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Sarah Palin, pit bull in lipstick; Amy Goodman behind bars.

Pollster John Zogby's new book illuminates the changing nature of American values and lives.

Nation contributer Naomi Klein discusses her book, The Shock Doctrine, and how moments of crisis are seen as moments to act.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on the meaning of patriotism this July 4. Plus, some of our most compelling interviews from the first half of 2008.

Jeff Madrick on Clintonomics; John Nichols on the Ron Paul revolt; Ari Berman on superdelegate fence-sitters

Longshoremen protest the war, Ken Livingstone loses London, Zephyr Teachout blogs The Nation.

The country's off-track; Blackwater's back in business; J. Goodrich
blogs at The Nation.com.

Henry Paulson's pitiful reform; Michelle Bachelet, bedeviled by Opus
Dei; Pentagon follies; and indecency in Indiana.

Prizes for The Nation, Pelosi in Tibet, counting the casualties.

Is America ready for a nonideological problem solver with liberal views on gun control, gay rights and abortion?

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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