Speaking on C-SPAN, former US Olympic luge member Samantha Retrosi spoke about the tenuous position of amateur athletes.
From Raleigh to Olympia, students mobilize for worker justice, prison abolition and educational equity.
All over the country, parents are losing jobs because of conflicting orders: public health officials instructing parents to keep kids home, and bosses threatening to fire workers who don’t come in.
The mayor traded applause lines for critique and permitted comparisons of his ambition to La Guardia's.
In a panel at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Nation sports editor Dave Zirin discusses the myriad controversies swirling around the Sochi Olympics.
Squaring community needs with developers’ desires requires not kinder-and-gentler rezoning but a new process for shaping the city.
Progress can’t be made toward a just settlement between Israel and Palestine until Washington quits arming one side to the teeth.
All-American Michael Sam’s coming out is new and historic. The early reaction by NFL GMs is tired and bigoted.
Bill Keller leaves The New York Times to run a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.
Why did Marcus Smart push someone in the stands? Let’s unpack a moment that’s roiling the sports world.
Activists hold the largest civil rights rally in the South since the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965.
The United States may be leaving, but the war that Washington started in 2001—thirteen years ago—isn’t over.
It’s worth recalling that on the issue of immigration, as on much else, there is little new under the sun.
The Gay Officers Action League supports the mayor's decision not to march, and respects individual officers' right to participate, while calling for allies to join in the boycott.
A federal ruling reveals a wrongly checked box landed Rahinah Ibrahim on the TSA's no-fly list.
New IRS regulations for 501(c)(4) groups may damage the ability of everyday Americans to have an impact on the political process.
The mayor has named Chirlane McCray to head the Fund to Advance New York City, one of several nonprofits launched by earlier mayors, all of which are stingy with information about donors.
Athletes are going to need to ally with four people we can now call the first political prisoners of this Olympiad.