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Unions have improved their political game but are unhappy with the
results.

As one of the largest private employers in Africa, the Coca-Cola Company could
dramatically alter the course of HIV/AIDS.

Out in the countryside is where you'll find America's true leaders--the
gutsy, scrappy, sometimes scruffy and always ingenious grassroots
agitators and organizers who go right into the face of

How genetically engineered American corn has altered the global
landscape.

With its future at stake, the ILWU will not go down without a fight.

Democrats have rightly gone ballistic over the cynical White House
efforts to use Iraq to change the subject of the fall elections.

October surprises are built into our system, since elections come in
November. Cliffhanger movies in Hollywood's old days could not have
staged it better.

When George W. Bush isn't peddling war, he's been goading the Senate to
join the Republican House in passing pension reform.

Thanks to corporate scandals, conservatives are finally on the
defensive.

Blogs

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes appears on Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's blatant attempts to defend big oil and his shortcomings in regulating the Minerals Management Service.

May 19, 2010

Watch Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel on Democracy Now! discussing the anti-incumbent mood in the country.

May 19, 2010

Voters want strong action, not weak words.

May 18, 2010

Consumer groups won a vital ally—the Obama administration—in their fight to protect the ability of states to regulate and prosecute bad banks. But corporate Democrats in the Senate are still doing Wall Street's bidding on this key amendment.

May 13, 2010

BP, Transocean and Halliburton elude blame one after the other when asked about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

May 12, 2010

A West Virginia Congressman's primary defeat sends an ominous message to all incumbents. But Democrats should be especially conscious of the threat posed by an anti-Washington mood.

May 12, 2010

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes guest-hosts the Rachel Maddow show and reports on the “remarkable” showing from the Senate as they unanimously voted to audit the Federal Reserve.

May 12, 2010

 How could there be trillions of dollars in government aid for banks and insurance companies and so little left over for schools, health and transit?

May 12, 2010

After years of being dismissed and disregarded, the "Audit the Fed" movement—with a remarkable left-right coalition—wins a 96-0 vote in the Senate.

May 11, 2010

Thursday's almost 1,000-point collapse in the Dow may have resulted from a mistake. But the mistake was almost certainly made possible—and dramatically more threatening—by the lax "rules" put in place by George Bush's SEC chair, Christopher Cox. Those rules need to be reformed—fast.

May 8, 2010