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Senate Dems should restore the practice to its proper function: as a tool for public dissent, rather than unchecked, covert obstruction.
Latinos—along with other minorities and youth—are the strongest supporters of action against climate change. It’s time mainstream enviros got the message.
Allison Kilkenny on protesting the “fiscal cliff,” Liliana Segura on Ben Jealous and the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, Liz Webster on a new Innocence Project for women, Robert Dreyfuss on the military’s targeting of Afghan kids, and the editors on a labor prize for John Nichols.
The New York Times columnist is so obsessed with women’s fertility, it’s too bad he can’t get pregnant himself.
The time has come for a showdown between the reformist and accommodationist wings of the party.
We need to intensify the engagement of grassroots Democrats with progressive ideals.
A few key points to keep in mind during the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
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