“I realized that…the most likely outcome of returning this information to public hands would be that I would spend the rest of my life in prison. I did it because I thought it was the right thing to do.”
The Nation's sports editor Dave Zirin will join former luge competitor Samantha Retrosi to take reader questions on the politics of the Olympic games.
A systematic look at the patterns of rights abuses in the United States’ domestic “war on terror” since September 11, 2001.
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.
A key to The Nation's interactive database.
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.