J.D. Vance Is the Perfect Troll J.D. Vance Is the Perfect Troll

The Republican vice-presidential candidate’s speech last night was a guided missile aimed at working-class voters. Countering it will take a lot more than not being Donald Trump.

D.D. Guttenplan

Why Are Bernie Sanders and the Squad Propping Up Joe Biden? Why Are Bernie Sanders and the Squad Propping Up Joe Biden?

A wounded Biden is running on a platform that progressives have long dreamed about.

Jeet Heer

Can You Put a Dollar Amount on White Privilege? Can You Put a Dollar Amount on White Privilege?

Tracie McMillan’s The White Bonus attempts to quantify the literal cost of racism in America.

Books & the Arts / Kristen Martin

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A Virtual Roll-Call Vote Will Do Severe Harm to Democratic Prospects A Virtual Roll-Call Vote Will Do Severe Harm to Democratic Prospects

Jul 18, 2024 / John Nichols

Generative AI Is a Climate Disaster Generative AI Is a Climate Disaster

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Aaron Bushnell Told Us Why He Self-Immolated—Why Didn’t We Believe Him? Aaron Bushnell Told Us Why He Self-Immolated—Why Didn’t We Believe Him?

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Rest in Power Jane McAlevey

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“She Usually Won.” Remembering Jane McAlevey, 1964–2024 “She Usually Won.” Remembering Jane McAlevey, 1964–2024

The Nation’s strikes correspondent believed that no one is coming to save us but us. And that we are enough.

Obituary / Katie Miles

WATCH: You Voted to Form a Union. Now What?

WATCH: You Voted to Form a Union. Now What? WATCH: You Voted to Form a Union. Now What?

In the first installment of our new The Nation Explains video series, Jane McAlevey explains the core principles that can help workers win better contracts, faster.

Jane McAlevey and her horse, Jalapeno.

From the Moment She Joined a Fight, Jane McAlevey Was in It to Win From the Moment She Joined a Fight, Jane McAlevey Was in It to Win

A bitter foe of “pretend politics,” she always said she wanted “to teach people: Can we have the confidence to win?”

Obituary / D.D. Guttenplan

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Bernie Sanders’s 60-Year Fight Bernie Sanders’s 60-Year Fight

The independent senator from Vermont spoke to The Nation’s president about why he still believes political revolution can change the United States for the better.

Q&A / Bhaskar Sunkara

Trump leans toward J.D. Vance to shake his hand, onstage at the RNC.

The He-Man, Woman-Hater’s GOP Presidential Ticket The He-Man, Woman-Hater’s GOP Presidential Ticket

By picking the banal natalist Senator J.D. Vance as his running mate, Donald Trump seems to be aiming for an even smaller share of the women’s vote than he earns on his own.

Joan Walsh

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Donald Trump Is Not a Friend to American Workers Donald Trump Is Not a Friend to American Workers

Despite Sean O’Brien’s support for Trump at the RNC, let’s be clear: A second Trump term would not be a win for the labor movement.

Larry Cohen

Books & the Arts

The first family to move into the Levittown development in New York, 1947.

Can You Put a Dollar Amount on White Privilege? Can You Put a Dollar Amount on White Privilege?

Tracie McMillan’s The White Bonus attempts to quantify the literal cost of racism in America.

Books & the Arts / Kristen Martin

A figure looks at the dynamic map board showing power distribution through California’s electrical grids in the control center of the California Independent System Operator, 2004.

The World’s Problems Explained in One Issue: Electricity The World’s Problems Explained in One Issue: Electricity

Brett Christophers’s account of the market-induced failure to transition to renewables is his latest entry in a series of books demystifying a multi-pronged global crisis.

Books & the Arts / Trevor Jackson

The first family to move into the Levittown development in New York, 1947.

The Planetary Vision of Soviet Russia’s Great Modernist Novel The Planetary Vision of Soviet Russia’s Great Modernist Novel

Andrey Platonov’s masterpiece Chevengur imagined a politics of solidarity that placed at its center the health of the planet.

Books & the Arts / Maria Chehonadskih

World

Palestinian children watch as an Israeli bulldozer works in the West Bank hamlet of Khan al-Ahmar, Thursday, July 5, 2018.

The Horror in Israel and Palestine Began Half a Century Ago The Horror in Israel and Palestine Began Half a Century Ago

From the very start, Jewish violence has accompanied the proliferation of settlements.

Ellen Cantarow

Britain's Labour Party leader Keir Starmer delivers a speech during a victory rally at the Tate Modern in London early on July 5, 2024.

A Close-Up View of the UK Election Gave Rise to an Unfamiliar Emotion: Envy A Close-Up View of the UK Election Gave Rise to an Unfamiliar Emotion: Envy

The US left can only dream of Democrats’ having five years ahead of interrupted power—and control of Congress—with the GOP, like the Tories, driven far to the margins for a d…

Ross Barkan

People are seen celebrating on the statue of Marianne on the Place de la République to celebrate after the Nouveau Front populaire, an alliance of left-wing parties including La France Insoumise came in first on July 7, 2024, in Paris, France.

The Risky Politics of France’s Hung Parliament The Risky Politics of France’s Hung Parliament

In the days since the New Popular Front won the largest number of seats, political gravity has again exerted itself.

Harrison Stetler

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Microfinance has been touted as a miracle cure for poverty in the global south. The reality has been a lot messier.

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These Corporations Are the  True “Winners” of the War on Gaza

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From Colt to Caterpillar, American companies are earning big profits off of Israel’s ongoing assault on Gaza, turning the horrors of war into boardroom victories.

Feature / Spencer Ackerman

Will Arizona Be MAGA’s Last Stand?

Will Arizona Be MAGA’s Last Stand? Will Arizona Be MAGA’s Last Stand?

Trump needs the state’s votes to win. But after its highest court revived an 1864 law that bans abortions, all bets are off.

Feature / Sasha Abramsky

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