The New Deal spirit of "persistent experimentation" yielded impressive results for the country. American leaders can recapture that spirit.
The New Deal brought with it programs that served not only the good of the people and the economy but also the environment. We need that now more than ever.
What was it about the New Deal and Roosevelt that make the man and the era relevant today?
To commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the New Deal, The Nation invited a panel of activists, writers, scholars and artists to reflect on its lasting lessons.
It's time for progressives to demand a bolder, "transformational" politics.
Maryland progressive activist Donna Edwards upset veteran Congressman Al
Wynn in a Democratic "fight for the soul of the party" primary,
confirming that sentiment for change extends well beyond
Grassroots Democrats, parched for their party's attention, should play hardball with candidates on Iraq.
The netroots powerhouse is surveying its members on whom to support. It's a test of the candidates and of the progressive movement.
Pushing past TV's divisive debate format, a unusual forum in Iowa Saturday pushed Democratic candidates to really explain where they stand on pollution, immigration and predatory lending.
For war opponents, the election year is a moment of great opportunity--and peril. The challenge is to leverage antiwar sentiment into a victory for peace.