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The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety Esquivelposted May 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara Knightposted May 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
New Challenges for Community Clinics
by Tom David, Jane Elizabeth Staffordposted May 04, 2010
- Now that a version of health care reform has passed, what will happen to the institutions that have helped the poor and uninsured cope: community clinics and health centers?
Afghanistan: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
by Mark Englerposted May 04, 2010
- The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is "Out Now" a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.
Of Wind Farms and Oil Spills
by Scott Gastposted Apr 29, 2010
- On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
On the Path to Climate Neutrality
by Richard Conlinposted Apr 22, 2010
- Seattle hopes to become North America's first climate neutral city. City council president Richard Conlin asks: What exactly are we getting ourselves into?
Chicago’s $1.3 Million Experiment in Democracy
by Josh Lerner, Megan Wade Antieauposted Apr 20, 2010
- For the first time in the U.S., the city's 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent.
Citizens United: People Strike Back
by Riki Ott, David Cobbposted Apr 16, 2010
- How states and people are mobilizing to defend democracy.
The New Zealand Way: Another Approach to Health Care
by Ken Fabertposted Apr 08, 2010
- When I ask New Zealanders if they would rather have a system like that in the United States, the response is a unanimous and unequivocal “No!”
A World Without Nuclear Weapons
posted Apr 08, 2010
- With support from across the political spectrum—and historic leadership from President Obama—we are at a tipping point in the struggle for nuclear abolition.
A $67 Billion Victory for Students
by David Bollierposted Apr 01, 2010
- The student loan program was socializing risks and privatizing profits. New legislation will let students skip the corporate middlemen.
Immigrants on the Trail of Dreams
posted Mar 26, 2010
- Four undocumented students are walking from Miami to Washington, D.C., risking deportation to tell the stories of immigrants living in the shadows.
Goodbye, Granny D
by Rob Richieposted Mar 22, 2010
- Remembering the inspiring life of Doris Haddock, a great-grandmother from New Hampshire who decided, at age 88, to take a stand (and a very long walk) to protect democracy.
Where Are Latinos in a Future Multiracial Society?
by Raúl Quiñones-Rosadoposted Mar 22, 2010
- The U.S. Census and other institutions fail to recognize a unique Latino racial identity. If we are to have a future as a truly multiracial society, this has to change.
The Growing Movement for Publicly Owned Banks
by Ellen Brownposted Mar 17, 2010
- The momentum toward creating state-owned banks is increasing as more states look for ways to bypass Wall Street, balance their budgets, and get local economies moving.