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Paolo M.C. Cravero on Berlusconi and Amanda Knox, Ala’a Shehabi on medics in Bahrain and Josh Eidelson on revisionist textbooks

Ari Berman on the GOP voting laws, Robert Gangi on NYPD drug arrests, Alia Malek on the Irvine 11 and Peter Rothberg on Wangari Maathai

Richard Kim on the hikers released by Iran, Allison Kilkenny on Occupy Wall Street, Josh Eidelson on the fight For women priests

What happened that has led to the conservatives' dominance in the political debate in the country at a time crisis? What happened to the political left?

Jake Blumgart on Atlantic City’s casino workers, and the Nation editors on The Nation’s Sidney Award

Kevin Gosztola on Cablegate’s newest revelations, Liliana Segura on Rick Perry’s executions and Richard Kim on Ahmadinejad’s plans to release the jailed American hikers

John Nichols on taxing Wall Street, Mike Elk on a win against the megabanks and Katelyn Belyus on subscribing to The Nation while incarcerated

George Zornik on the Keystone XL pipeline, Natasja Sheriff on the link between climate change and conflict and John Nichols on Dick Cheney’s new memoir

Sarah Jaffe on the Verizon strike, Tom Hayden on AFL-CIO’s condemnation of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Britney Wilson on a welcome change in the prisons

John Nichols discusses the Wisconsin recall elections and why Democrats and President Obama have shied away from pro-labor positions. 

Blogs

Nichols says Walker has "very bad judgment in the people he hires and trusts."

January 6, 2012

Alterman on comedy and Crosby, Stills and Nash and Reed on media's political coverage bias. 

November 11, 2011

Nancy Pelosi's additions to the Super Committee finalizes the group of twelve congresspersons tasked with deciding how to cut $1.2 trillion dollars from the federal budget.

August 12, 2011

Conservatives attack President Obama as a Jimmy Carter, but he's really more of a George H.W. Bush.

June 17, 2011

Eric takes on Time magazine's severe editorial weaknesses and Reed Richardson offers his predictions for Mitt Romney's presidential run.

April 29, 2011

Fetuses are stealing the show from women.

March 7, 2011

For progressive Democrats, the impending death of the Democratic Leadership Council is long overdue.

February 8, 2011

Our media has found a new way to be as bad as it ever was, LTC Bob on packing for an overseas deployment and some hate mail.

January 6, 2011

The soon-to-be-former House speaker owes Democrats an explanation of why she should be minority leader—and what she thinks she can accomplish in the role.

November 9, 2010