Richard Kim is the executive editor of TheNation.com. He is co-editor, with Betsy Reed, of the New York Times bestselling anthology Going Rouge: Sarah Palin, An American Nightmare. Kim has appeared on MSNBC's Up with Chris Hayes, Melissa Harris-Perry, CNN, NPR, Al Jazeera, Democracy Now! and other media outlets. He has taught at New York University and Skidmore College. Follow him on Twitter @richardkimnyc.
There ought to be a response to violence besides callous indifference and total social warfare.
Yes, the NRA and ALEC pushed pro-gun bills, but they were helped in many instances by Democrats too afraid to take on one of the culture war’s signal issues.
As the weather heats up, so will the action. But what direction should the movement take?
The congresswoman and Senate candidate talks to The Nation about fair trade, Citizens United and what healthcare reform really means for Wisconsin.
The protesters have put their faith in the last seemingly credible force in the world: each other.
Undocumented immigrants and gays and lesbians have forced a stark moral choice on their friends and neighbors: Are you with us, or against us?
On a night when Republicans pulled off the largest shift in party power since 1938, they also seemed, paradoxically, to be an endangered species.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it's easy to scapegoat child bullies. It's hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.
The Shirley Sherrod saga reveals just how entrenched the myth of reverse racism is.