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In a new video series from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, leading environmental thinkers Bill McKibben, Noam Chomsky, Nicole Foss, Richard Heinberg and more weigh in on the earth's quickly-depleting oil supply.

This session, the Senate has a chance to fix the filibuster—a reform we've been championing for years. Read our coverage by Christopher Hayes, Thomas Geoghegan, Senator Tom Harkin and William Greider.

Julian Assange is our readers' choice, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Bradley Manning. Read why and see who else got votes.

Who should be The Nation readers' choice for person of the year, and why?

In his new book, Cohen tells the all-but unknown story of the nearly 6 million inmates who survived the often murderous brutality of Stalin's Gulag.

Our new weekly poll seemed to be resonating with our site users incensed with the midterm results so we put the question to The Nation's Twitter followers:  "How do you feel about the sweeping GOP midterm gains?"

Results, reactions, and analysis from Nation editors live throughout the night.

Did you have an observation at the polls today that you'd like to share? A story about something you heard or witnessed? A voting experience you think we should know about? Share your election day stories with The Nation.

Watch The Nation's John Nichols, Richard Kim and Laura Flanders on Free Speech TV's election night coverage live.


Activists in New York City, Boston and Washington, DC take over Novartis offices warning that pharma giant Novartis’ lawsuit in India...
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