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While honoring the legacy of American communists, 
a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under 
the “socialist” banner.

Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.

It’s time to embrace a new egalitarian politics.

After three decades of neoliberal economic policies and the staggering inequality they have produced, we are witnessing a rebirth of socialist ideals.

Should we put government in the hands of a party determined to subvert it, or a party—however flawed—that believes it still has a role to play in securing the common good?

Wanggaard

In Wisconsin, a new bill is threatening to kill workers’ one day of rest.

Surveillance camera and Capitol

A new kind of governance is being born right before our eyes. Stop pretending it’s not happening.

It’s time to fight the narrative that poverty is a choice.

GOP senators at press conference

Through a half-century of foreign policy hardball, there’s a line I’ve never crossed.

Blogs

Economists are exploring ways the Federal Reserve might help close the gap on inequality.

June 30, 2015

A closer examination reveals the anatomy of a legislative movement and demonstrates how grassroots pressure can turn what some considered a fringe issue into a political juggernaut.

June 30, 2015

Can't you just feel the Jeb-mentum?

June 30, 2015

A Democratic presidential contender raises a provocative issue. It’s time to have this debate.

June 29, 2015

And the GOP presidential contenders are leading the charge.

June 26, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

Inevitability is just about the only thing animating Jindal’s presidential bid.

June 24, 2015

“The American people have the right to hear from the full spectrum of their choices.”

June 24, 2015

Liberals lost the fast-track battle, but don't assume this means TPP will pass.

June 23, 2015

One of the most powerful tools white power groups use to spread their ideology to young people is music.

June 23, 2015