Ethical Economics

Dr. Cornel West gives the keynote address at the

Cornel West and RFK Jr. Are Both Helping Biden Now Cornel West and RFK Jr. Are Both Helping Biden Now

As two of his rivals head into the wilderness, the president is consolidating the left-of-center vote.

Oct 6, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Frontline Water Protectors

Frontline Water Protectors Frontline Water Protectors

March in NYC: A fight against the tar sands oil pipeline.

Oct 3, 2023 / OppArt / Susan Simensky Bietila

America’s Short-Lived Safety Net Has Almost Fully Unraveled

America’s Short-Lived Safety Net Has Almost Fully Unraveled America’s Short-Lived Safety Net Has Almost Fully Unraveled

The American Rescue Plan created unprecedented programs protecting parents and young children, renters, and childcare providers. Now they are almost entirely gone.

Sep 15, 2023 / Editorial / Bryce Covert for The Nation

We Have the Solution to Child Poverty. Republicans Are Blocking It.

We Have the Solution to Child Poverty. Republicans Are Blocking It. We Have the Solution to Child Poverty. Republicans Are Blocking It.

The expansion of the child tax credits under the American Rescue Plan halved child poverty. When the policy ended, child poverty shot back up.

Sep 1, 2023 / Editorial / Bryce Covert

Why These Leftists Oppose Free Money

Why These Leftists Oppose Free Money Why These Leftists Oppose Free Money

A conversation with Daniel Zamora Vargas and Anton Jäger about why a “basic income” isn't such a progressive welfare idea. 

Aug 23, 2023 / Editorial / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Caldor Fire

We Are Witnessing the First Stages of Civilization’s Collapse We Are Witnessing the First Stages of Civilization’s Collapse

Will our own elites perform any better than the rulers of Chaco Canyon, the Mayan heartland, and Viking Greenland?

Aug 22, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

Striking hotel workers hold placards expressing their opinion outside the Hotel Figueroa, in downtown Los Angeles.

A Political Battle Within Political Science: Which Side Is the APSA On? A Political Battle Within Political Science: Which Side Is the APSA On?

The hotel workers’ strike in Los Angeles will force members of the American Political Science Association—and Taylor Swift fans—to decide whether or not to cross union picket lines...

Aug 2, 2023 / Peter Dreier

Cornel West speaking at a lectern

Cornel West: The Christian Socialist Running for President Cornel West: The Christian Socialist Running for President

In an exclusive interview with The Nation, the candidate talks church, state, prophecy—and politics.

Jul 31, 2023 / Q&A / Wen Stephenson

Striking SAG-AFTRA member in front of Netflix building

SAG-AFTRA Can Agree on One Thing: It’s Time to Crush the Big Studios SAG-AFTRA Can Agree on One Thing: It’s Time to Crush the Big Studios

How do you bring a woefully divided union together? You go on strike.

Jul 26, 2023 / Editorial / Piper French

“Bidenomics” vs. “Reaganomics”

“Bidenomics” vs. “Reaganomics” “Bidenomics” vs. “Reaganomics”

What will it take for Biden’s economic agenda to transform the political landscape the way to Reagan’s did?

Jul 21, 2023 / Editorial / Mike Konczal

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