We're still searching for the elusive balance between safety and liberty. Maybe, in the response to this attack, America can get it right.
In the Age of Bloomberg, America’s most iconic big city is also its most unequal.
Rinku Sen on the Associated Press's decision to "drop the 'i' word," Robert Dreyfuss on Hagel's bad budget rhetoric, and the editors on a prize for Nation illustrator Steven Brodner.
From the All in the Red Collective in New York to the Oxy Sexual Assault Coalition in California, young activists are on the march.
Obama's budget proposal is both bad politics and bad economics—our real crisis is that most Americans lack the means for a secure retirement.
Deride the NRA's spokesman all you want, but his group is close to gutting gun control legislation in Congress.
As Beltway pundits were captivated by Woodward’s whining over an imaginary threat, the Obama administration was delivering on its real threats to Manning.
Yes, he said the word “climate”—but he hasn’t committed to any of the big steps needed to avert catastrophe.
Pete Peterson’s $60 million push to sell corporate America’s ruthless austerity agenda.
He may not have achieved the full FDR, but the president’s State of the Union speech, like his Inaugural, displayed a welcome progressive spirit.