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Anti-gun protest

Whatever Happened to Gun Control?

The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.

by George Zornick

A new crop of progressive populists is winning primaries across the nation and challenging Clintonian orthodoxy.
Posted Sep 9 2014 - 6:22pm
The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.
Posted Sep 10 2014 - 2:08pm
For years, Muslim New Yorkers have been spied on, not heard; now they’re finding their political voice.
Posted Sep 9 2014 - 7:30pm

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Hobby Lobby Protest

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

Kiev’s siege of the Donbass, supported by the Obama administration, is escalating an already perilous crisis. 

Both Republicans and Democrats want to solve economic insecurity by giving people more purchasing power. There’s a better solution.

Watch Democracy Now!'s in-depth coverage from the historic march, featuring Bill McKibben, Amy Goodman and many more.

The bracing campaign for independence gave Scots a vision of a real political alternative.