Organizing for America marks the first time a political party has deployed a permanent field program to advance a policy agenda between elections.
Like the Progressives, Obama seems to believe government can move beyond partisan politics.
Many progressives thought we had taken back America in 2008, but the work has just begun.
The Nation asked members of our community and beyond: looking back at Obama's first year in office, what was the high point, and what was your sharpest disappointment?
Disappointment is one thing American liberals can be certain of. Optimism is the real challenge.
The Obama campaign was a massive grassroots mobilization, but a year later, has the organization that grew out of it failed to keep up the momentum?
How the deal at the Copenhagen climate change summit came about--and why it may not be a real deal.
In an exclusive interview with The Nation, David Plouffe, former campaign manager of Obama for America, talks healthcare, messaging, and organizing after election day.
Obama's Nobel speech offered a distorted view of America's role in the world and a shallow understanding of just war.