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California prisoners

Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.

Noam Chomsky

The radical intellectual joined The Nation’s John Nichols to discuss the political debates that have motivated his life’s work.

It’s time to embrace a new egalitarian politics.

Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.

While honoring the legacy of American communists, 
a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under 
the “socialist” banner.

After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.

The “Third Wave” of democracy in the Global South went hand in hand with the spread of policies that hobbled the fight for greater economic equality from the outset.

Should we put government in the hands of a party determined to subvert it, or a party—however flawed—that believes it still has a role to play in securing the common good?

It sure is a bracing feeling for the chair-bound intellectual to imagine himself the drivetrain in the engine of history.

The state of conservative intellectual debate demonstrates the power of movement crazies.

Blogs

Martin O’Malley raises a fine concern about Bush-versus-Clinton politics.

March 30, 2015

It's a tempting idea, but elevating Warren to the top Senate post is Mission Impossible.

March 27, 2015

Many reformers on the left are optimistic that this time, bipartisan consensus will tilt in a progressive direction.

March 27, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

The Supreme Court says GOP-drawn redistricting maps in Alabama may be unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.

March 25, 2015

As we look to 2016, it’s important to recognize the positive actions taken toward more democratic elections.

March 25, 2015

The 1970s-era legislation has been haunting politics and restricting abortion access for far too long.

March 25, 2015

One of the country's most restrictive voter ID laws will now be in effect.

March 23, 2015

Conservatives love Cruz’s brand of “truth” telling—but will it come back to haunt him?

March 23, 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