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NYC Housing

As protesters camp out in Albany to demand better protections for renters, lawmakers cop out on their consituents with a lukewarm rent-regulation agreement.

Should we put government in the hands of a party determined to subvert it, or a party—however flawed—that believes it still has a role to play in securing the common good?

President Barack Obama

How the party let down the workers who once depended on it.

On Tuesday, November 4, at 7 pm EST, join Democracy Now! for a live broadcast of the midterm election results.

NYC Board of Elections

In New York State, the best way to end corruption, reform politics and counter inequality is to keep the WFP strong.

At a June, Koch-organized summit, Arizona Republican Doug Ducey begged billionaire favor by linking himself to the union-busting Wisconsinite and announcing, “I can't emphasize enough the power of organizations like this.”

The petrochemical industry is devastating the state, but no candidates dare take it on.

Blogs

One of the nation’s leading advocates for voting rights, fair elections, and amending corporate cash out of politics wants to shake up the House.

April 20, 2015

Progressive groups are hoping to decouple Democrats from Wall Street by pushing a pledge to give up Wall Street donations.

April 9, 2015

Chuy challenges Mayor Rahm Emanuel and insider Democrats.

April 1, 2015

Conservatives love Cruz’s brand of “truth” telling—but will it come back to haunt him?

March 23, 2015

It’s way too early to bet the future of the country on the Clintons’ ability to avoid scandal.

March 4, 2015

The right to vote is under the most sustained attack since King marched from Selma to Montgomery.

January 16, 2015

Eric Alterman on Jazz at Lincoln Center and Reed Richardson's tips for navigating the upcoming 2016 election.

January 12, 2015

Ferguson teaches us that in elections for local law-enforcement posts the most fundamental choices are made.

November 26, 2014

In red and blue regions, north and south, urban and rural, calls for a constitutional amendent to overturn Citizens United won huge.

November 13, 2014

Electoral politics is but one tool the grassroots must use to create change.

November 10, 2014