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Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building

The Twilight Years of American Hegemony The Twilight Years of American Hegemony

What could better fit an America in decline than a president in decline, the more radically so the better?

Aug 15, 2022 / Tom Engelhardt

Honoring Shirley Chisholm and the History She Made 50 Years Ago

Honoring Shirley Chisholm and the History She Made 50 Years Ago Honoring Shirley Chisholm and the History She Made 50 Years Ago

“It was because of Shirley Chisholm, I am, and because of Shirley Chisholm, Kamala Harris is,” said Representative Barbara Lee in a tribute to the trailblazing visionary.

Feb 14, 2022 / John Nichols

Trump’s Coup Attempt Is Far From Finished

Trump’s Coup Attempt Is Far From Finished Trump’s Coup Attempt Is Far From Finished

Trump is preparing to run in 2024, but a new Senate report detailing his sedition gives officials the evidence they need to disqualify him from completing the coup.

Oct 11, 2021 / John Nichols

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One Year Ago When Bernie’s Campaign Ended, We Lost a Common Love One Year Ago When Bernie’s Campaign Ended, We Lost a Common Love

Of all the losses over the past year, Bernie’s campaign—the love at its core—is one we don’t talk about.

Apr 7, 2021 / Something Is Happening Here / Lillian Osborne

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Is at the Apex of His Power Bernie Sanders Is at the Apex of His Power

The stimulus bill shows how much Sanders has changed the Democratic Party on domestic policy. Foreign policy is the next hurdle.

Mar 17, 2021 / Jeet Heer

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Is a Deadlier, More Delusional Alternative to Trump

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Is a Deadlier, More Delusional Alternative to Trump South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Is a Deadlier, More Delusional Alternative to Trump

The governor’s science denialism and Covid lies at CPAC far exceeded those of the former president.

Mar 5, 2021 / John Nichols

Trump CPAC

Trump Does a Victory Dance at CPAC Trump Does a Victory Dance at CPAC

The brief Republican civil war is over, as the former president uses the annual conference to reassert his dominance over the party.

Mar 1, 2021 / Jeet Heer

No Matter Who Wins, It’s Time to Get Rid of the Electoral College

No Matter Who Wins, It’s Time to Get Rid of the Electoral College No Matter Who Wins, It’s Time to Get Rid of the Electoral College

We should be moving toward a national popular vote to choose our presidents.

Nov 3, 2020 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Will Union Workers Deliver Nevada For Biden?

Will Union Workers Deliver Nevada For Biden? Will Union Workers Deliver Nevada For Biden?

UNITE-HERE! had 90 percent of its members laid off because of Trump’s bungling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, they are knocking on doors to elect Joe Biden.

Oct 21, 2020 / Rebecca Gordon

Joe Biden speaking in front of a lectern

Progressives Should Support Biden Now, but Be Ready to Push Later Progressives Should Support Biden Now, but Be Ready to Push Later

The chaos of recent years demands a paradigm shift.

Oct 20, 2020 / no-paywall / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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