John Nichols


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

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Sara Tyson

The Minnesota Congresswoman wants to redefine U.S. foreign policy as we know it. Read more

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It is constitutionally and politically appropriate to make the removal of the president an immediate aim. Read more


“Inconvenient Billionaire” Tom Steyer has poured tens of millions of dollars into organizing people to go further and fight harder for progressive causes. Read more


It is time to be done with Donald Trump. Not in 2021. Not in 2020. Now. Read more

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The midterms are a battle for the soul of both parties. Read more

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks about her win and what inspires her going forward. Read more

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The coming blue wave offers fifty opportunities for progressive change. Read more


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DeVos has spent a lot of money to advance rightwing social engineering. Read more


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. Read more

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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? Read more

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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. Read more



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

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


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


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

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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... Read more