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We won, but at what cost? Fool me once, shame on Obama, but fool me twice and I’m the one responsible.
Former Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader strongly objects to a recent Nation blog post that mocked third-party candidates.
The “rising American electorate” carried Obama and a strong slate of Democrats to victory.
Allison Kilkenny on Occupy Sandy, Michael Tracey on voting after the hurricane, Betsy Reed on New Hampshire's Maggie Hassan, Sasha Abramsky on the end of “three strikes” in California
In this election, the deepest division was over whether we are all in this together.
If there was ever a response to Mitt Romney’s smug RNC laugh line about climate change—or to Obama’s failure to address it—Hurricane Sandy delivered.
Chairman Ben Bernanke, who’s been sounding the alarm, is attacked constantly by the right. He and his allies need support from a mostly silent left.
Social movements must bring the creative energy of protest culture to electoral campaigns.
In California, Michigan, Alabama and beyond, voters came out for organized labor.
Without the youth vote, Obama woud have lost Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania—and the election.