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Bruce Shapiro on Virginia Thomas's phone call to Anita Hill; Jennifer O'Mahony on Murdoch Corp's attempt to expand in Britain

Are the Democrats cooked for 2010? Will the GOP continue it's rightward drift? Richard Kim and John Nichols explain, aboard the 2010 Nation Cruise.

Maura Elizabeth Cunningham and Jeffrey Wasserstrom on Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Brad Lander on paid sick days for New York City; and Richard Kim on Don't Ask Don't Tell

John Nichols on attorneys general against Citizens United, Adam Federman on hazards of natural gas drilling and Jennifer O'Mahoney on attempts to rollback California's regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

With more men than women supporting Sarah Palin, who really benefits from the GOP's 'Year of The Conservative Woman'?

D.D. Guttenplan on Ed Miliband, Ari Berman on good news and bad news on campaign finance reform and Joanna Chiu on Obama's outreach to young voters

Michael Tracy on the Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act and Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal, Peter Rothberg on the One Nation Working Together march and Jennifer O'Mahony on the Pope's visit to England

The scariest Republicans are not necessarily tea-stained—and other lessons to keep in mind as Election 2010 roars in.

Lawrence Summers should be fired for the part he played in bringing about the financial crisis that cost so many Americans their jobs.

Ari Berman on getting Rahm Emanuel out of the White House.

Blogs

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