Patricia J. Williams on life sentences for juveniles, Jochen Hellebeck on Stephen F. Cohen, a timeline of the road to Copenhagen
Deficit spending is a cure for our troubles, not the cause. If Obama reduces the red ink, the Great Recession could be born again
The birthers, the anticommunist crazies, the "Obama as Witch Doctor" caricatures: they're all of a piece, welded to sex.
In Washington, big ideas for financial reform are suddenly gaining momentum.
You don't have to go to Copenhagen to join the activists racing against the ticking environmental bomb.
To try alleged 9/11 perpetrators without handing Al Qaeda a propaganda victory, the trial must be fair beyond question.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seems to understand that when athletes play with a concussion, it is bad for their health--and for business. But do his reforms go far enough?
It is manifestly barbarous that children should be tossed into jail for life.
TNR's more significant sin is to weaken the bond between Israel and liberal American Jews--which is to say, most of them.
The Lord has got an itch to see these folks filthy rich.
In the latest push to privatize public education, regents at the University of California have raised tuition by 32 percent.
Inside sources reveal that the firm works with the US military in
Karachi to plan targeted assassinations and drone bombings, among other sensitive counterterrorism operations.
In response to Lizzy Ratner's "Generation Recession," young readers from across the country wrote to The Nation to share how the recession has impacted them.
The prochoice movement stops playing nice in the fight for healthcare reform.
At major US banks, shareholders actually want their executives to be rewarded for taking on excessive risk.
Will carbon capture and sequestration help us avoid runaway climate change?
Our crumbling atomic power stations and the government agency that loves them.
Promising local initiatives are pointing the way forward for national policy.
Some of the best activism is happening in Britain—but in policy terms, payoff has been slight.
Poor countries can make big gains in climate talks if they stick together, argues Saleemul Huq.
In Our Choice, Al Gore explains what must be done. But is there the political will to do it?
Against the background of the surge, David Finkel twists the concept of wartime good into a cosmic joke.
Stephen F. Cohen's Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives surveys a political landscape of reform, struggle and reconciliation.