Nation readers provided good ideas—and a bit of wariness—when asked how Obamas should use his presidential authority.
In his second inaugural address, the president stood for collective action, solidarity, social justice. Now let’s make him act on it.
After taking some hits, the movement for abortion rights is pushing back—and has some new tricks up its sleeve.
In the looming debt-ceiling fight, progressives must make the case for protecting social programs, raising revenues and cutting the Pentagon budget.
Here are just a few things the Foreign Relations Committee should be asking Obama’s nominee for secretary of state.
We have the ability to prevent another mass shooting. But do we have the will?
Senate Dems should restore the practice to its proper function: as a tool for public dissent, rather than unchecked, covert obstruction.
This year’s historic strike wave is an indictment not just of the retail giant’s business model but of our broken labor laws.
The “rising American electorate” carried Obama and a strong slate of Democrats to victory.