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Sequester news and analysis from The Nation
March 18, 2015
The One Sensible Budget in Washington
The importance of the Congressional Progressive Caucus's "The Peoples' Budget"
Katrina vanden Heuvel
November 17, 2014
Post-Midterm Political Coverage of GOP Extremism Fits the Definition of Media Absurdity
Eric on this week in concerts and new music releases and Reed on how the mainstream press is always trying to tell the same (false) story about the Republican Party.
October 13, 2014
How Can You Tell If US Hospitals Are Prepared for Ebola? Ask a Nurse.
This is not a time to panic. It is a time to get things right.
November 12, 2013
Survey: 81 Percent of Universities Say Sequester Has Directly Affected Research Activities
According to a new survery, 81 percent of participating universities say the sequester, or federal budget cuts, has directly affected their research activities.
October 7, 2013
Shutdown, Sequestered and Days of Awe
The state of things for people in poverty—made worse by the sequester and shutdown—should cause awe in every member of Congress.
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August 7, 2013
Congress Misses an Opportunity to Reverse Sequester Cuts to Housing
A Senate attempt to restore sequester cuts to low-income housing fails—housing assistance trend continues to go from bad to worse.