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  • December 23, 2014

    The protests in Ferguson and New York City captured the nation’s attention, but there were other demonstrations and initiatives that should not be overlooked. Continue reading

  • December 22, 2014

    The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major 20th century struggles for social justice in the United States. Continue reading

  • December 22, 2014 | Blog

    As 2014 draws to a close, we asked editors, journalists and friends of What story didn’t get the attention it deserved this year? Continue reading

  • December 18, 2014

    Who are the new Dylans, Public Enemys, Simones and De La Rochas of 2014? If you’re a fan of Sly and the Family Stone or Marvin Gaye, you’ll want to listen to D’Angelo’s new album, Black Messiah. Continue reading

  • December 18, 2014

    The tall tales of the phone and cable lobby keep crumbling down. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2014
    Big victory for anti-fracking activists in New York State today as Governor Cuomo announces a permanent ban on fracking in the state.
  • December 16, 2014 | Perspectives

    See what we’ve been reading. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2014

    The test of whether a person can afford a lawyer is often so extreme that even the most indigent of defendants may be deemed unworthy of counsel.
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  • December 12, 2014

    Protests against racist injustice — triggered by the failure of the criminal justice system to indict the killers of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — has propelled Obama to recall his community organizing roots. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2014 | Activism
    At Wednesday's ceremony in Oslo, the heroic Pakistani asks, "Why is it that giving guns is so easy but giving books is so hard?"