Two years ago in Haiti, the Earth opened, buildings collapsed, and people died—300,000 to be precise. Anniversaries hurt. They brutalize the body. They pummel the spirit.
The struggle we are engaged in right now is of pivotal importance for this country. Whether we win or lose will determine the future of America.
Civil disobedience is properly the last resort. It is also an unhappiness of citizenship.
"The military is just another face of Mubarak."
The big question remains: Will the Syrian people blame the Assad government or the protesters for the country’s problems?
Norman Solomon is setting aside his distinguished career as a writer and activist to become a Democratic candidate for Congress in California.
Today, the public library is under attack. Local governments across the United States are slashing library budgets, walling off knowledge and shuttering a valuable communal meeting place.
In Ohio, thanks to John Kasich, state parks now welcome oil and gas companies.
The Republican State Leadership Committee has played a key role in the party's recent successes.
In times like these, it’s a relief to hear outspoken progressive Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Democrat of Illinois, defend an alternative vision.
Amitabh Pal reviews Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, by Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan.
How corporations hook up with your state legislators
Everyone looked at me as the presumed alumna of the women’s college, not my husband.
I stopped feeling safe on jobsites after a death threat for my activism.
The Deaths of Others is an incredibly important venture. I know of no other book that so comprehensively catalogues the victims of U.S. wars.