Ghost Cesar’s Ghost

Cesar, who was always good at symbols, saved his best for last: a simple pine box, fashioned by his brother's hands, carried unceremoniously through the Central Valley town he made...

Jan 21, 2006 / Feature / Frank Bardacke

A Is for Anti-Woman A Is for Anti-Woman

What's at stake for women if Samuel Alito is confirmed to the US Supreme Court? Reproductive rights are only the tip of the iceberg.

Jan 19, 2006 / Editorial / Sharon Lerner

Working-Class Hero Working-Class Hero

While the edges continue to be smoothed off Martin Luther King Jr.'s bracing challenges to racism, war and free-market exploitation, the holiday is a time to remember a leader who...

Jan 11, 2006 / Books & the Arts / William P. Jones

Green Power Green Power

The Green Party fell from power in recent German elections, but Greens continue to be the party to watch, a progressive influence on the world's third-largest economy.

Jan 11, 2006 / Feature / Mark Hertsgaard

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