Eric Foner on narratives of the Civil War, Gordon Lafer on change unions need and a poem by Bernard Nöel
There will not be justice for Troy Davis. But his case has reawakened Americans to a relic of injustice that must be abolished once and for all.
The NLRB has proposed a rule change that would make it much easier for workers to organize. No wonder the business lobby is up in arms.
Jake Blumgart on Atlantic City’s casino workers, and the Nation editors on The Nation’s Sidney Award
The former first lady speaks from beyond the grave—and shows how far we’ve come (and haven’t).
Electoral racism may be dead, but is there a more subtle form of racism at work in the white flight from Obama?
Van Jones of Green For All has joined MoveOn.org, the Campaign for America’s Future and dozens of other progressive organizations to challenge the reign of private interests.
In seeking to end direct election of senators, the governor is mainstreaming a far-right fantasy.
US regulators are turning a blind eye to the risks of offshore clinical trials.
How the World Trade Center turned Manhattan into a planned community.
A biographer's flawed attempt to rediscover the politics in the decidedly political life of Malcolm X.