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Garment worker

Despite some laudatory local and state efforts, taxpayer dollars are still being used to purchase clothes made in sweatshops.

Inside the movement that’s pushing to make a living wage a reality in Seattle.

Riverton Houses

The New York real estate market has become a private equity playground, and the result has been a disaster for tenants and the market alike.

Paul Singer

Paul Singer is one of the Republican Party’s most effective fundraisers—and a leading proponent of using military force against Tehran. 

Ordinary people will be the undisputed losers in the International Monetary Fund’s loan deal with Ukraine.

Barack Obama

Lecturing black men isn’t going to help them overcome the barriers they face. Better jobs and education policies will.

Ludlow tent city

All the factors that defined the 1914 conflict at Ludlow are with us once again.

These days everyone wants to ‘create opportunity,’ but few want a class war.

Blogs

Progressives must ensure that Elizabeth Warren can continue her crucial work—whether or not the Republicans win in November.

October 12, 2010

In an exclusive, two-part debate between Lou Dobbs and The Nation's Isabel Macdonald on MSNBC's The Last Word, host Lawrence O'Donnell declares Dobbs on trial for hypocrisy in the court of public opinion.

October 8, 2010

The Nation's Isabel Macdonald says that the millions of undocumented workers in this country cannot seek economic and social justice until they feel safe coming out of the shadows of the US economy.

October 8, 2010

The recession’s legacy will be an unprecedentedly imbalanced, winner-takes-all economy.

October 8, 2010

Anti-hunger activists explain why cutting food stamps is going to hurt kids.

October 3, 2010

It's time to get serious about sustaining social security. 

October 1, 2010

The key to revitalizing the economy is freeing up still-frozen credit markets. 

September 30, 2010

Poor farmers, stupid Americans and lying politicians.

September 30, 2010

Europe's workers march against austerity, but no government will challenge the new neoliberal orthodoxy.

September 30, 2010

Though progressives have ample reason to be disappointed, they should resist the temptation to sit out the November elections.

September 27, 2010