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Jamelle Bouie on Ben Nelson’s terrible tenure, Josh Eidelson on the NLRB’s new election rules, plus: battling ALEC in Virginia

Sara Mayeux on Newt Gingrich's attempt to shut down the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Liza Featherstone on the education justice movement and Occupy USA, Jamie Raskin on fostering socially responsible businesses

Katrina vanden Heuvel on Andrew Cuomo and OWS, Collier Meyerson on the abuse of Muslim prisoners, Alexandra Tempus on ethical holiday shopping, and boycott Lowe’s!

Marcy Wheeler on indefinite detention for US citizens, Peter Kornbluh on the legacy of US complicity in Chile and the editors on Tony Kushner, winner of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.

John Nichols on Barney Frank’s last year, Josh Eidelson on the never-ending foreclosure crisis, the editors on Tom Wicker’s passing

George Zornick on the exposed anti-OWS memo, Ari Berman on Werner Herzog’s death penalty film, Max Strasser on Egypt’s Mubarak-era debt
 

Jessica Weisberg on Russell Pearce and the GOP and Jonah Engle on the fight to end the War on Drugs.

D.D. Guttenplan on Occupy London, George Zornick on corporate tax evaders, Alexandra Tempus on corporate schools

Richard Lingeman on the revival of It Can't Happen Here; Erika Eichelberger on the global fight over tar sands.
 

John Nichols on Ohio Voters v. John Kasich, Jin Zhao on Steve Jobs’s Legacy in China, Dana Frank on Wikileaks Honduras
 

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