The Nation

on Nov 12, 2014 - 17:15 PM ET
Dorian Warren

President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law in March of 2010, and it’s been dogged by right-wing attempts to reverse it ever since. Last Friday, the Supreme Court announced it would hear another challenge to the ACA, this time in the case King v. Burwell...

on Oct 31, 2014 - 14:00 PM ET

At the onset of Ferguson’s protests, Amnesty International USA deployed observers to monitor police interactions with the demonstrators. On October 24, the human rights organization released...

on Oct 23, 2014 - 09:38 AM ET
Julie Brown

A month ago, Latandra Ellington wrote a letter to her aunt from the Lowell Correctional Institution in Florida, saying, “He told me he’s going to beat me death. He was all in my face, then he grabbed his radio and said he was going to bust me in the head with it.” The 36-year-old...

on Oct 21, 2014 - 10:27 AM ET
Thomas Eric Duncan

Thomas Duncan was the first person to die from Ebola on American soil. He was also a 42-year-old Liberian immigrant, and his nephew Josephus Weeks argued in an open...

on Oct 16, 2014 - 11:43 AM ET
Melissa Harris-Perry

Over the last few months, videos chronicling aggressive interactions between police officers and black people have gone viral. From chokeholds to taserings, to being shot and killed, the police have been caught again and again subjecting black Americans to disproportionate violence. But, as Melissa...

on Oct 14, 2014 - 15:25 PM ET
Mychal Denzel Smith

It has been more than sixty days since the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. This past weekend, thousands of protesters took to the streets for the beginning of Ferguson October, a series of events meant to kick off an organized movement against police violence. On Saturday,...