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The Nation is America's oldest weekly news magazine, and one of the most widely read magazines in the world for politics, news and culture.

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For this year's Fourth of July, we asked Nation readers what "patriotism" means to them and how progressives can express love for one's country while forthrightly combating its defects. Here are some of the many thoughtful reponses we received.

The Nation asks our readers: What do you value in the traditions of your country? Tell us what patriotism means to you.

Should The Nation's editorial about the IDF attack on the Gaza relief flotilla have condemned Hamas?

Spring laurels for The Nation, plus Peter Weiss on Rhonda Copeland, and John Nichols on David Obey.

We're trying to survey all the many good ideas being tried outside the range of the Beltway pundits. So tell us about any local, state or municipal initiative in your area that you're excited about and think is worth emulating nationally.

Join the conversation with a community of like-minded Nation readers.

Individuals can be a powerful engine for change by demanding green products and reducing fossil fuel consumption.

Although homosexuality is criminalized in 80 countries, the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill of 2009 is the most egregious attempt to sanction homophobia and threaten the human rights of all its citizens. Here are ten ways to oppose this legislation and stand up for human rights wherever you are.

We asked our readers to submit their own high and low points of President Obama's first year.

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Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they...
The nation’s largest student-run political action committee just announced its first Congressional endorsements of the volatile...
Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they...