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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.

Even so-called liberal publications frequently tilt rightward.

Should pro-choicers just give up and let Roe go?

Blogs

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s 10,000-word excoriation of Dr. Cornel West is highly personal. But there is a political fight thrumming beneath the surface.

April 20, 2015

The newspaper warns it would be “a big mistake” for Democrats to “let Hillary Clinton coast to the presidential nomination without real opposition.”

March 23, 2015

The Maryland congresswoman who led the way in opposing Citizens United bids for the newly open seat.

March 12, 2015

Hillary now claims she’ll implement progressive economic policies—but Bill said the same in 1992.

March 10, 2015

Former Bill Clinton cabinet member calls for “a tough primary challenger.”

March 6, 2015

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