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Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist, Jack Abramoff and Jeff Flake all spent their early years trying to end the divestment movement.

SCOTUS

The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.

Supreme Court

Activists are already moving ‘from outrage to action’ in fighting the Supreme Court’s awful VRA decision.

Feminist army in texas

By refusing to give up on a done deal, Texas feminists showed us what the future of pro-choice activism looks like.

Last week, eight candidates in New York City's upcoming mayoral election spoke on issues of policing and criminal justice at a forum co-sponsored by The Nation.

Wikileaks

Recently unsealed court documents obtained by The Nation reveal a broad federal investigation that is using subpoena powers rarely wielded against journalists. 

Ari Berman on the Supreme Court's ruling in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Greg Mitchell on the US media and Syria, Dave Zirin on the protests in Brazil

Crosses marking immigrants' deaths

Many progressives have accepted increased border security as a necessary tradeoff for getting a bill passed. The terms of this compromise will be paid in blood.

It's not just the government and corporations who are tracking your cell and computer use: politicians on the campaign trail are some of the biggest data snoopers around. 

Blogs

Kentucky’s US Senate race takes off-the-record to the public.

June 17, 2014

Dispatches from the party of "no" (and not much else).

June 17, 2014

There are some political races in America that are classic examples of a healthy democracy in action. Kentucky’s US Senate race is not one of them.

June 16, 2014

Clinton reverts back to one of the worst Bush-era tropes on the war.

June 16, 2014

At Romney event in Utah, Christie says about Bridgegate, “It will be fine.”

June 16, 2014

Why Stephen Cohen believes that the United States’ ongoing inimical relationship with Russia is a “betrayal of American national interests.”

June 16, 2014

From Bergdahl to the Las Vegas cop killers, Fox and friends enter Orwell’s “Eastasia.”

June 16, 2014

Protests by union members, environmentalists, and others are growing.

June 13, 2014

That’s why Warren will be campaigning for Mitch McConnell’s opponent in this fall’s election.

June 12, 2014

Conservative versus “moderate” proxy wars will help determine the path of the House in coming years.

June 12, 2014