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How can two generals be hailed as military heroes, when the wars they commanded failed spectacularly?
Petraeus may have had the affair, but we're all responsible for the U.S' worshipful embrace of our military generals.
John Nichols on Jesse Jackson Jr.'s legacy, Steven Hsieh on human rights in Burma, Lucy McKeon on prosecuting stop-and-frisk protesters, Allison Kilkenny on Occupy’s Strike Debt movement
Obama’s re-election inspired residents of states like Louisiana and Alabama to push for independence from the rest of the country. They should be careful what they wish for.
It didn’t work for Republicans in this election—but their war on voting is far from dead.
David Sarasohn on the Native American vote, Elisa Wouk Almino and Jeff Ernsthausen on the push for Puerto Rican statehood.
As we saw in this election, people of color can no longer be called "minorities." It's time to seize that power in the fight for true equality.
In 2012, white supremacy not only lost the election. It was a crucial factor in explaining how Obama won.
Why women are winning the culture wars and what we should take on next.
From Senate races to state and city referendums, Americans made clear they wanted to limit the corrupting power of corporate money.