Romney wanted so badly to close the deal in Alabama and Mississippi that he...– —John Nichols, Gritty Defeats Highlight Romney’s Authenticity Deficit
Organizing in Troy Davis's Name
It’s hard not to mourn, but when you’re ready to start organizing, here are four groups redoubling their efforts to abolish capital punishment in the US in Troy Davis’s name. Each organization was deeply involved in the fight to save Davis, and each group requires volunteers and financial support to survive. Click here to find out about organizations working, now in Troy Davis’s name, to...
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Bill McKibben writes about his brief stint in jail after being arrested outside the White House for protesting the impending Keystone XL pipeline.
Following the liberation of Libya from the reign of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi, how does the future look for the country, and how does the fall of Qaddafi reflect on President Obama’s foreign policy in the region? Jeremy Scahill offers up his thoughts on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Department of Role Models. In Chile, the average monthly minimum wage is $385, while the average monthly college tuition costs $485. Upon graduating, Chilean students are on average saddled with $40,000 in debt. But Chilean students are no longer willing to accept this state of affairs, and have taken over university campuses demanding accessible education for all of the country’s...
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motherjones: Women isolated from secular society, scarred for life, and beaten for crossing the religious authorities. Kandahar? No, Missouri. And conservatives keep the system running.