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John Nichols

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John Nichols is a contributing writer for The Progressive. He writes about politics for the Nation and is also associate editor of the Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. His articles have appeared in The New York TimesChicago Tribune, and dozens of other newspapers. Find him on Twitter @NicholsUprising

Impeachment is an essential instrument of democracy, designed by the founders as an important check on executive power. And the time to use it is now. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 3 Comments

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John Hain

With each step he takes on the international stage, Donald Trump harms America. But really, why is a billionaire businessman, who has long traveled in the cosmopolitan circles of New York City and around the world, behaving like such a rube? more

Jun 7, 2017 8:01 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Jeff Boyd

Activists and politicians across the country credit Garvey with showing them how to forge a new politics combining progressive idealism and a populist demand for clean elections. more

Feb 22, 2017 2:47 PM Dispatches

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David Bacon

Reforming the electoral college is key to saving the democracy. People are working on it. more

Nov 29, 2016 4:29 PM Magazine 3 Comments

We're seeing a wave of Democrats inspired by the presidential candidacy of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to mount unlikely congressional bids. more

Oct 11, 2016 2:50 PM Magazine

Only the wisest winners choose to learn from vanquished foes. more

May 25, 2016 4:42 PM Magazine

All that is new are the gadgets we are sold—and the prospect that those gadgets might put many of us out of work. more

Jan 5, 2016 5:38 PM Magazine 1 Comments

Tim Carpenter never lost faith in the very real prospect of a very radical change for the better. And he never lost his organizer’s certainty that the tipping point that would make the change was just a few more phone calls, a few more rall... more

Apr 30, 2014 1:39 PM Dispatches

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