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Instead of an endless platform of policy ideas, progressives need to tell a shared narrative.
Melissa Harris-Lacewell explains why Obama is not talking about race and what it means for African Americans.
As New York City struggles with continued foreclosures, an anemic economy and large deficits, we hear constant calls to balance the budget on the backs of those most in need. But we believe that the city can plan a recovery that narrows the growing economic divide.
A clash between a feminist activist and a former Guantánamo detainee divides the left.
At Berkeley in 1964, Mario Savio embodied the need to speak and act in the face of doubt.
The journal's sustained critique of neoliberalism remains indispensable.
Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel proposes rocker John
Mellencamp as a successor to Evan Bayh and considers the likelihood of a Republican majority.
Remembering a visionary thinker and doer.
NPR's attempt to appease its critics by featuring comment from conservative pundits went a step too far when it let radical right-wing advocate David Horowitz contribute to Howard Zinn's obituary.
Howard Zinn's writings remain essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the upheavals of the '60s
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