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Mark Sorkin

Mark Sorkin is a writer living in Chicago.


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After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.

For Peter Maass, oil is not a drug so much as a Pandora's box. Tap a well and base instincts spew.

In Hari Kunzru's captivating new novel My Revolutions, a former anti-Vietnam terrorist is dredged up after half a lifetime underground.

Thousands of civil rights activists are heading to Louisiana this week to protest a case of gross injustice--and the system that supports racial inequality across America.

Teenage presents a lively but scattershot portrait of youth in the modern era.

California's juvenile justice system is broken everywhere you look. An ambitious plan for reform could bring much-needed improvements, but does it go far enough?

In Conned, Nation reporter Sasha Abramsky sets out to highlight a growing population of disenfranchised Americans.

In his captivating new book Absolute Convictions, Eyal Press explores the links between his hometown's post-Vietnam decline and its emergence as a battlefield in the national crusade against abortion.

What's really shocking about Bill Bennett's public
fantasies of reducing crime by aborting black babies is the ease with which conservative critics cast lawlessness in racial terms.

Novelist David Grossman discusses Israel and the role of politics in his writing.


House Republicans are launching a frontal assault on environmental regulations.