Eve Ensler has said that nothing is more important than stopping violence against women. Her new short film encourages us to rise up do just that.
In Africa, women’s resistance to the new Green Revolution shows that the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
What’s the good news about the troubling practice of execution in the U.S.? We’re already abolishing it, state by state.
The story in photos: One year ago, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis. See the remarkable photos from his final days, from the perspective of his family, friends, and supporters.
A year ago today, the state of Georgia executed a man whose guilt was widely contested. Jen Marlowe, friend and journalist, on what it was like to stand with the Davis family on the last day.
Ongoing coverage of the people's movement to take back our democracy and build a new economy.
Cancer survivor Heidi Hutner worried about how to raise a baby girl in an increasingly toxic world. Why she, and others, are convening the Women’s Congress for Future Generations to make the earth safe again for our children.
Photo Essay: Amid the noise of escalating violence, Benghazi citizens speak for themselves: “This does not represent us.”
Why did ten undocumented immigrants choose to get arrested in Charlotte, even when they knew they could face deportation?
National polls show that most of the public supports birth control and abortion rights. So what’s with the trend of trying to limit them?
While Republicans spent the RNC attending corporate-sponsored parties and listening to scripted speeches, protesters’ commitment to nonviolence built solidarity beyond the usual suspects.
We share more than a border with the 116,000 Mexicans killed and disappeared in the War on Drugs. Take a ride across the U.S. with their families and poet Javier Sicilia on the Caravan for Peace.