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Ben Carson Just Keeps Getting More Awful. Why? Ben Carson Just Keeps Getting More Awful. Why?

The mild-mannered reactionary used to be the anti-Trump. Now he’s one-upping him on guns. This won’t end well.

Oct 7, 2015 / Joan Walsh

This Is How Immigration Reform Happened 50 Years Ago. It Can Happen Again.

This Is How Immigration Reform Happened 50 Years Ago. It Can Happen Again. This Is How Immigration Reform Happened 50 Years Ago. It Can Happen Again.

Recalling the civil-rights history of the Hart-Celler Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 can help us think about how to change immigration policy today.

Oct 2, 2015 / Editorial / Mae Ngai

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Donald Trump Is a True Candidate of the .00001 Percent Donald Trump Is a True Candidate of the .00001 Percent

The real question is: How has The Donald made it this far in the race?

Oct 1, 2015 / Nomi Prins

Sanders and Trump Offer Two Roads Out of Establishment Politics—Which Will We Follow?

Sanders and Trump Offer Two Roads Out of Establishment Politics—Which Will We Follow? Sanders and Trump Offer Two Roads Out of Establishment Politics—Which Will We Follow?

In their very different ways—hope and inclusiveness vs. rancid nostalgia and bigotry—the two candidates are competing for overlapping pools of discontented voters.

Sep 28, 2015 / Naked Democracy / William Greider

How Pope Francis Vindicated the Immigrant Rights Movement

How Pope Francis Vindicated the Immigrant Rights Movement How Pope Francis Vindicated the Immigrant Rights Movement

By framing immigration as a moral challenge, rather than a criminal one, activists say the pope reinforced much of the work they are doing to challenge dehumanizing rhetoric.

Sep 24, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

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What Trump and Carson Get Wrong: Islam Is As American as Apple Pie What Trump and Carson Get Wrong: Islam Is As American as Apple Pie

Since the very beginning, Islam has always been part of the social fabric of this country.

Sep 25, 2015 / Joshua Holland

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Union Busting Was a Bust for Scott Walker’s Presidential Run Union Busting Was a Bust for Scott Walker’s Presidential Run

The failed candidate’s core message did not resonate, and he had nothing else to offer.

Sep 22, 2015 / Editorial / John Nichols

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Dawn of the Donald Dawn of the Donald

He wants to make America great again! It says so on his hat!

Sep 22, 2015 / Tom Tomorrow

As the 2016 Campaigns Heat Up, the Moment Still Belongs to the People

As the 2016 Campaigns Heat Up, the Moment Still Belongs to the People As the 2016 Campaigns Heat Up, the Moment Still Belongs to the People

What once seemed unexpected is no longer unthinkable.

Sep 22, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Nothing Is Inevitable in Politics Anymore

Nothing Is Inevitable in Politics Anymore Nothing Is Inevitable in Politics Anymore

The rise of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump reveals what is hopeful—and troubling—about this political moment.

Sep 21, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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