ALL POSTS BY John Nichols
- July 27, 2014The Republican from Wisconsin has borrowed some populist rhetoric to go with his “kinder, gentler” talk about poverty. But his populism is not the real thing.
- July 12, 2014On Thursday, the Committee voted 10-8 to endorse an amendment to restore reasonable limits on financial contributions and expenditures intended to influence elections.
- July 2, 2014Before embracing divisive politics, the Republicans had been closely aligned with the cause of civil rights and had been supporters of equal justice.
- April 25, 2014A free and open Internet is essential to modern democracy. But that freedom and openness will be maintained only if Americans use their great democratic voice to demand it.
- April 15, 2014The legendary activist had ideas we should remember today.
- April 1, 2014The Kochs are meddling in local elections today in Wisconsin, while communities across the state will vote to get money out of politics.
- February 15, 2014When it comes to media, bigger is not better.
- January 2, 2014In 2014, why not assert a progressive politics that is more vital and determined than what has been known to this point?
- December 11, 2013The trouble with making “functional” government the great aspiration of America is that a smoothly operating Congress is not necessarily moral, humane or even economically smart.