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The radical intellectual joined The Nation’s John Nichols to discuss the political debates that have motivated his life’s work.
The state of conservative intellectual debate demonstrates the power of movement crazies.
As The Nation looks forward to the next 150 years, we asked some contributors to StudentNation, the campus-oriented section of our site, and former Nation interns what a radical future looks like to them.
The “Third Wave” of democracy in the Global South went hand in hand with the spread of policies that hobbled the fight for greater economic equality from the outset.
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?
It’s time to embrace a new egalitarian politics.
After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.
While honoring the legacy of American communists, a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under the “socialist” banner.
But would a Warren campaign help—or hurt—the causes she cares most about?
From the huge climate march in September to racial-justice activism, it was a year that saw renewal of movement-based politics.