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November 10, 2008 Issue

John Nichols on progressives in the next Congress; Amy Alexander on Tom Joyner, Megan Buskey on Josef Koudelka…

Cover art by: Cover design by Gene Case & Stephen Kling/Avenging Angels

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The Raucous Caucus

A wave of progressive women candidates could help steer the next Congress in new directions on war and peace, fair trade and civil liberties.


Lucas Mann on new voters, Cole Robertson and Robert Eshelman on ballot initiatives, Katrina vanden Heuvel on the Working Families Party.

Swiftboat Blues

The slumping economy has made GOP smear tactics seem petty and shrill--but they're looking forward to their next shot.




Paulson’s Swindle Revealed

United Steelworkers Union prez Leo Gerard cracks open the sweetheart deal that bailed out nine banks--and likely lined the Treasury Secretary's own pockets--with billions of taxpay...

Nader’s Debate

At a third-party candidates' debate before a tiny audience in Washington Thursday, Ralph Nader continued to prove he takes this race seriously.

Protect This Election

Pieces of Karl Rove's plan to suppress the votes of students, minorities, the transient and the elderly are still in place--and could threaten any races that are remotely close.

Books & the Arts

The Searchers

Tribalism is in vogue among conservative Middle East scholars. But a better understanding comes from investigating regional ties rather than sectarian divisions.

Film Threat

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