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News and Features
Bryce Covert on domestic workers and immigration reform, Scott Sherman on the fight over fair trade, Francis Reynolds on Upworthy, Katrina vanden Heuvel on the survival of magazines
A former FCC commissioner points out that the agency can simply enforce a campaign finance disclosure requirement that’s already on the books.
The president's inaugural address touched all the important bases, except one.
A five-decade bipartisan consensus on this key piece of civil rights legislation has collapsed—right when we need its protections more than ever before.
Voter suppression efforts in Virginia and Florida have galvinated activists to fight harder to protect--and expand--the vote in 2016.
Judith Long on Jane Sharples, Allison Kilkenny on the fight for Philly’s schools
The good news is that things have gotten so bad, almost everyone agrees we need to make big changes.
The New Republic's Jonathan Cohn talks with The Nation's Bryce Covert and George Zornick about what Obama can—and should—tackle in his second term.
From Cuba to climate change to criminal justice, progressives must push the president to act—and forge a better future.
Nation readers provided good ideas—and a bit of wariness—when asked how Obamas should use his presidential authority.
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