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Our Prison Population Is Getting Older and Older

Michelle Chen

Could programs like compassionate release provide refuge from a criminal-justice system run amok?

The post Our Prison Population Is Getting Older and Older appeared first on The Nation.

These 2 NFL Players Stood Up for Palestine--and It Didn't Kill Their Careers

Dave Zirin

In February, Michael Bennett and Kenny Stills refused to attend a public-relations trip to Israel. Now they've been nominated for the NFL Man of the Year award.

The post These 2 NFL Players Stood Up for Palestine--and It Didn't Kill Their Careers appeared first on The Nation.

What Will It Take for America to Wake Up to the Horrifying Reality of US Warfare?

Andrew J. Bacevich

The great majority of the American people remain studiously indifferent to the charade being played out before their eyes.

The post What Will It Take for America to Wake Up to the Horrifying Reality of US Warfare? appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch Have Set Our Future on Fire

Mark Hertsgaard

The fires and storms ravaging the planet are only going to get worse, especially if we don't end the power of climate deniers.

The post Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch Have Set Our Future on Fire appeared first on The Nation.

The Death of a Dictator Leaves Yemen a Worse Mess

Juan Cole

Ali Abdullah Saleh's life is emblematic of the way the bright hopes of Arab nationalism have disintegrated into sectarianism.

The post The Death of a Dictator Leaves Yemen a Worse Mess appeared first on The Nation.

Luke Harding on Trump, Russia, and 'Collusion'

Joshua Holland

There may not be a smoking gun, but there's a mountain of evidence tying Trump to the Kremlin.

The post Luke Harding on Trump, Russia, and 'Collusion' appeared first on The Nation.

It's Time to End Mass Incarceration

Brave New Films

Locking up more and more people for longer and longer won't make us safer.

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On Tuesday, Alabama Decides Between an Accused Child Molester and a Democrat

Jon Wiener

Which one has a better chance of making it to the Senate?

The post On Tuesday, Alabama Decides Between an Accused Child Molester and a Democrat appeared first on The Nation.

Trump Swallows GOP

Steve Brodner

Duh nuh... Dun nuh, duh nuh...

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US Tax Dollars Must Not Be Used to Detain Palestinian Children

Betty McCollum

It's time to stand up for the human rights of Palestinian children who are mistreated and abused in the Israeli-military detention system.

The post US Tax Dollars Must Not Be Used to Detain Palestinian Children appeared first on The Nation.

 

 
 
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Political Strategy Notes
On CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ Democrat Doug Jones got a break in his quest to win a U.S. Senate seat, when Republican Senator Richard C. Shelby “said repeatedly Sunday ¬†that the state’s fellow Republicans can "do better" than ...
Polls Indicate Dem Pick-up of Senate Seat in Alabama Still Possible
No matter what the doomsayers say, progresssives should not allow themselves to get unduly pessimistic about Democratic prospects for defeating Roy Moore in Alabama and picking up a U.S. Senate seat. According to Harry Enten’s fivethirtyeight.com post, “Doug Jones ...
Political Strategy Notes
Could Al Franken’s resignation from the senate help to defeat Roy Moore? Don’t get trapped in a false equivalency snare here, because the magnitude and context of the allegations against Sen. Franken and Judge Moore are not the same. ...
December 6: Mike Pence's Brown-Nosing Rise To Power
I read McKay Coppins’ big profile of Vice President Mike Pence with interest. But while most observers focused on an incident when Pence supposedly signaled his willingness to replace Donald Trump when it looked like he might be forced ...
Mike Pence's Brown-Nosing Rise To Power
I read McKay Coppins’ big profile of Vice President Mike Pence with interest. But while most observers focused on an incident when Pence supposedly signaled his willingness to replace Donald Trump when it looked like he might be forced ...
Inside the GOP Vision for America's Health Care
Writing in The Progressive, Ramon Catleblanch paints a frightening picture of the Republican vision for America’s health care, as previewed in their tax legislation. Catleblanch’s article, “The Tax Bill Is Just the First Strike in the GOP War on ...
Teixeira: How Doug Jones Can Beat Roy Moore
The following article by Ruy Teixeira, author of The Optimistic Leftist¬†and other works of political analysis, is cross-posted from his blog: It won’t be easy. But the Washington Post/Schar School poll, a poll that gives Jones a 3 point ...
Political Strategy Notes
Tony Pugh of mcclatchydc .com makes a case that “Voting at black colleges has tumbled. Can Dems fix the apathy in time for 2018?” and observes “Voter turnout among the estimated 300,000 students at HBCUs fell nearly 11 percent ...

 
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