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The Media's New Cold War | The Nation

thenation.com — Ukraine's election was a call to arms. Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine's protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia.
Whatever you think about Ukraine situation, you should read @thenation piece for some nuance re US media coverage: thenation.com/article/medias…
Read this-- after reading staggeringly 1-sided media coverage in NYT & Wash Post this am- The Media's New Cold War | thenation.com/article/medias…

Could an Unknown Civil Libertarian Unseat Susan Collins? | The Nation

thenation.com — The woman who could be the future of progressive politics in America is sitting at the back table of an Indian restaurant in Portland, Maine. It's early evening, she's got a list of names, and she's wearing out her cellphone. US Senate candidate Shenna Bellows doesn't do downtime.
RT @Bellows4Senate: "Can an Unknown Civil Libertarian Unseat Susan Collins?" Read @thenation's feature of Shenna to find out! http://t.co/k…

100 Days Into Bill de Blasio’s First Term, New York’s Most Powerful Progressive Is Taking Big Swipes at Inequality | The Nation

thenation.com — The bad news? The forces of opposition may be just as strong as he is. On the ninetieth day of Bill de Blasio's mayoralty, the sun was out and the air warm and light, suggesting that a harsh winter was finally yielding to a gentle spring.
100 Days Into Bill de Blasio’s First Term, New York’s Most Powerful Progressive Is Taking Big Swipes at Inequality | thenation.com/article/179365…

This Week in ‘Nation’ History: Here’s the Backstory on Marx and Marxism in Our Pages | The Nation

thenation.com — In this week's issue of The Nation, Timothy Shenk discusses the revival of Marxism since the financial collapse of 2008. For many who achieved political consciousness and intellectual maturity only after the heralded "end of history" in 1989, Marxism is often seen as offering an important analysis of the causes and consequences of the unprecedented upward redistribution of wealth and power, in this country and throughout the world, which began several decades ago and, despite the crash, continues apace today.
RT @BrankoMilan: "Our first reference to Marx was in a special dispatch published in August 1878" (11y after publication of Das K). http:/…
RT @Tim_Shenk: My takeaway? Lots of people have written for @thenation on Marx, but I'm the first to sneak in a 30 Rock reference: http://t…
This Week in ‘Nation’ History: Here’s the Backstory on Marx and Marxism in Our Pages | The Nation thenation.com/blog/179409/we…

White Noise, Black Politics | The Nation

thenation.com — What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise? This spring, African-American students at Harvard captured national media attention with their "I, Too, Am Harvard" campaign. The organizers described their goals, writing, "Our voices often go unheard on this campus, our experiences are devalued, our presence is questioned-this project is our way of speaking back, of claiming this campus, of standing up to say: We are here.
RT @mmfa: "To tell the story of race in America, black people must be included as agents, not just as subjects" - @MHarrisPerry http://t.co…
RT @MHPshow: Read @MHarrisPerry's latest column in @thenation, furthering her critique of @NYMag's cover story: thenat.in/1qPVIaS #ner…
What happens when black people get erased from the political discourse? @MHarrisPerry's latest column in @thenation: thenat.in/1qPVIaS
Here's @MHarrisPerry on Chait and the erasure of black folks from the story of American political life. thenation.com/article/179380…