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The median income of people over age 65 is less than $20,000. The solution is not to cut that further.
It’s past time for the rule to stop banks from making making risky bets with consumers’ money. But a House committee hearing devoted itself to stalling and lying about the Volcker Rule.
Lingeman’s new book looks at postwar America through the lens of film noir.
The formerly Grand Old Party’s cosmetic changes won’t win them the next election.
Both Lincoln and The Nation’s 1860s editors underestimated radicals’ contributions to abolitionism.
Senate Dems should restore the practice to its proper function: as a tool for public dissent, rather than unchecked, covert obstruction.
Latinos—along with other minorities and youth—are the strongest supporters of action against climate change. It’s time mainstream enviros got the message.
Allison Kilkenny on protesting the “fiscal cliff,” Liliana Segura on Ben Jealous and the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, Liz Webster on a new Innocence Project for women, Robert Dreyfuss on the military’s targeting of Afghan kids, and the editors on a labor prize for John Nichols.
The New York Times columnist is so obsessed with women’s fertility, it’s too bad he can’t get pregnant himself.
The time has come for a showdown between the reformist and accommodationist wings of the party.