Social Justice

Antiwar Students Rock the Vote Antiwar Students Rock the Vote

Once they snubbed "Republicrats"; now they're set to oust Bush by any means.

Jul 17, 2003 / Feature / Liza Featherstone

The Web Rewires the Movement The Web Rewires the Movement

From MoveOn to, the net is facilitating a new citizen insurgency.

Jul 17, 2003 / Feature / Andrew Boyd

For Whom the Poll Tolls For Whom the Poll Tolls

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Jul 17, 2003 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Freedom Summer Anniversary

Bob Moses Bob Moses

Late one night in October 1961, I flew from Atlanta to Jackson, Mississippi, with Bob Moses.

Jul 2, 2003 / Feature / Tom Hayden

Dorothy Day Dorothy Day

In the final days of Rudy Giuliani's term as mayor of New York, three months after the heroism of 9/11, he quietly approved a politically wired project to build twenty-five mul...

Jul 2, 2003 / Feature / Wayne Barrett and Chris Barrett

Benjamin Mays Benjamin Mays

Benjamin Elijah Mays--devout Christian minister, uncompromising advocate for justice, career educator and longtime president of Morehouse College in Atlanta--was called the "Sc...

Jul 2, 2003 / Feature / Roger Wilkins

Bella Abzug Bella Abzug

"I've been described as a tough noisy woman--a prizefighter--a man-hater...a Jewish mother with more complaints than Portnoy.

Jul 2, 2003 / Feature / Patricia Bosworth

Dems–Why Not Woo the Young? Dems–Why Not Woo the Young?

Since 1968 the Democrats have been shut out, more or less, as majority party. But with a small bump in left-of-center turnout, they'd be running the country.

Jul 2, 2003 / Editorial / Thomas Geoghegan

Queer Cheer Queer Cheer

The Supreme Court's sweeping June 26 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas came almost seventeen years to the day after one of the darkest moments in the history of the gay movement.

Jul 2, 2003 / Editorial / Richard Kim

Moving on Media Reform Moving on Media Reform

It's no secret that Washington has a limited interest in the public interest these days.

Jun 26, 2003 / Editorial / John Nichols