Politics | The Nation


How the Money Primary Is Undermining Voting Rights

Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.

by Ari Berman

On Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the federal death penalty. 
Posted May 20 2015 - 3:00pm
A Colorado program to give low-income teens long-acting contraception dropped the teen abortion rate dramatically. But conservatives refuse to fund it.
Posted May 20 2015 - 2:37pm
Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.
Posted May 20 2015 - 3:01pm

News and Features

While honoring the legacy of American communists, 
a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under 
the “socialist” banner.

American soldier and flag

The first step is to accept the fact that American power is limited and global rule is an impossible fantasy.

President Obama

His progressive critics have been studying trade deals for two decades—and they know what they’re talking about.