Politics

Donald Trump’s Wild Portrayal of Crime Is Simply Not True

Do not panic. Even in a bad year, today’s crime rates remain at historic lows.

John Pfaff

I’m Trying to Find Hope, but This Campaign Isn’t Helping

In the wake of police killing Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, the first presidential debate offered nothing to suggest black lives truly matter.

Reniqua Allen

In the First Debate, Trump Failed to Achieve the Reagan Effect

He seemed to shrink throughout the evening, growing more defensive and ill-tempered, snorting and grimacing.

Robert L. Borosage
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The First Presidential Debate

After Clinton’s Strong Debate Showing, Trump’s Lies on Election Rigging Are Even More at Odds with Reality

It is voter suppression—not fantasies of fraud—that could actually undermine the will of the people.

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Hillary Clinton Prepared for the Debate, and Showed She Is Prepared for the Presidency

It was a winning line on what for Hillary Clinton was a winning night.

John Nichols

At the First Debate, Clinton Faced Asymmetric Warfare—and Won

“Donald, I know you live in your own reality,” she said calmly. And it gradually became clear she was right.

Joan Walsh
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Special Report

Bernie Sanders: The ‘Nation’ Interview

In an exclusive post-primary sit-down, Senator Sanders speaks on Our Revolution, Donald Trump, and what he really thinks about Hillary Clinton.
Katrina vanden Heuvel and John Nichols

Bernie Sanders is still campaigning for the political revolution. He’s protesting with Native Americans against the Dakota Access pipeline, championing the Working Families Party, and hitting the trail for antimonopoly congressional candidate Zephyr Teachout. Sanders continues to draw big crowds and media attention after a presidential run that won more… Continue Reading >

Election 2016

Trump’s Terrible, No-Good Solution for Gender Inequality in the Workplace

To center the childcare debate around tax breaks and minimal subsidies is insulting to all working women.

Michelle Chen

The 2016 Election Proves That Neoliberalism Is Backfiring

Whatever their differences, the Sanders and Trump insurgencies sharply reject the dominant trend of a generation.

Ronald Aronson

Make the Public Option a Central Focus of the 2016 Campaign

Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and others issue a call to hold insurance companies accountable “with a public, Medicare-like option available to every American.”

John Nichols

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