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This is the most polarized presidential choice since 1980. Yet issues fundamental to the nation’s future have been excluded from the debate.

Why has brazen lying become intrinsic to GOP strategy? Because the party’s actual agenda is so unpopular, so unworkable and so dangerous.

The new UN envoy has a near impossible task. But Washington must support it—arming the rebels will only prolong the civil war.

Three cheers for the full embrace of LGBT rights! Here are six more progressive planks for Democrats.

As an elegant essayist and critic of empire, Gore Vidal had no peer. Oh, how the Republic misses its persistent suitor!

Between Tea Party governors’ refusing to expand Medicaid and the attack ads vilifying Obamacare, progressives have a lot of work to do.

The Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, but in other recent decisions has also guaranteed that corporations will have even more power to shape public debate about the issue.

The crushing recall loss shows that labor must find better ways to defend itself in the electoral arena.

Revelations about Obama's drone assassinations led to official outrage—against the leakers. It's the policy that warrants investigation.

Los liberales le hicieron un escándalo a Bush por sus abusos. Ahora no pueden callarse.