John Nichols on big spending in the primaries, Jordan Stancil on the European debt crisis and Nicholas Kusnetz on the organization behind pro-corporate legislation
Obama's recovery plan halted the economic free fall. But the labor market has not recovered.
In recent primaries, winners clinched nominations by spending big.
Ari Berman on Arkansas, Nicholas Kusnetz on Nikki Haley, and kudos for Katrina.
Despite public outrage and thirst for justice, there's a decent chance that BP will escape from the catastrophe relatively unscathed.
Americans sacrifice to pay for a militarized, increasingly unequal society. Is it any wonder that people respond to calls for selflessness with defensiveness and cynicism?
BDS has become a key battleground in the struggle over the future of Israel/Palestine.
Taxpayers of the eurozone are now on the hook for the financial risks any EU member takes. That makes a coordinated economic policy imperative.
The debt crisis can be traced to regressive tax cuts, which have also led to growing inequality.
Anthony Julius's Trials of the Diaspora and the myth of the new anti-Semitism.
In The Ask, Sam Lipsyte never ventures beyond the comfort zone of his eloquently damaged protagonist.