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News and Features

Gary Younge and Mychal Denzel Smith on the misremembering of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most famous speech.

It’s time to end pot prohibition. It's time to legalize marijuana.

An in-depth look at the civilian toll of America’s longest war.

Our readers’ memories from the 1963 March on Washington.  

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, we’re asking our readers to share their thoughts and memories. 

The country's largest employer tried to compare the wages of their long-term employees to the stipends of Nation interns. The Daily Beast bought their spin.

Lobbyists are taking up top government positions—but not without receiving large bonus payments from their former firms to see them on their way.

From Wall Street to Brownsville, inside Bloomberg's New York.

A collection of The Nation’s reporting and opinion on the Venezuelan president, who died on March 5 at the age of 58.


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