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While the Court did not strike down barrier zones in other states and cities, the people who brought us McCullen can take those statutes on next.

Bill de Blasio

According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Joan Walsh and Zerlina Maxwell sat down with de Blasio to discuss universal pre-K, the Working Families Party convention and the role of mayors.

Narendra Modi

Members of Modi's Bharitaya Janata Party have demonstrated their power to oppresss Muslims, wade into censorship and police the arts.

Robert Menendez

With Senator Foreign Relations chairman and Cuba hawk Robert Menendez mired in scandal, the embargo could finally be lifted.

Garment worker

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

Bill de Blasio, Kasim Reed, David Axlerod

With liberal hopes dashed in Washington, political energy is gathering in cities, where social change is actually possible.

Edward Snowden

A plea bargain, that is—it’s time to make a deal.

Blogs

Despite some stutter steps backward, the relationship between business and the modern right has always advanced in the exact same basic direction: toward romance.

November 12, 2013

In trying to obtain VA benefits for the mental health effects of military sexual trauma, many survivors face bureaucratic hurdles, long delays and ultimately, rejection. 

November 11, 2013

Don't try to start debate at "the world's most widely read firearms magazine."

November 7, 2013

Off-year elections in 2009 predicted a Tea Party insurgency. This year’s results—not so much.

November 6, 2013

The Half in Ten campaign lays out a path to dramatically reduce poverty—but it will require a real, sustained and disruptive fight to acheive it.

November 4, 2013

Only 3 percent of the population are likely to lose their current insurance policies and pay higher premiums because of Obamacare. 

November 1, 2013

Eric Alterman's weekly round-up and Reed Richardson's take on the media's "faux-centrism." 

November 1, 2013

For the first time since before the Civil War, the Senate rejected a sitting member of Congress for a cabinet post. 

November 1, 2013

Despite press chatter of a civil war, there’s no evidence big business has divorced the GOP or Tea Party. 

October 30, 2013

There is nothing praiseworthy in opposing the violation of the privacy of powerful world leaders while ignoring the rights of millions of ordinary citizens.

October 30, 2013