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Interactive: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980-2060
This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060. ...
States of Change
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states. ...
The Political Consequences of the Great Recession
Deep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014. ...
Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality
Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices. ...
Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change
Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country. ...
The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health. ...
Martin Unchained: Radical Reformer, Nonviolent Militant
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we should remember the true Dr. King and free him from a reconstructed history that never was. ...
Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest
The Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have collaborated to promote progressive and democratic governance around the world. ...

 
The Nation.
How California Voters Got So Smart on Crime
Sasha Abramsky
Reform advocates are making a compelling case for policies that take aim at mass incarceration.

How Much Money Is Too Much for the Pentagon?
William D. Hartung
When it comes to the Pentagon’s new spending budget, the answer is not more money. 

Advice for Hillary Clinton on Her Brother's Bad Judgment
John Cavanagh
Tony Rodham’s involvement in a gold-mining operation in Haiti is under scrutiny.

Noam Chomsky: Democracy Is a Threat to Any Power System
The Nation
The radical intellectual joined The Nation’s John Nichols to discuss the political debates that have motivated his life’s work.

Free Trade Isn't about Trade. It's About Bureaucrats--and Guns.
Mike Konczal
Free trade agreements like the TPP have provisions that are designed less for trade, and more about replacing public bureaucrats with private, corporate ones.

The Boston Olympics Con Job
Jonathan Cohn
Boston's decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics was made with little regard for public interest

What's Next for Greece? Debating Syriza's Options
Joanne Landy
A reading list on the future of austerity in Greece, Europe and beyond.

From Lenin to Lego
Joshua Clover
Snowpiercer mocks what The Lego Movie cheers—a happy world of compulsory production.

Danny Schechter, Prince of the American Left
Daniel Simon
“Danny Schechter News Dissector” set the precedent for media understanding in the modern age.

150th Anniversary Special Issue
The Nation
 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
For many Neo-Cons the real objective of bombing Iran's nuclear sites is to build support for an invasion. For this, a failure could be more useful than success. That's why they seem untroubled by the unrealistic assumptions on which they rest their case.
America is now witnessing the beginning of a mini-boomlet of calls for a large scale aerial bombing campaign aimed at crippling or destroying Iran's nuclear installations. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton and Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at the Johns ...
"Flat Tax" Redux: a Primer
It occurred to me yesterday that we were hearing less about "tax reform" on the GOP presidential campaign trail than we were about that old chestnut, the "flat tax." So I figured I'd do a quick explainer at ...
Obamacare Diss Ploy Backfires Big Time
Republican Congresswomen Cathy McMorris Rodgers apparently had nothing better to do with her time than hatch a facebook scam bashing President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act. So she requested her constituents to submit Obamacare slams. But Jen Hayden ...
How Cruz's Sour Tea Fuels GOP Agenda
From TPM Cafe's "How Bush-Appointed Ivy Leaguer Ted Cruz Became A Tea Party Darling," by Vanessa Williamson, co-author, with Theda Skocpol, of "The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism":

Ted Cruz, who has become one of ...
Christian Right May Be Splintering in 2016
I'm second to no one in warning against wishful-thinking claims that the Christian Right (or for that matter, its Siamese Twin, the Tea Party) is dying or losing influence. But it does appear these folks are in a strategic ...
Political Strategy Notes
In the 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, the majority rejected a lower court decision that upheld redrawing of state legislative districts packed African American voters into a small number of districts. Justice ...
Cruz: Obamacare for Me OK

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Waldman: Voter I.D. Fight Over for Now, Now Dems Can Focus on Doable Reforms
At the Plum Line, Paul Waldman posts that "Democrats may have lost the battle over voter ID, but the war over voting isn't over." Regarding the Supreme Court Decision upholding the Wisconsin voter identification law, Waldman writes:

It may ...

 
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