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Cowboy Indian Alliance protest against Keystone XL

Keystone XL is part of a new colonial project—and Canada and Mexico are the frontiers.

Several former lobbyists and executives are working crucial staff positions in the new Congress.

A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1865 to 1919.

The Bush Machine plays for keeps—and this time, they hauled out the heavy artillery to shoot down Romney.

Nelson Rockefeller eats a quick meal during a hunting trip, 1934.

Why the line from Barry Goldwater to Ted Cruz runs over Nelson Rockefeller.

President Obama

Obama’s foreign policy may be lackluster—but at least it’s better than Bush’s “visionary” drive towards world dominion.

The Capitol in Washington

No matter who wins the presidency, we can count on the re-election of two words: “more war.”

It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Blogs

Her remarks ticked off a checklist of things activists have been fighting for, suggesting that she’s heard warnings that Latino support for Democrats cannot be taken for granted.

May 6, 2015

Now a presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders is arguing that the government should wind down several large financial institutions.

May 6, 2015

Huckabee’s formula—very conservative on social issues but defending Social Security and opposing free trade—could upset a lot of calculations.

May 6, 2015

Democratic National Committee accepts that 2016 race will be competitive. Here's how to make the debates better.

May 5, 2015

Conservatives say they hate identity politics, but they practice a particularly crude version of them.

May 4, 2015

The very different candidates for the Democratic nomination have a lot to debate.

April 30, 2015

A bill recently passed by the Maryland Legislature would restore voting rights to 40,000 people, the majority of them African-American.

April 30, 2015

“America does not belong to the billionaire class,” he says, “it belongs to all of us.”

April 28, 2015

"People who were cheated and people who have been buried in debt just keep on paying and the government keeps on collecting,” the Senator said Monday at a forum on student loans.

April 28, 2015

Obama's barb worked because it had the ring of truth.

April 27, 2015