Third Party Politics

Tuesday’s Election Could Be a Second Blue Wave

Tuesday’s Election Could Be a Second Blue Wave Tuesday’s Election Could Be a Second Blue Wave

On November 5 voters can reject Trump and embrace criminal justice reform, rent control, and democracy in states and cities nationwide.

Nov 1, 2019 / John Nichols

Democrats Need a Feisty Fighter on Climate Change

Democrats Need a Feisty Fighter on Climate Change Democrats Need a Feisty Fighter on Climate Change

Democrats would be wise to ignore much of the punditry’s pearl-clutching about being too bold.

Sep 10, 2019 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Trump Saudi Arms Deal

US Foreign Policy Is for Sale US Foreign Policy Is for Sale

Washington think tanks receive millions of dollars from authoritarian governments to shape foreign policy in their favor.

Feb 21, 2019 / Benjamin Freeman

Metropolitan Detention Center

For Criminal Justice Reform, the First Step Act Is Just the Start For Criminal Justice Reform, the First Step Act Is Just the Start

Progressives should seize on the law’s momentum and help it grow.

Feb 12, 2019 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz Is Just Like Every Other Billionaire—Afraid of Losing His Wealth and Privilege Howard Schultz Is Just Like Every Other Billionaire—Afraid of Losing His Wealth and Privilege

He calls Medicare for All “far too extreme,” but he is the real extremist.

Jan 30, 2019 / John Nichols

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Why the Ideas Primary Matters Why the Ideas Primary Matters

What’s important now is to hold the media accountable for reporting on the substance of the ideas fairly, not simply on the glitz and gossip of the campaigns.

Jan 8, 2019 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Why the Time Has Come for a Green New Deal Why the Time Has Come for a Green New Deal

It’s smart politics and smart policy—and it’s enormously popular with the public.

Dec 18, 2018 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Stacey Abrams Georgia governor's race

Dear Beto, Andrew, and Stacey—Run Again Dear Beto, Andrew, and Stacey—Run Again

While a 2020 presidential run is tempting, O’Rourke, Gillum, and Abrams could use their political skills and hard-earned notoriety to help progressives win at every level.

Dec 13, 2018 / Steve Phillips

Cuomo extends his

Breaking the Boundaries of 2-Party Politics in New York Breaking the Boundaries of 2-Party Politics in New York

New Yorkers have the option of casting progressive votes for Working Families Party and Green candidates.

Nov 1, 2018 / John Nichols

Trump Speaks with Reporters

Trump’s Tax-Cut Scam Will Only Deepen Racism and Inequality Trump’s Tax-Cut Scam Will Only Deepen Racism and Inequality

It’s not just that the law benefits the rich—it’s that in indirect ways, it could have devastating consequences for communities of color.

Jun 26, 2018 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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