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Scott Walker campaigning for Senate candidate Leah Vukmir in 2018

Wisconsin Is Finally Coming Out of Its Scott Walker Nightmare Wisconsin Is Finally Coming Out of Its Scott Walker Nightmare

The ex-governor seems terrified that the state’s recent elections could threaten the conservative domination he helped create—and he should be.

Apr 11, 2023 / John Nichols

Brandon Johnson celebrates at podium

The Movement That Made Brandon Johnson Mayor of Chicago The Movement That Made Brandon Johnson Mayor of Chicago

Backed by the powerful Chicago teachers Union, he waged an unapologetically progressive campaign and saw off a “law and order” opponent. Now comes the hard part.

Apr 5, 2023 / Micah Uetricht

Molly Ivins

Reports of the Death of the “Texas Observer” Are Greatly Exaggerated Reports of the Death of the “Texas Observer” Are Greatly Exaggerated

With support from readers, a legendary progressive publication lives to fight another day.

Apr 3, 2023 / Jim Hightower

A man does a banking transaction at a Citibank ATM fast cash machine.

What if the People Owned the Banks? What if the People Owned the Banks?

The case for public banking.

Mar 28, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Chicago mayoral candidate Brandon Johnson speaks

Brandon Johnson Is Surging in the Chicago Mayoral Race Brandon Johnson Is Surging in the Chicago Mayoral Race

The progressive has closed the gap with conservative front-runner Paul Vallas, thanks to a string of high-profile endorsements.

Mar 27, 2023 / John Nichols

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Letters From the April 3/10, 2023, Issue Letters From the April 3/10, 2023, Issue

He was a mensch… Get out the message… The paleo approach…

Mar 21, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

The Immense Irony of the GOP’s Anti-Socialism Vote

The Immense Irony of the GOP’s Anti-Socialism Vote The Immense Irony of the GOP’s Anti-Socialism Vote

Republicans are crowing over their resolution denouncing socialism, but their next presidential candidate will be chosen in a city that socialism built.

Feb 6, 2023 / John Nichols

US President Joe Biden arrives to deliver the State of the Union address on March 1, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Biden, Go Bold in the State of the Union Biden, Go Bold in the State of the Union

What he needs to say.

Feb 6, 2023 / Robert L. Borosage

Victor Navasky looks at the camera wearing green knit tie and suit.

Remembering the “Placatory and Principled” Victor Navasky Remembering the “Placatory and Principled” Victor Navasky

Colleagues pay tribute to the former editor and publisher of The Nation.

Jan 30, 2023 / Editorial / Elizabeth Pochoda, Calvin Trillin, and Richard Lingeman

Victor Navasky and former editor in chief of Radar magazine Maer Roshan

One “Nation” Under Victor One “Nation” Under Victor

Remembering Victor S. Navasky.

Jan 26, 2023 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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