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Whether Emanuel wins or loses his fight for mayor, the savvy coalition leading the charge against him may already have changed Chicago politics for the better.
Leaders are framing the climate crisis in moral language, renewable energy is soaring—and the coal industry is collapsing.
The flood of money into Washington has changed all that.
Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.
The radical intellectual joined The Nation’s John Nichols to discuss the political debates that have motivated his life’s work.
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.
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.
After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.
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?
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