Ilyse Hogue on Citizens United, Calvin Trillin on Newt’s resurrection, and a poem by James Longenbach
But Washington won't follow through unless the grassroots insurgency of Wisconsin and Occupy grows.
A week full of progressive victories—SOPA, Keystone and Wisconsin recall efforts—bring great reminders about the long game of organizing.
George Zornick on Keystone pipeline politics, Liliana Segura on Alabama’s death row “mailroom mix-up,” Daniel Denvir on Pennsylvania’s fracking fights, Dave Zirin on Muhammad Ali at 70
What does democracy look like? Try a grassroots campaign organized by ordinary citizens to recall their union-busting governor.
Congratulations to the winners of The Nation's sixth annual Student Writing Contest.
In today’s media climate, it’s much easier to smear critics of the push for war on Iran as “anti-Semites” than to deal honestly with the facts.
Zuccotti Park was not my first occupation. But it showed me the need to live up to our values.
A Q&A with Frank Bardacke, whose new book Trampling Out the Vintage complicates the legend and legacy of Cesar Chavez.
These ten leaders are using their wealth of knowledge to attack a root cause of social dysfunction.
Obama and America's hundred-year struggle over healthcare reform.
The Complete Jean Vigo, Travis Wilkerson’s An Injury to One.