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50 Years Later, Rekindle the 'Spirit of Glassboro'

Norman Solomon

50 years after the Glassboro Summit, we should question the wisdom of leaders who seem averse to any kind of détente between the United States and Russia.

The post 50 Years Later, Rekindle the 'Spirit of Glassboro' appeared first on The Nation.

Charleena Lyles Was Killed by a Police Department Under a Consent Decree

Collier Meyerson

The untimely death of a 30-year-old woman demonstrates the obvious need for more scrutiny of police, not less.

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Why Does the Far Right Hold a Near-Monopoly on Political Violence?

Joshua Holland

Studies show that most people across the political spectrum abhor it. So what might explain the disparity?

The post Why Does the Far Right Hold a Near-Monopoly on Political Violence? appeared first on The Nation.

The Republic of Rogue Island

Tom Cutterham

Here's what one state's radical experiment after the American Revolution can tell us about democracy today.

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On Writers, the Media, and the Corruptions of Power

Patrick Lawrence

Joel Whitney, whose book Finks is about the CIA's subversion of US culture, talks about the scars left by the Cold War.

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Bill O'Reilly Is America's Best-Selling Historian

Andrew J. Bacevich

And other problems we need to solve before we can get out of this mess.

The post Bill O'Reilly Is America's Best-Selling Historian appeared first on The Nation.

Will Last Year's Peace Treaty Survive, or Is the Past Prologue in Colombia?

Greg Grandin

An interview with historian Robert Karl on the country's violent demobilization.

The post Will Last Year's Peace Treaty Survive, or Is the Past Prologue in Colombia? appeared first on The Nation.

The Senate GOP Isn't Fixing Health Care. It's Waging Class War.

Zoë Carpenter

A draft bill released Thursday offers tax cuts to the rich at the expense of the poor and the elderly.

The post The Senate GOP Isn't Fixing Health Care. It's Waging Class War. appeared first on The Nation.

The Lessons We Learned From Jon Ossoff's Defeat

Robert L. Borosage

The midterms will be much different, but Democrats need better candidates.

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This Union Ironworker Has a Plan to Beat Paul Ryan

John Nichols

A construction worker takes on the speaker of the House--and sparks fly.

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AP’s Erica Werner makes a case that “McConnell stakes it all on health care bill” and writes thaT “The shrewd Kentuckian has made himself practically the sole arbiter of the bill and will be largely responsible for the outcome, ...
June 22: Democrats' 2017 Losing Streak Likely To End in November
After the agony of Election Night for GA-06 on January 20, I thought it might be a good idea to offer Democrats some immediate hope. So I wrote up the electoral prospects for the rest of 2017 at New ...
Democrats' 2017 Losing Streak Likely To End in November
After the agony of Election Night for GA-06 on January 20, I thought it might be a good idea to offer Democrats some immediate hope. So I wrote up the electoral prospects for the rest of 2017 at New ...
What Ossoff Did Right
You may have already had your fill of post-mortems of the GA-6 election. Just about everybody has had their say about what Jon Ossoff did wrong, or what went wrong in the Atlanta ‘burbs special election, save the candidate ...
June 21: Lessons From the Sixth District of Georgia
After overcoming an emotional hangover, I had this to say about the Handel/Ossoff race at New York: As I noted as the returns were still coming in, the spin wars over the meaning of this contest will be nearly ...
Lessons From the Sixth District of Georgia
After overcoming an emotional hangover, I had this to say about the Handel/Ossoff race at New York: As I noted as the returns were still coming in, the spin wars over the meaning of this contest will be nearly ...
Why Ossoff Lost and What He Won
It’s a little harder today than it was yesterday morning to challenge the argument that the suburban, heavilly-gerrymandered south is still ‘fool’s gold’ for Democratic House candidates. Handel’s victory provides red meat for Democratic strategists who argue that, generally, ...
How Dems Might Motivate Liberal Non-voters
New York Times columnist David Leonhardt shares a vision of a brighter future for Democrats. It is predicated, however, on meeting a difficult challenge — increasing voter participation among liberals who haven’t been voting. If liberals voted at the ...

 
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