Politics

Corporations Killed Medicine. Here’s How to Take It Back.

For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.

Fran Quigley

Hillary Clinton Rips Scott Walker to Make a Bigger Point

In a critical debate, she used local references to make points about Wisconsin and America.

John Nichols

Donald Trump, the Most Dangerous Face in the Republican Crowd

Like “Lonesome” Rhodes, the lead character in Elia Kazan’s great 1957 movie about demagogy, Trump is a case study of narcissism and megalomania run amok.

Sasha Abramsky
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Focus on New Hampshire

New Hampshire Feels the Bern

Sanders won in almost every demographic. Voters in Nevada and South Carolina will decide next.

D.D. Guttenplan

Ted Cruz Keeps Winning

Besides Trump, the Texas senator is the only stable and successful force in the GOP primary.

George Zornick

New Hampshire Chooses the Worst Possible Outcome for the GOP

All Republican elites wanted from New Hampshire was a clear alternative to Trump and Cruz. They didn’t get it.

John Nichols
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The 2016 Election

Bernie Sanders Has an Obama Problem

He needs to find a way to critique the administration without alienating black voters who are protective of the president.

Joan Walsh

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Would End Private Prison Contracts

A Nation investigation found startling medical neglect inside privatized, immigrant-only federal prisons. Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton say they would end these, and all, private prison contracts.

Julianne Hing

Does the Rise of Trump and Sanders Turn What We Know About American Elections Upside Down?

The 2016 election has flummoxed pundits. Is it upending political science, too?

Joshua Holland

Feature

Why Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Deserve the Black Vote

From the crime bill to welfare reform, policies Bill Clinton enacted—and Hillary Clinton supported—decimated black America.
Michelle Alexander

Hillary Clinton loves black people. And black people love Hillary—or so it seems. Black politicians have lined up in droves to endorse her, eager to prove their loyalty to the Clintons in the hopes that their faithfulness will be remembered and rewarded. Black pastors are opening their church doors, and… Continue Reading >

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End Abuse in Our Privatized Immigrant-Only Prisons

A recent investigation published by The Nation found that dozens of men had died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. Join The Nation, the ACLU, Detention Watch Network, and Grassroots Leadership in calling on the White House to end this shadow private prison system.

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