Democrats Are Facing an Uphill Battle

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on January 27, 2022, in Washington, DC (Drew Angerer / Getty Images) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for The Nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing … Read more

As Child Tax Payments Expire, Struggling Families Are Desperate

Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935. (Archive Photos / Getty Images) There are great parallels between the birthing pains of Social Security and President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda in the Build Back Better package. Both proposed to fundamentally transform the social compact between working Americans and their government. Both … Read more