In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, protests remind the Left how political change happens.
Testifying against Trump in the Jan. 6 Committee hearings should not absolve his enablers of the harm they helped him inflict.
The Supreme Court has demonstrated that the highest law of the land is whatever they feel like saying it is. What do we do when the court and other institutions are widely seen as illegitimate?
Rubynell Walker-Barbee shares her story of service workers organizing in Georgia.
Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, advocates and politicians are calling on states and congress to codify Roe. But what does this actually mean for abortion rights?
According to political analyst John Nichols, the House Select Committee hearings remind us that Trump was at the center of an attempted coup and, at the very least, that ought to make him ineligible for future elections.
The 1992 L.A. rebellion was a wake-up call for a deeply segregated city. Where authorities have failed over 30 years to rebuild what was lost, multi-racial organizing has succeeded in leading progressive change.
The antidote to a false narrative on the right is to create a better one on the left to counter it.
A new documentary interviews “Greenham Common Women”—tough, dedicated protesters in the struggle against nuclear weapons and nuclear war.
Republican America is poorer, more violent, and less healthy than Democratic America. But Republicans’ blame is misplaced.
Joe Biden's nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson is historic, but we need to be mindful of all the cultural factors at play, and not let this moment devolve into tokenism.
The decline of civil society has been well-documented, but its political turn poses a unique danger for the U.S.
The idea that we have to either support military action and sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, or “do nothing,” is a false binary.
Unarmed Ukrainians changing road signs, blocking tanks, and confronting the Russian military are showing their bravery and strategic brilliance.
Author and legal scholar Elie Mystal’s first book argues that the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights are deeply flawed, but that it’s still possible to use them to protect the rights of women and people of color.
A romanticized belief in violence renders people irrational to the point of hurting ourselves, over and over again.
Philanthrocapitalism enables the destruction of nature and the erosion of democracy.
In his new book, Kyle T. Mays argues that the violence of policing has always been intimately tied to U.S. democracy.
Voting rights reform has died an ignoble death in Congress. The way forward isn’t clear or inspiring, but at least we still have one.
The redistricting cycle of 2022 has been marked by numerous voter suppression laws, lawsuits against them, and citizen involvement in drawing new maps.
In a new book, Gus Speth charts 50 years of the U.S. government’s role in causing global warming.
Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers spent a year relentlessly protesting the Modi government’s push to corporatize Indian agriculture. Their fight offers a model for social movements worldwide.
White rage and violence in American society are age-old phenomena. It should not surprise us that the wheels of justice are moving so slowly to respond to last year’s D.C. riots.
Not all political polarization is bad—some of it is inevitable in a healthy democracy. But the U.S. is not a healthy democracy.
For a new normal based on democratic principles, we need a vigilant and truly free press.
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