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It's not just the government and corporations who are tracking your cell and computer use: politicians on the campaign trail are some of the biggest data snoopers around. 

John Lewis

Nearly five decades after Bloody Sunday in Selma, he’s in the fight of his life, as the Supreme Court threatens to overturn his signature achievement.

Women in a voting booth

I don’t have simplistic fantasies about being rescued from oppression by figureheads alone. But I also know that women and people of color are a threat to the status quo.

Saxby Chambliss

It’s the height of hypocrisy: They call for repeal of the law but plead for its dollars on behalf of constituents.

Bobby Seale at a “Free Huey!” rally on July 14, 1968, in West Oakland, CA

A new history of the party is too close to its subject, and misses the human drama.

Sen. Patty Murray

With a two-seat gain while chair of the DSCC and a successful effort to get a budget through the Senate under her belt, Patty Murray has become a major force in the Senate.

EMILY's List Madam President video

Feminism is not any single person or outcome, it’s a practice, and a far more active one than Valenti gives credit for.

Liberalism—including much of what’s published in this magazine—seems well-intentioned but inadequate. The solution lies in the re-emergence of American radicalism.

Dollar bill

Washington institutions esteemed for their independent scholarship don’t disclose donations from corporations and foreign governments.

The neoconservative leading the fight over the legacy of Vatican II in the American Church.

Blogs

“We, the people,” Tammy Baldwin says, “must be assured that our votes are fairly counted and reported and (that) our democracy remains intact and untainted.”

 

April 10, 2011

A tale of journalistic cowardice.

April 10, 2011

The Nation heads to the National Conference on Media Reform. Plus: Katha Pollitt and Melissa Harris-Perry defend Planned Parenthood, Jeremy Scahill reports on Yemen, and Nation contributors honor Manning Marable.

April 8, 2011

Planned Parenthood gets no federal money to provide abortion care. So why does the media keep claiming the looming government shutdown is about “abortion”?

April 8, 2011

By failing to thematically challenge the GOP’s budget, President Obama has made it easier for John Boehner to keep demanding larger and larger spending cuts.

April 8, 2011

Attacks by Republicans on Planned Parenthood during the budget fight illustrate how radical social conservatives still hold the balance of power inside the GOP.

April 8, 2011

Reed Richardson comes up with questions for the Republican presidential debates.

April 7, 2011

At this breakthrough moment in the history of the climate movement—when we recognize that the struggles for economic justice, real democracy and a livable climate are all interconnected—I’m joining the board of 350.org.

April 7, 2011

While progressives should celebrate JoAnne Kloppenburg’s win to replace a conservative justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, we should also recognize the dangers of elected judges.

April 7, 2011

If House Republicans force a government shutdown for ideological reasons, they will deservedly get the bulk of the blame for the current budget morass.

April 7, 2011