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The Flatiron Building in 1903, at the end of the last Gilded Age

In the Age of Bloomberg, America’s most iconic big city is also its most unequal.

In a neighborhood immune to gentrification, a different model of revitalization is required.

Wall Street

A GAO examination of the Independent Foreclosure Review reveals massive levels of incompetence and negligence.

John Kerry

Four decades ago, he spoke out bravely against the Vietnam War. Will he show the same courage today, in helping to end the fossil-fuel era?
 

Proposition 8 opponents

Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.

Comcast Center

In her book Captive Audience, Susan Crawford shows how media giants exert a stranglehold over consumers and government.
 

Palestinian home

A just solution to the conflict—whether it results in one state or two—would dismantle those institutions that privilege any ethnic, religious or national group.

Women day laborers wait for cleaning jobs in Brooklyn, New York

Day laborers who clean for ultra-Orthodox Jewish households are learning about their rights.

Venezuela protest

He may have been a dominant, charismatic leader, but Chavismo is an internally diverse, deeply rooted movement that will not disappear anytime soon.

Blogs

Unless the Senate reverses Pence's amendment, this ideological attack on a specific health care provider will eliminate the primary and preventive health care on which millions of American women rely.

February 28, 2011

Climate change is happening and it's dangerous, so at this point, science deniers should have no say in the discussion.

February 28, 2011

A Moroccan single mother has earned the sad distinction of being the first Arab woman to commit political self-immolation.

February 27, 2011

Inside the Wisconsin State Capitol, The Nation's John Nichols joins Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman to talk about the vote and what it means for protests throughout the country.

February 25, 2011

UK Uncut has changed the nature of the debate in Great Britain. Can US Uncut do the same on this side of the pond?

February 25, 2011

The Republican state governors who want to cut funding for schools, universities and public employees are still giving out billions of dollars in tax cuts to big businesses and corporations.

February 24, 2011

A Wisconsin undergraduate student leader explains what's motivating so many students to defend the rights of public-sector employees.

February 24, 2011

Gov. Walker's power play isn't about the pay and perks of public employees. It's an attack on basic democratic rights.

February 24, 2011

On The Ed Show Tuesday night, The Nation’s John Nichols discusses whether Republican Governor Scott Walker’s next move will be laying off teachers and other public workers.

February 23, 2011

John Nichols joins The Progressive’s Matthew Rothschild on GRITtv to discuss the forces pushing for Wisconsin's union-busting legislation.

February 23, 2011