Best of the Left, 2015: The Nation podcast, 12/23

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The most valuable activist, the biggest ideological comeback, the best newspaper front page
, and more: JOHN NICHOLS presents The Nation’s Progressive Honor Roll for 2015–the season’s most unusual “best” list.

Also: guns in America: what is to be done? AMY WILENTZ comments—starting with her friend who keeps his guns under his bed.

Plus: The great GORE VIDAL: before he died in 2012, Vidal asked JAY PARINI to write his biography. The book is out now: Empire of Self—Jay says he wanted to “look at the angel and the monster alike.”