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Carmel DeAmicis on pizzas for protesters, Molly O'Toole on solidarity rallies and Judith Friedlander on Hungary's crackdown on media

John Nichols on Wisconsin’s war on workers, Molly O’Toole on the launch of US Uncut

John Nichols on the AOL/Huffington Post merger, Ari Berman on the Democratic Leadership Council's demise and Riddhi Shah on invisible government benefits

Ari Berman on the neocon attack on Mohamed ElBaradei, John Nichols on the Florida ruling against the healthcare bill and Kate Murphy on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

John Nichols on Keith Olbermann, JoAnn Wypejewski on photographer Milton Rogovin

In year three, will Obama heed the lessons of Clinton or Reagan?

Robert Dreyfuss on the Cuban embargo, John Nichols on the new RNC chair

John Nichols on Tom DeLay, Isabel Macdonald on donor aid to Haiti

John Nichols on filibuster reform; Ari Berman on Obama's new chief of staff, Bill Daley.

The next Congress will see terror in everything.


The “party of ‘no’ ” has no agreement on what is yes.

November 11, 2014

California’s voters defied national trends.

November 5, 2014

Last night was not much more than a flailing, inchoate protest vote against the status quo.

November 5, 2014

Eric on this week’s concerts and releases and Reed on how the gaffe-obsessed political press is doing a disservice to democracy.

October 20, 2014

Don’t despair that a stalwart New Deal liberal is retiring; celebrate the arrival of a new generation of populist movements and the ascendant wing of the Democratic Party.

September 24, 2014

An embattled senator focused on increasing participation—especially by voters worried about austerity cuts—and won.

June 25, 2014

Following the Supreme Court’s decision gutting the VRA, we’re seeing the greatest attack on voting rights since Reconstruction.

June 24, 2014

The Nation’s editor celebrated the recent successes of the Affordable Care Act in a roundtable on ABC’s This Week.

February 18, 2014

Like Sisyphus, each generation of Democrats is forced to prove to pundits that finally, this time, they've really truly nominated a “moderate.” They’re always doomed to futility.

October 2, 2013

Are the people who predict catastrophies and disasters—and are dissenters in the press—marginalized, even after they predict outcomes?

June 4, 2013