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Sidney Hook, the Marxist philosopher-turned-neoconservative who once
mistakenly listed I.F.

You would hope that the passage of fifty years might have cleared the
passions that once inflamed the Rosenberg case.

If you want to date the beginning of conservative domination of the
opinion media, you could do worse than to pick Election Day 1964.

For all of democratic society, this new (and certainly transitory) stage of history is costly and frightening.

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

Eight state legislators who are making a difference.

These are dog days for Democrats. The top-gun President continues to
ride high in the polls, despite the chaos in Iraq.

Who's really behind the crude equation between Israel and "the Jews"?

Blogs

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

The return of the left-wing fantasy that there’s no difference between Democrats and Republicans.

March 3, 2014

Are Alec Baldwin and Bill Maher right about the network?

February 28, 2014

De Blasio wants mayors to turn up the heat on members of Congress who ignore cities.

January 23, 2014

Restauranteur and activist Andy Shallal is making a long shot bid for DC mayor. 

January 22, 2014

The mayor’s move will extend paid sick days to hundreds of thousands of workers—an old fashioned form of economic justice in an era when “innovation” is the buzzword.

January 21, 2014

Here it is fourteen days into the Bill de Blasio mayoralty, and we’re still talking about a tax plan that was supposedly “dead on arrival” even before the Democratic primary back in September.

 

January 14, 2014

Part of their program is to reform how council authority is wielded. How will that affect Bill de Blasio's agenda?

 

January 9, 2014