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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 sure is a bracing feeling for the chair-bound intellectual to imagine himself the drivetrain in the engine of history.
The state of conservative intellectual debate demonstrates the power of movement crazies.
Here’s another reminder that “personal responsibility” is a principle relevant only to the poor and the black.
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.
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.
It’s time to embrace a new egalitarian politics.
Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.
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