Jay Wexler explains the Original Jurisdiction Clause, what a Special Master is, and how the states have fared in court cases against each other.
17 posts from November 2011
Michael Bronski was named one of the Out100 by Out Magazine. (Be sure to check out the full spread--some amazing photos!) Gender Outlaw Kate Bornstein, whose memoir will be published by Beacon Press in 2012, weighs in on a tricky...
The holidays inevitably bring awkward-- and sometimes heated-- political conversations with our loved ones.
There is another 99 percent group in our country, distinct from but inextricably entwined with the now more familiar 99 percent evoked by Occupy Wall Street.
Anita Hill spoke with the Takeaway about some of the remarkable women profiled in her book, Reimagining Equality. You can also listen to her read a chapter from Reimagining Equality at Vanity Fair. Jay Wexler talks about The Odd Clauses...
The history of this day dates back to 1998, when Rita Hester was brutally murdered in her home, and her friend, Gwendolyn Ann Smith, launched the Remembering Our Dead web project.
Is Occupy Wall Street a prophetic? Dan McKanan talks about the tradition of American radical movements.
Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20th.
On November 6, Beacon Press editor Alexis Rizzuto was part of the Tar Sands Action protest in Washington, DC. She sat down with our blog editor to discuss the protest and its impact. Beacon Press editor Alexis Rizzuto What was...
Stacy Mitchell is writing a great series at Grist.org about Wal-Mart's greenwashing practices. Jay Michaelson writes about how he stopped thinking of Judaism as "God vs. gay." Terrific review of Blue Revolution at Scientific American. Don't forget to enter our...
By year's end, 40,000 U.S. troops will return from Iraq. But the long nightmare of the Iraq War will not be over for either side of the conflict.
Win a Beacon Press water bottle and a copy of Cynthia Barnett's Blue Revolution.
Lynching victims were not metaphors. They were real people who suffered unimaginably.
A documentary explores the way corporations have demonized those who dare to take them to court.
David Chura is happy to see people speaking up for kids in prison, but the fact is: those kids are still in prison.
Carole Joffe looks at how one target of anti-choice bullying used his opponents' tactics to strike back.
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