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Minnesota Senate candidate Al Franken has won wide support among voters--and conservatives are getting scared.
Bettina Aptheker's recent memoir has incited fierce debate over her father s legacy.
The left's literary canon has neglected the contributions less-celebrated writers have made to the political significance of literature.
A new wave of grassroots Jewish activism is emerging around issues like housing, healthcare and education.
It's early in the game, but his bid to unseat Minnesota Republican Senator Norm Coleman is gaining strength.
If the American people are largely against the war, what's the matter with the antiwar movement? The answer lies with what has happened over the years to the American left.
Matt Stoller, Chris Bowers and Mike Lux have launched a new website designed link progressive outsiders with DC insiders.
The US Social Forum in Atlanta drew visionaries and veterans--of war and social movements--to chart a course for progressives.
Front-loaded primaries and a volatile '08 race are creating unprecedented opportunities for progressives. They'll gain traction only if they form a smart, tech-savvy and cohesive movement.
New polling data shows that the majority of Americans are leaning liberal. How long will it take politicians and the media to get that?
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