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Obama in Israel

We continue to obsess about Iran's fantasy weapons, but pay remarkably little attention to the existing nuclear weapons in the region—Israel's.

So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.

Gitmo

Before the Iraq War, there was Guantánamo, the AUMF, My Lai and more. What you don’t know can hurt you.

Aura Bogado on the police killing of Manuel Diaz, Hamilton Fish on Iraq veteran Tomas Young, Robert Dreyfuss on “Obama's General” versus drones, the editors on New York City’s stop-and-frisk trial

Dollar bill

Media-savvy conservative think tanks take aim and fire at progressive power bases in the states. 

Max Strasser reports on the Robin Hood Tax in the UK and Andrew Bard Epstein on the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, and the editors congratulate Chris Hayes

Can he make New York the “progressive capital of the nation”—by empowering Republicans?

Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan Chase gamed the system to hide risky trades. Will Congress let them go free?

Alleen Brown on the school closure epidemic, Elana Leopold on the impact of NYPD surveillance, Catherine Defontaine on Stéphane Hessel, and the editors on the fight against Geo Group

Obama

It's time to curtail the executive branch’s war-making powers—before it’s too late.

Blogs

Does it matter what necktie you wear when you declare war?

September 10, 2014

More than 450 voters did not have their ballots counted in the state’s May primary as a result of the country’s harshest voting law.

September 10, 2014

Candidate Seth Moulton is in “the long tradition of men and women who served and then used their public positions to speak out against war…”

September 10, 2014

Authorities will continue to deport as many as 60,000 immigrants between now and the November elections.

September 10, 2014

An ad that embraces same-sex marriage signals the change in our politics.

September 9, 2014

Insider Chuck Todd tries to bring outsider edge to the Sunday show.

September 8, 2014

A grassroots citizen-driven campaign has forced the Senate to debate a constitutional response to Citizens United.

September 7, 2014

More than 1 million comments have been submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission calling on the agency to require that corporations disclose political spending to their shareholders.

September 5, 2014