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Dollar bill

Media-savvy conservative think tanks take aim and fire at progressive power bases in the states. 

Max Strasser reports on the Robin Hood Tax in the UK and Andrew Bard Epstein on the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, and the editors congratulate Chris Hayes

Can he make New York the “progressive capital of the nation”—by empowering Republicans?

Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan Chase gamed the system to hide risky trades. Will Congress let them go free?

Alleen Brown on the school closure epidemic, Elana Leopold on the impact of NYPD surveillance, Catherine Defontaine on Stéphane Hessel, and the editors on the fight against Geo Group

Obama

It's time to curtail the executive branch’s war-making powers—before it’s too late.

Lockheed Martin

The biggest defense contractors are reaping profits off taxpayer dollars—whatever the mood of the moment.

Massai women at an anti-gender-based violence protest

The Helms Amendment bans the use of US foreign aid for all abortion care, including for victims of sexual assault. This International Women's Day, it's time to remember their plight.

Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama

Section 5 is as necessary today as it was in 1965, when Alabama state troopers beat freedom marchers in Selma.

Barack Obama

It’s because they are so beholden to their big-money contributors that they can’t fight the GOP even on issues that they know have overwhelming public support.

Blogs

How the Israel lobby is pushing us to war with Iran.

September 2, 2014

The country’s most stringent voter ID law is once again challenged in federal court.

September 1, 2014

Documents reveal Charles Koch founded the group that’s protecting oil industry handouts.

August 29, 2014

Immigrants and allies rallied in more than a dozen US cities on Thursday to ask President Obama to use his executive authority to stop deportations of undocumented workers and their families.

August 28, 2014

McConnell and his opponent respond to secret recordings—obtained by the The Nation—of McConnell speaking to a roomful of millionaires and billionaires.

August 28, 2014

A secret tape of a senator at a Koch brothers event becomes an issue in a key Senate race.

August 28, 2014

Sexual assault is a persistent problem within police departments.

August 27, 2014

Documents reveal how a mining firm quietly supported Wisconsin’s governor.

August 25, 2014

Ryan still doesn’t get that attacking Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is political nonstarter.

August 21, 2014

Undocumented immigrants and their advocates are concerned that the president’s orders will be far more limited than the hype suggests—and they’re trying to raise the bar for what aggressive action really means.

August 21, 2014