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Beating up on neocons used to be a specialize sport without wide appeal. With all due false modesty I offer myself as an early practitioner.

Read special extracts from Jonathan Schell's new book, The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and The Will of the People.

The sullen attitude of most Democratic politicians toward young people
is reflected in Hillary Clinton's memoir, Living History, in
which she laments that people between the ages of 18 a

A speech at NYU offers a stinging condemnation of Bush's leadership on the war.

More people voted in the wwww.MoveOn.org PAC online presidential primary than
are expected to participate in next January's Democratic caucuses in
Iowa and t

As America's jobless rate hit a nine-year high and after-the-fact
analyses of the Republican tax plan revealed that the Bush
Administration and its allies in Congress had denied child tax credi

The early-bird presidential campaign is under way among Democrats with
the usual characteristics.

Lately, presidential contender Howard Dean has been likening himself to
the late Senator Paul Wellstone.

The Democratic Leadership Council, the lost-inside-the-Beltway group
that last fall championed the disastrous Democratic strategy of cozying
up to the Bush Administration on military issues whi

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Most of the candidates likely to contend for the presidency in 2016 have been silent—even Hillary Clinton, who’s been otherwise eager in recent weeks to opine extensively on national issues.

August 20, 2014

Warren’s Netroots Nation speech was populist, progressive and specific. The base cheered. Party leaders should listen.

July 19, 2014

A potential 2016 presidential candidate adds a moral message—and tone—to discourse.

July 15, 2014

Senator Sanders is considering a presidential bid. Activists want him to consider his political options.

May 12, 2014

Janet Yellen admits evidence of how inequality is “very worrisome.”

May 7, 2014

A Fighting Chance is a poignant, populist book that frames a direction for Democrats.

April 23, 2014

As right-wingers highlight GOP presidential prospects in New Hampshire, the independent senator draws a packed house and standing ovations for the progressive alternative.

April 11, 2014

She's teaching her party how to take the events of a moment and weave them into a narrative that addresses the fundamental challenges facing the country.

April 8, 2014

Vermont independent wants to talk to progressives about a 2016 run, about whether to do so as a Democrat. “If I run,” he says, “my job…is to build the kind of coalition that can win—that can transform politics.”

March 6, 2014

Fallout from release of emails of convicted aides damages Wisconsin governor’s presidential prospects.

February 19, 2014