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on Oct 1, 2014 - 13:54 PM ET
Voter

Last year, North Carolina passed the most sweeping voting restrictions since the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

Civil rights groups like the North Carolina NAACP and ACLU asked the courts for an injunction...

on Oct 1, 2014 - 13:43 PM ET
Bangladesh garment workers

This article is a joint publication of TheNation.com and Foreign Policy In Focus.

May: Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh

“Mariah” is a small woman with an unexpectedly intense stare. All of us in the hotel conference room crane our necks to see her as she rises to address the table of advocates and NGO representatives gathered for a meeting on safe migration.

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on Oct 1, 2014 - 13:40 PM ET
NFL

The NFL is on quite the losing streak, reeling from one public relations disaster to the next. Yesterday it was officially announced that the NFL lost again, taking a 5-0 drubbing from the Federal Communications Commission in a unanimous vote to end its repugnant local television “blackout rule.” Existing since 1976, the rule allowed the NFL to make sure...

Sports, Society
on Oct 1, 2014 - 11:27 AM ET
Construction worker

While sometimes it seems like our political system is broken, the corruption that mires Capitol Hill is nothing compared to the disrepair and erosion that plagues the roads and railways of the communities that Congress is supposed to be representing. The White House recently enacted a stop-gap funding measure for short-term infrastructure spending. Now, as...

Feminism, Labor, Race and Religion
on Sep 30, 2014 - 16:36 PM ET
Paul Ryan

Editor's note: This post has been updated.

We already knew that Amazon has been putting the screws to book publisher Hachette and its authors with hardball business tactics. But...

on Sep 30, 2014 - 15:08 PM ET
Nuclear talks

Yesterday, Gary Samore, president of United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), published a column on the website of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), arguing that even if talks between the P5+1...

Foreign Policy, Politics