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Bandari Lei

At the height of the protests more than one million students and workers occupied the square. Ultimately, the government declared martial law and brought in troops and tanks. Read more

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“Our country is full of heroic people who are not Presidents or military leaders or Wall Street wizards, but who are doing something to keep alive the spirit of resistance to injustice and war.” Read more

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David Wilson

This piece was originally published in 1968 after the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where anti-war demonstrations were met with violent police backlash. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event. Read more

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This is what April 22 is all about. Treasures from our archives including Denis Hayes, Barry Commoner, Ralph Nader, and Gaylord Nelson. Read more

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US Army

“If the people of Little Rock would get together I believe they would find out a different story." Read more

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As millions of viewers watch Ken Burns’s new series on Vietnam, we share this piece from our February 1970 issue in which the author tells a very different story of the unfulfilled opportunities for peace. Read more

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The People's Historian was born August 24, 1922. We share a piece on immigration he published with us in our July 2006 issue—entirely relevant today. Read more

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Thursday’s U.S. missile strike on Syria came without Congressional approval, and hearkens back to the U.S. entry into WWI one hundred years ago. Read more

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Kheel Center

The anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire marks the deadliest workplace disaster in New York City up until September 11, 2001. Read more

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The conquistadors demanded that America be something it wasn’t. Read more

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Memories of Hiroshima, from the November 1984 issue of The Progressive Magazine. Read more

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Looking back at the August 1920 issue of La Follette's Magazine gives me goosebumps.     It's pretty exciting to read that "17 million American women" are "fully enfranchised." For the first time in American history, women may vote in... Read more

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"One of the big issues which will be fought out in the next 25 years is the attempt of monopoly to gain control of education," wrote Fighting Bob. "Through the subsidies and endowments of its incorporated foundations monopoly is today seeki... Read more

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Editor's note: 30 years ago, police ordered the bombing of the Philadelphia headquarters of the black liberation group MOVE, killing eleven people including four children. As Baltimore reels after the death of twenty-five-year-old Freddie Gray Read more

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In honor of Veterans Day 2014, we present from our archive a 2004 essay by Howard Zinn on just and unjust war. Read more

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Our newly redesigned magazine goes to press focusing on the robber barons, evoking images from the New Deal fights. Read more

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The Rev. Will Campbell died on Monday. Read more

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Interview from the October 1993 issue Read more

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An interview with Amartya Sen from the April 2001 issue. Read more

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The American Revolution was not a simple affair of all of us against all of them. And who actually gained from it? Not the Indians. Read more

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