Quantcast

Nation Topics - The Left | The Nation

Topic Page

Nation Topics - The Left

Articles

News and Features

It's a tight race, but if Tim Kaine becomes the next governor of
Virginia, Democrats gain what they desperately need to win back
Congress: a big win in a Southern state.

Progressives lack a common set of that tie a movement together. But
they can build on conservatives' proven strategy of slowly creating a
broad consensus.

With leading Republicans facing the slammer and Bush in a tailspin,
fate has given liberals a huge opportunity. Americans already
share our values--we need a new language to help connect peoples'
deepest needs to the liberal vision.

How can the left build a new majority? EMILY's List has a big piece
of the answer.

The Gulf Coast hurricanes could dislodge decades-long conservative
domination of US politics, but only if Democrats offer an alternative
vision of government and society to voters.

Antiwar Democrats in Washington are facing a moment of truth: Now is the time to raise the volume on the previously taboo discussion of a real exit strategy from Iraq.

The reconstruction of New Orleans could set the stage for a comprehensive legislative initiative akin to the New Deal.

How could liberals believe the most reactionary
President since William McKinley could and would export democracy to
Iraq?

David Sirota calls progressives to action with a plan for a grassroots movement that unites fragmented factions.

Bush may be falling in the polls, but his political agenda is flourishing.

Blogs

Labor-allied party in New York  joins national push for a Warren challenge to Hillary Clinton.

February 9, 2015

The 1 percent has captured the majority of gains since the Great Recession in most states.

January 26, 2015

Along with hobbling Dodd-Frank, the so-called “Cromnibus” assaults a number of important priorities.

December 12, 2014

The current troubles at The New Republic are an echo of its past. 

December 8, 2014

Progressive senators are objecting to Obama’s latest Wall Street nominee.

November 24, 2014

It’s time to look past the Democratic Party for a truly progressive agenda.

October 23, 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

Either neither of them have a place on college campuses, or both do. 

September 15, 2014

A higher minimum wage, better jobs, universal pre-K are the issues that will bring out core voters for the midterms.

March 17, 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