Seymour Hersh has gotten a few things wrong over his career. But his memoir shows a reporter with broad and brave consistency, exposing one atrocity and cover-up by the forces of American imperial power after another.
Michael Hirsch is a New York-based labor and political writer and a New Politics editorial board member.
Despite union officials' post-election justifications, it's clear Hillary Clinton did not deserve labor's support.
Fifteen months after her election to the Seattle City Council, Kshama Sawant is still attracting support.
Thoughts on politics, social movements, and the 2012 elections.