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Katrina vanden Heuvel is editor of The Nation.
Arianna Huffington Calls On Biden to Resign: She's Wrong
Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source: TheNation.com
The flaw in Arianna's reasoning is to equate Biden's advocacy of counterterrorism with principled stances on law and diplomacy.
Why Have Mainstream Media Neglected the Recession's Human Costs?
Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: The Nation
According to a new Pew study, little attention has been paid to the way America's financial crisis has affected its citizens.
Don't Let Congress Take a Vacation Before Passing Healthcare Reform
Posted on: Jul 28, 2009, Source: TheNation.com
This isn't a healthcare crisis, this is a state of emergency.
The Battle for Healthcare Begins
Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: The Nation
Myths will need to be debunked, front groups exposed, and money trails followed.
How Is He Doing? Obama's First 100 Days and His Next 900
Posted on: Apr 22, 2009, Source: The Nation
As we mark the first 100 days of his presidency, it is staggering to consider the enormous challenges President Obama inherited from his predecessor.
Katrina vanden Heuvel and Lawrence Korb Debate Military Escalation in Afghanistan
Posted on: Apr 20, 2009, Source: Brave New Foundation
Why more substantive debate and non-military solutions are needed in this war.
America's Shame: Can Jim Webb Fix the Prison Gulag?
Posted on: Feb 15, 2009, Source: The Nation
An unlikely senator takes on the cause of reforming America's overloaded and barbaric jails.
Obama Takes on the Nuclear Neanderthals
Posted on: Feb 8, 2009, Source: TheNation.com
President Obama supports a nuclear free world, but he faces a high noon showdown in the form of his own Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates.
Why Robert Gates is a Terrible Pick
Posted on: Dec 1, 2008, Source: The Nation
The appointment of Robert Gates -- a vocal critic of Obama's Iraq withdrawal plan who will undoubtedly shape policy-- is alarming.
Yes We Can Cut the Defense Budget: Why it's Time to Stop the Military Spending Spree
Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: The Nation
Our current military budget is almost equal to all of the rest of the world's defense budgets combined. This is unsustainable.
Obama's First 100 Days in the White House
Posted on: Nov 9, 2008, Source: TheNation.com
Obama needs to be bold with the challenges he faces: a cratering economy, broken healthcare system, two wars, poverty and inequality and much more.
Posted on: Nov 5, 2008, Source: The Nation
The fate of Obama's presidency will be determined by how bold he chooses to be.
The Woman Who Could Have Prevented This Financial Mess Was Silenced by Greenspan, Rubin and Summers
Posted on: Oct 10, 2008, Source: TheNation.com
A sad tale emerges of willfully arrogant behavior designed to undermine a wise woman's good judgment.
Democrats: Don't Make Afghanistan Your War
Posted on: Aug 28, 2008, Source: The Nation
Biden, Obama, and the Dems are rallying to escalate the war in Afghanistan. But trading one war for another would be catastrophic.
How Do We Seize the Obama Moment?
Posted on: Aug 17, 2008, Source: The Nation
Obama will be the president we want him to be if we mobilize support on the progressive issues and ward off the influence of entrenched interests.
Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: The Nation
Obama is showing sound thinking on Iraq, so why does he continue to talk abou tescalating the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan?
America Is in Major Need of Electoral Reform
Posted on: Jul 6, 2008, Source: The Nation
America is experiencing a surge of hope -- the time is right to invigorate our damaged democracy and capture greater power for the people.
A (Graceful) Exit Strategy for Clinton
Posted on: Jun 3, 2008, Source: The Nation
The anger of Clinton supporters should be channeled at the media, not Senator Obama.
Victory for Tomato Pickers' Fight Against Burger King
Posted on: May 28, 2008, Source: The Nation
Now that a deal with Burger King has been signed, it's time to go after WalMart, Whole Foods and the other big supermarket chains.
Why is Burger King Spying on Student Labor Organizers?
Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source: The Nation
The fast-food company tries to hide its anti-labor practices.
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