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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.

Expanding Washington’s military footprint in North Africa may be well intended, but it could be destabilizing and lead to blowback.

To be decent, an immigration reform bill must set out a path to citizenship that isn’t paved with broken glass.

Leftist opposition leader Alexis Tsipras is pressing a smart campaign to end austerity. But it may be too late—the oligarchs and neo-Nazis are sharpening their knives.

From Cuba to climate change to criminal justice, progressives must push the president to act—and forge a better future.

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.