Quantcast

Articles | The Nation

News and Features

Opinion journalism is pushing the conversation about war to the right.

Attorney General John Ashcroft misunderstands Robert Kennedy's legacy--and my book.

The win in Virginia of Democrat Mark Warner is one sign of welcome political change.

The "war on terror" is causing an escalation of retaliatory thinking.

Peter Schrag reviews Robert J. MacCoun and Peter Reuter's Drug War Heresies.

Ian Trump reviews Robert Bly's The Night Abraham Called to the Stars.

We can't allow fear to erode commitment to our constitutional liberties.

This Fall Books issue explores the theme of the observant author.

With the air and ground war in Afghanistan apparently bogged down, the Pentagon is trying to alter the balance of forces on the propaganda front.

The Bush administration's recalcitrance in establishing an airport security agency is putting the nation at risk.

A review of Training Day, a film by Antoine Fuqua, starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke.

President Bush is using his popularity in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks to push through some deeply partisan legislation.

Will the Homeland Security chief be an effective overseer or another spinner?

The 2000 presidential election debacle showed that the country needs electoral reform, but there's only silence from both sides of the aisle.

Mismanagement and secrecy have stalled the war on terrorism—and at home its effects reverberate against civil rights.

Be wary when pundits talk of 'The Street.'

US food airdrops, School of the Americas Watch gets border scrutiny, V.S. Naipaul, Walter Isaacson and more.

If bin Laden is destroyed, his shadowy armies will grow, rather than wither away.

The White House has learned from the past—from the conflicts in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama and the Balkans—how to ensure an acquiescent press.

A review of Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take on the Global Factory, by Miriam Ching Yoon Louie.

September 11 showed us true American heroes. Now let's build on their strength.