The “rising American electorate” carried Obama and a strong slate of Democrats to victory.
Allison Kilkenny on Occupy Sandy, Michael Tracey on voting after the hurricane, Betsy Reed on New Hampshire's Maggie Hassan, Sasha Abramsky on the end of “three strikes” in California
In this election, the deepest division was over whether we are all in this together.
If there was ever a response to Mitt Romney’s smug RNC laugh line about climate change—or to Obama’s failure to address it—Hurricane Sandy delivered.
With a new play, Emotional Creature, and big plans for V-Day 2013, the activist playwright reaches for new heights.
Chairman Ben Bernanke, who’s been sounding the alarm, is attacked constantly by the right. He and his allies need support from a mostly silent left.
Progressives falsely assume this mysterious institution is impervious to public pressure. We need to make our voices heard.
Public sympathies and political outcomes over the Amistad Africans drifted in opposite directions.
Have histories of famines caused by totalitarianism become a distraction to the new politics of hunger?