Barack Obama is promising a new era of "post-partisan" politics--but that's a politicians' cliché for making concessions on important issues.
Supporters of abortion rights have a lot to be hopeful about, but questions about the movement's direction are as pressing ever.
Will the UN ceasefire in Gaza stop the flow of arms to the terrorists? Because Israel is getting its planes and tanks and missiles from somewhere.
As attacks on the Seattle LGBT community have escalated, young activists have begun making news with their energy and fresh ideas.
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The payday loan industry has mushroomed by preying on workers whose shrinking real wages fail to cover rent and put food on the table.
Political prisoner Leonard Peltier suffered a severe beating after being transferred to a new prison, and his supporters are appealing for solidarity.
The first week of 2009 witnessed a full-on assault on Rhode Island's teachers and public employees, spearheaded by Republican Gov. Donald Carcieri.
In the first installment to his two-part biopic on Che Guevara, director Steven Soderbergh details Che's role in the Cuban Revolution.
Some 120 people came out in Atlanta to protest the King Center's choice of Rick Warren as keynote speaker at its annual service.
Even as Israel announced a "unilateral cease-fire" in its war on Gaza, hundreds turned out in several cities to show solidarity with the Palestinians.
Millions of people jammed into Washington to see history made with Barack Obama's inauguration. What they do now will shape the new era.
Contrary to the media propaganda, Hamas has won support among Palestinians because of its steadfast opposition to Israel's occupation.
Retired NBA All Star Alonzo Mourning has engaged with the world and politics like few other athletes.
Indigenous communities in Colombia's Jiguamiandó River Basin are organizing to stop Muriel Mining from exploiting their ancestral land.
For knowing our rights and the law, we were ridiculed, manhandled, cuffed, tossed in cells and charged with disorderly conduct.
Columnist Nicholas Kristof missed the memo that the economic crisis has exposed his neoliberal ideology as bankrupt.
Barack Obama's inauguration signifies the arrival of a new era in U.S. politics--but its exact shape depends on the struggle from below.
A Thai dissident is facing charges that could land him in jail for nothing more than publishing a book that criticizes a military coup and the monarchy.
Juan Cole's proposal that supporters of Palestinian rights need to form a "peace" lobby to counteract the "Israel lobby" is wrong on a number of points.
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