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This old American democratic tradition already has deep support at the grassroots.
Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.
The focus of left politics must be to change the terms of a debate that leaves us with impoverished choices. It's only in the context of a shriveled political imagination that that looks like nihilism.
The brilliant Oscar-nominated film The Act of Killing depicts the horrifying mass murder in Indonesia in the 1960s—but the US was no mere observer.
The revelations of whistleblowers lead us to believe that we know a great deal about the secret world of Washington. This is an illusion.
On paper, the influence-peddling business is drying up. But lobbying money is flooding into Washington, DC, like never before. What’s going on?
This multiracial, multi-issue progressive coalition is not only remobilizing in North Carolina—its model of activism is now spreading all over the South.
A funny thing happened on the way to the fiscal cliff: real people fought back.
It’s still possible to remember, almost nostalgically, how the Fifth Amendment used to guarantee Americans due process.
Failing upward at the Democratic Leadership Council with Al From.
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