Richard Sennett on civil society, David Callahan and Lauren Damme on Colombia and Julie Underwood on ALEC and public schools
Republicans walked away from a budget deal not because cuts weren’t steep enough but because they included tax increases on the wealthiest. If they’re drawing a line in the sand, President Obama must, too.
As stunning revelations break daily in the hacking scandal, Rupert and James Murdoch withdraw News Corporation’s bid for BSkyB. But the inquiry into Murdoch’s para-corporation shouldn’t end here.
David Cole on a favorable ruling for the Affordable Care Act, Marc Kilstein on a narrow torture investigation and Britney Wilson on racism in sentencing
From Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Casey Anthony to Rupert Murdoch, the media are debasing the public conversation—and therefore our democratic process.
Renditions, an underground prison and a new CIA base are elements of an intensifying US war, according to a Nation investigation in Mogadishu.
A trove of documents reveals the vast procorporate strategy of this powerful right-wing group.
Wisconsin is just one front in ALEC's most recent war against against revenue and labor unions, part of an ongoing mission to privatize everything.
To a former health insurance executive, ALEC's fight against “Obamacare” looks familiar—and straight out of the corporate playbook.
Untold sums of cash poured into ALEC by Charles and David Koch have been an effective investment in advancing their worldview.
Aggressively pushing voucher programs, ALEC is calling on states to “transform the system, don't tweak it" in a large-scale assault on public education.
Looking toward 2012, ALEC is peddling “Voter ID” laws to disenfranchise voters least likely to support their right-wing candidates.
To recover lost ground, progressives should focus more on civil society than electoral politics.
Activists are risking their lives in the fight against US and Canadian mining companies.
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