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Naidoo talks about disappointments at Copenhagen, coalition-building among progressive organizations and the uncomfortable truth about consumption and quality of life.

Peter Dreier's list of fifty people who pushed America to be more progressive during the twentieth century leaves much room for debate. Please let us know whom we missed.

For his article China in the Driver's Seat, Robert Dreyfuss talked to dozens of progressive academics, journalists and policy-makers about the rise of the new economic superpower. Here, find links to excerpts from interviews with Carolyn Bartholomew, Andy Stern, James Galbraith, and more.

Last week we did an informal poll of Nation writers and editors asking them to pick one YouTube video which they thought deserved a wider viewing. Check out some of the interesting suggestions we got.

Responses to Eric Alterman's "Kabuki Democracy," featuring Michael Kazin, Barbara Ehrenreich, Norman Ornstein, Salim Muwakkil, Theda Skocpol and Chris Bowers.

We thought it might be useful to ask people to single out one political video on YouTube that they wish more people would watch.

In a speech to the Urban League this morning, the president says he's creating a culture of accountability, not attacking teachers. But what kind of reform do we really need? The Nation's special issue on education presents an alternative vision for transforming our schools.

An eclectic summer reading list drawn from the suggestions of Nation readers.

Find out what Nation writers are reading and tell us what you're reading yourself.

For this year's Fourth of July, we asked Nation readers what "patriotism" means to them and how progressives can express love for one's country while forthrightly combating its defects. Here are some of the many thoughtful reponses we received.

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Occupy Harvard will consolidate the footprint of its original encampment to a winterized geodesic dome—provided by Occupy supporters...
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We're delighted to announce the winners of The Nation's sixth annual Student Writing Contest!
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