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President Obama

Opposing bad policy and bad compromises isn’t enough. We need new thinking and new approaches.

Ebola ISIS

Escalation is now a structural fact embedded in the war in the Middle East and the Ebola crisis here at home.

On Tuesday, November 4, at 7 pm EST, join Democracy Now! for a live broadcast of the midterm election results.

After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.

Ukraine elections

The terms “pro-European” and “anti-European” no longer serve as useful reference points in Ukrainian politics—the real issue in this election was war or peace.

NYC Board of Elections

In New York State, the best way to end corruption, reform politics and counter inequality is to keep the WFP strong.

                                        —Headline, The New York Times

Despite her clear history of close association with the Koch brothers, Joni Ernst claims she doesn’t have any contact with outside groups running ads in her race.

Blogs

Poet Crystal Valentine: “Maybe politics aren’t Armageddon enough for us”

December 22, 2014

In late 2010, Ecuador’s Rafael Correa faced down a cop revolt and won—emerging stronger and more popular.

December 21, 2014

Here's to a new year!

December 19, 2014

Only Congress can lift the embargo, and prominent Senators have threatened to block any ambassador to Cuba.

December 17, 2014

The two countries have resumed a dialogue after fifty years.

December 17, 2014

A review of the Obama administration's deportation practices reveals flagrant disregard for the law, and even human life.

December 17, 2014

Dick Cheney clarifies what he means by American Exceptionalism.

December 17, 2014

Doesn’t our acknowledgment of the abuse prove our fundamental decency?

December 15, 2014

Rev. Al Sharpton should not co-opt the grassroots protests that have broken out in reaction to the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

December 15, 2014

Obama should honor the people who tried to stop the torture regime.

December 15, 2014