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On Tuesday, November 4, at 7 pm EST, join Democracy Now! for a live broadcast of the midterm election results.

On Wednesday November, 5 at 7pm EST, Pollitt joins MSNBC’s Irin Carmon and the New School’s Terri Gordon for a live event.

Tune in to a live panel moderated by Chris Hayes on Sunday, October 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST.

Watch Democracy Now!'s in-depth coverage from the historic march, featuring Bill McKibben, Amy Goodman and many more.

Read all the pieces in The Nation’s special issue on the new wave of racial justice organizing.

Young leaders are taking advantage of digital media to advance the conversation about police violence.

According to Tim Wu, the Internet as we know it is under attack.

All the action from this year’s conference

Tune in all day Thursday to watch Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Sherrod Brown and others at the New Populism Conference.

The third in a series of debates between The Nation and The National Review, moderated by Roll Call.


General Michael Hayden is getting a warm reception from the Senate Intelligence Committee, who gets first dibs on his nomination as CIA...
Here's an idea…. instead of appointing the chief architect of the NSA's warrantless wiretapping program, Gen. Michael Hayden, as the new...
As far as scandals are concerned, the widening investigation into former Rep. Duke Cunningham has got it all. The drumroll, in no specific...
Is it possible that George W. Bush didn't know that there are, um, blacks in Brazil? Some have long thought that such a notion -- first...
Pentagon correspondent Jamie McIntyre was just on CNN talking about Porter Goss's suprise resignation as CIA chief. When asked why Goss...
Just what we needed. The flamboyant Joe Arpaio, Sheriff of Maricopa County (the Phoenix area), will now have his deputies start arresting...
If the confusion and miserable performance that has resulted from the Republicans' Prescription Drug giveaway to the HMO's and insurance...
Yesterday the Washington Post offered a prescient warning about the pathetic lobbying "reform" bill passed by the House 217-213 last night...