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It’s tempting to let the GOP continue its slide toward irrelevance—but that would deny this country the robust political debate we need.
John Nichols on our unelected senators, Robert Dreyfuss on the Newtowns in Afghanistan, Natasja Sheriff on suicides in Tibet, Preston L. Schiller on Jane Holtz Kay
Refusing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, Republicans are leaving rape victims with few options.
The man renowned as an anti-tax ideologue is actually a typical K Street operator.
Former senator Phil Gramm helped pass laws that let the banks go wild, yet he’s stayed silent on UBS’s crimes.
In guarding ourselves against remote dangers, we make ourselves more vulnerable.
From Bernie Sanders to Boots Riley, from Marcia Moody to Jane McAlevey, we celebrate nineteen activists, movements and politicians.
Lee Fang on the NRA’s real mission, Allison Kilkenny on Occupy the NRA, John Nichols on ALEC and guns, the editors on Josh Eidelson's Sidney Award
The median income of people over age 65 is less than $20,000. The solution is not to cut that further.
It’s past time for the rule to stop banks from making making risky bets with consumers’ money. But a House committee hearing devoted itself to stalling and lying about the Volcker Rule.