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A Progressive Movement to Organize America's Heartland

Robert L. Borosage

A new effort aims to talk to voters the Democratic Party too often ignores.

The post A Progressive Movement to Organize America's Heartland appeared first on The Nation.

Student-Run Newspapers Need Our Help--And They're Coming Together to Ask for It

William Anderson

Independent news organizations at colleges across the US are under threat. The Save Student Newsrooms movement wants to change that.

The post Student-Run Newspapers Need Our Help--And They're Coming Together to Ask for It appeared first on The Nation.

The Veneration of the Windrush Generation

Gary Younge

The UK government's treatment of elderly black Britons from the Caribbean is a scandal, but their elevation to national treasure offers hope.

The post The Veneration of the Windrush Generation appeared first on The Nation.

Forgotten Truths: On the Imperative of Cooperating With--Not Criminalizing--Russia

Stephen F. Cohen

Cooperation with Moscow remains vital for American national security, but "Russiagate" allegations, now codified in a DNC lawsuit, are making that decades-long pursuit a crime.

The post Forgotten Truths: On the Imperative of Cooperating With--Not Criminalizing--Russia appeared first on The Nation.

South and North Korea Prepare to Discuss an End to the Korean War

Tim Shorrock

But Washington's pundit class seems united against a peace process.

The post South and North Korea Prepare to Discuss an End to the Korean War appeared first on The Nation.

Battling the NCAA in the Court

Dave Zirin

Legal analyst Michael McCann stops by to talk about the NCAA and Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL.

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Erdogan's Revenge and the Kurdish Dilemma

Maurice Glasman

After 4,000 years of continuous habitation, there is no Kurdish presence left in Afrin.

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A History of 19th-Century Britain Without the People

Richard J. Evans

David Cannadine's Victorious Century focuses on high politics to the exclusion of nearly everything else.

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Can the ACLU Remake Itself as a Mass Movement for Progressive Change?

Dale Maharidge

Through a new "People Power" initiative, the country's oldest civil-liberties organization wants to go beyond the courts--and into the streets.

The post Can the ACLU Remake Itself as a Mass Movement for Progressive Change? appeared first on The Nation.

The Selfless Servant Leadership of the African-American Women of the Civil-Rights Movement

Janet Dewart Bell

These women didn't stand on ceremony; they accepted the risks of activism and fought for worlds where others might have freedoms that they themselves would never enjoy.

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Narrow GOP Win in AZ-8 Tainted by Voter Suppression Concerns
Republicans are making the most out of GOP candidate Debbie Lesko’s 5+ point victory over Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in the special election to represent Arizona’s 8th district. But it was the reddest district in Arizona, one that Trump won ...
States of Change conference held last week in Washington D.C.
Excerpt from the remarks of Matt Morrison, Executive Director of Working America, at the States of Change conference held last week in Washington D.C. The changing demography of the country over the next 14 years that is revealed by ...
Wasserman: Dems Can Leverage GOP House Candidates 'Risk Factors'
The Cook Political Report’s David Wasserman identifies 7 key “risk factors” for Republican House candidates in the Midterm elections, including: Sits in a district with a Cook PVI score of R+5 or less Republican. Sits in a district that ...
Holzer Probes Challenge of Increasing Working-Class Earnings
Now that the pundits and political activists are more focused than ever before in the post-war period on the importance to Democrats of winning a larger share of white working-class voters (thanks in some measure to TDS efforts), the ...
Political Strategy Notes
Talk about ‘Clinton Derangement Syndrome,’ Associated Press reports that, eighteeen months after the 2016 election Hillary “Clinton Stars as Central Villain in GOP's Midterm Strategy,” with big bucks being invested in ads ‘linking’ Democratic midterm candidates to her. What’s ...
April 20: Do White Working Class Voters Care That Much About Comey and Stormy?
During a week that featured a heavy dose of Trump scandal coverage, one of my favorite journalists, Ron Brownstein, wondered how it was all going over in different demographic groups. It was an important enough of a question that ...
Do White Working Class Voters Care That Much About Comey and Stormy?
During a week that featured a heavy dose of Trump scandal coverage, one of my favorite journalists, Ron Brownstein, wondered how it was all going over in different demographic groups. It was an important enough of a question that ...
Greenberg: Mid-terms Can Launch New Era of Progressive Reform
In Stan Greenberg’s article, “How the US mid-terms could kickstart a new era of progressive reform” at Prospect, he provides an optimistic scenario for Democrats: “November's┬ávote will almost certainly kick off a new progressive era of reform, much like ...

 
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