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Esther Kaplan

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Esther Kaplan

Esther Kaplan is editor of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, and author of With God on Their Side: George Bush and the Christian Right.


News and Features

The jobless recovery means massive speedups for many workers you depend on.

The Secretary of Labor has hired a crew of smart and savvy deputies to enforce the nation's labor laws.

Our investigation into the shootings of African-Americans in the days after Hurricane Katrina seems to have gotten the feds' attention; but in New Orleans, the wheels of justice have rusted.

The business lobby declares war on the Employee Free Choice Act.

SEIU battles the California Nurses and dissidents within its own ranks.

This week marked Workers Memorial Day, when unions and advocacy organizations held memorials and protests to honor those who have died on the job.

David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

Relishing Samuel Alito's impact on the Supreme Court, pro-life bloggers
are already laying strategies to win hearts and minds in a transformed
legal landscape.

Click here for info on Kaplan's With God on Their Side: How Christian Fundamentalists Trampled Science, Policy, and Democracy in George W. Bush's White House (New Press).


Three New Orleans police officers and two former officers were indicted Friday in the shooting death of Henry Glover, an African-American...
The global press explodes in outrage, but the paper of record turns, as usual, to those it considers "reliable sources"—...
The death toll of a devastating explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia has reached twenty-five.
Justice may finally be imaginable for Edna Glover and her family. The charred remains of her son Henry were discovered in the burnt hulk of...
Aram Roston's November Nation exposé, "How the U.S. Funds the Taliban," has been fast picking up steam on Capitol Hill. In...
View a slideshow of images from the showdown in Chicago here. On Tuesday morning, in Chicago, the unions came to town. It was the final...
Day two of the Showdown in Chicago, a three-day-long protest against big banks, began a bit dismally for The Nation. An email from American...
  In a brightly lit basement room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago tonight, Angel Seda was leading seven hundred people in a...