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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.

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.

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.

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.

After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.

Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.

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?

Wanggaard

In Wisconsin, a new bill is threatening to kill workers’ one day of rest.

Blogs

Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president. But did the group truly fail?

June 3, 2015

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO is running as the anti-Hillary, but the two are more alike than is comfortable.

May 29, 2015

Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor brings a higher-ground message to the 2016 race.

May 29, 2015

The newest challenge to voting rights would be a dramatic powergrab for the GOP. 

May 28, 2015

Renewing a politics of fierce opposition to "financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering."

May 27, 2015

Campaign finance watchdogs have asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the unofficial presidential candidate is illegally coordinating with a super PAC.

May 27, 2015

A presidential candidate with a history of beating incumbents, rewriting electoral rules and upsetting political expectations.

May 26, 2015

Nothing boosts turnout like giving votes a chance to do the right thing.

May 24, 2015

Both Rush Limbaugh and Don Draper desperately need advertising to save them. 

May 22, 2015