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This past November, along with six other members of the US Congress, I visited Mexico on a Teamsters-sponsored trip in order to assess what NAFTA has done to Mexico.

On the tenth anniversary of the NAFTA accord, mainstream media accounts have voiced muted disappointment with its relatively meager effects.

With the stock market surging and the economy growing, George W. Bush has begun touting the success of his tax cuts.

This essay, from the June 10, 1961, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on the Kennedy Administration and/or the space race, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.

The Democratic Party has come a long way from the "lockbox" economics of 2000.

After twenty-one tension-filled days of raucous speeches, poetry readings, threats, bribery and walkouts, Afghanistan's loya jirga, held to endorse a new Constitution for Afghanistan after

Our political leaders are doing everything they can to fortify class inequality.

The unilateralist regime had met its match, at least on one issue.

Third-quarter GDP grew by 8.2 percent, October unemployment dropped to 6 percent, manufacturing orders are soaring, the stock market is up--as are profits, the value of stock options and CEO sala

Blogs

The latest on Palermo's factory workers in Milwaukee and SEIU janitors in Houston who are fighting for fair treatment and a decent wage.

August 3, 2012

It’s time we retire the idea of single mothers as being the root of economic inequality, and marriage being some king of panacea for financial instability.

July 30, 2012

Sequestration cuts will hit women fastest and hardest.

July 30, 2012

The latest chapter in the political games the GOP plays with the lives of poor people.

July 27, 2012

The Vermont senator revealed that twenty-three billionaire families have contributed $250,000 or more to this year’s campaigns. Along with several million Americans, he seeks to amend the Constitution to restore democracy.

July 24, 2012

The enormous sum Romney and his billionaire pals around the world hide from the taxman is enough to pay for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and a whole lot more.

July 23, 2012

An excellent infographic from Demos illustrates some vital poverty statistics.

July 20, 2012

The Great Recession has devastated black wealth and the ability of black Americans to move up the income ladder. 

July 18, 2012

The head of the Bank of England now says bankers’ lies about interest rates “meet my definition of fraud.” Will US officials finally crack down?

July 17, 2012

Low-income women were expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. Now that’s at risk.

July 17, 2012