Politics

A Worker’s Take on the New Overtime Proposal

Lifting the overtime threshold could give Lora McCrary an extra $15,000 a year to put towards retirement.

Wendi C. Thomas

The New Overtime Rules Are a Big Deal. Here’s Why.

The overworked and underpaid American workforce has something to celebrate.

Michelle Chen

Why the Presidential Candidates Should Reject Donations From Fossil-Fuel Companies

See which candidates signed The Nation’s call to neither solicit nor accept campaign contributions from any oil, gas, or coal company.

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Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: ‘I Applaud the People of Greece’

Bernie Sanders, Joe Stiglitz, and Dan Cantor on the necessity of voting “no” to austerity measures.

John Nichols

Bernie Sanders Speaks

In his most revealing interview, the socialist presidential candidate sets out his vision for America.

John Nichols

What Kind of Mayor Was Bernie Sanders?

In his eight years as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, Bernie Sanders revitalized the economy and solidified support for progressive municipal policies.

Peter Dreier and Pierre Clavel

Focus on 2016

Bobby Jindal Broke Louisiana So Badly That Even the GOP Doesn’t Want Him

Inevitability is just about the only thing animating Jindal’s presidential bid.

Zoë Carpenter

Green Jill Stein Is Fighting for Open Debates and Real Democracy

“The American people have the right to hear from the full spectrum of their choices.”

John Nichols

The Long, Long, Long Race for the White House

Can’t you just feel the Jeb-mentum?

Tom Tomorrow

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