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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?

According to Chalmers Johnson, Bush's imperial presidency may be the final chapter in the collapse of American democracy.

Blogs

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

Our sticky, rickety ability to govern forces us to incessantly choose policy choices from the bad/dumb end of the solution continuum.

December 13, 2012

Could dark money groups help Romney overcome the Obama campaign’s “ground game” advantage? 

October 29, 2012

Condoleezza Rice is at the RNC, Christine Todd Whitman is in the New York Times. GOP women have a long history of cynicism.

August 30, 2012

Why are commentators comparing unrelated political attacks as though they were equivalent?

May 22, 2012

If so many people believe voter fraud exists, it’s because groups like this have spread myths while suppressing the truth.

May 1, 2012

Nichols says Walker has "very bad judgment in the people he hires and trusts."

January 6, 2012

Alterman on comedy and Crosby, Stills and Nash and Reed on media's political coverage bias. 

November 11, 2011