Joshua Holland


Joshua Holland is a Nation Institute writing fellow and the host of Politics and Reality Radio. Follow him on Twitter.


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The reality is that Jewish Americans worry less about Israel than things like health care, the economy, and the environment. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The New York state attorney general candidate discusses the case against Trump and the power of the state AG's office.  Read more

Law and Justice


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Republicans rediscovered the peril of the enlarged deficit—as a pretext for gutting social spending. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The Kentucky Republican goes down to defeat again, but winning this latest battle doesn’t mean the war over health care has ended. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

How come some Republicans don’t believe that the Ryan and McConnell bills would lead to more deaths? An epistemic blockade, that’s how come. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Widespread assumptions that Hillary Clinton and her party are poised to shift rightward overlook dramatic changes in the electorate since her husband occupied the White House. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Donald Trump says he plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but civil liberties advocates say the border is already over-policed, with reports of abuses and even fatal shootings in Southwestern communities. Read more

Civil Rights in America


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“Lone wolf” nutjobs and small bands of extremists can't threaten our values, but our own institutions can. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

A lot, says a new study from the Pew Research Center. Read more

Civil Rights in America

The two contractors who designed the program were paid $81 million. And that's just one thing. Read more

America and the World


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A conversation with Terry O'Sullivan, an expert in the dynamics of catastrophic disease outbreaks, on the high human cost of cutbacks to public-health funding. Read more

Economic Policy



The solutions to climate change, she writes in a new book, are not those that consolidate wealth. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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So far this year not a single representative of a labor union has appeared on any of the four Sunday network talk shows, according to a new report. And entertainment TV has abandoned the working class. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Most at stake isn’t the freedom to worship or speak out, but eligibility for tax subsidies that are estimated to cost the government over $80 billion in revenues every year. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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America’s response to child refugees from Central America is downright shameful. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute shows the ravages of an artificially depressed wage on food servers and other workers. Read more

Economic Policy