Juan Cole examines democracy in Iran, Amy Wilentz calls for the rule of law in Haiti and Stuart Klawans reviews "The Dreamers."
In July 2002 a retired US Army colonel who would be dead within months unburdened himself of twenty-two classified documents concerning war crimes in Vietnam.
George W. Bush may not know it, but one influential part of his government is finally taking global climate change seriously.
Iran's elections, scheduled for February 20, have provoked the gravest political crisis in that country in twenty years.
On February 3 a law enforcement official working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Des Moines served a subpoena on Drake University seeking records on its student chapter of the National Law
Percy Daley has seen a lot of politics in his eighty years, but he never saw anything like the crowd that showed up at the Belfast, Maine, city hall when Democrats gathered for their presidential
Quack, quack. So much for the constitutionally mandated separation of powers.
The evolution of the character invented by the media to play the role "Al Gore" will one day make a remarkable doctoral dissertation.
This morning I got an e-mail from Feminist Majority asking me to e-mail the President protesting the Iraqi Governing Council's approval of Resolution 137, which would abolish current family law a
There was a contagious optimism in the air about the potential of the Internet to effect political change.
The Center for American Progress was conceived as the Democratic answer to the Heritage Foundation...
John Hess, who, it should be said, is one of The Nation's oldest friends and severest critics, once complained to me about an "editor's choice" blurb I'd written, which contained a brief
Bernardo Bertolucci has long fed off a cinephilia he appears to despise.
The world of letters lost one of its most eloquent voices on January 24, when the Saudi novelist Abdelrahman Munif died in his Damascus exile after a protracted illness.
From its unification in 1871 until its comprehensive defeat in 1945, Germany was the most bellicose and nationalistic of modern countries.
The name Shakespeare in Britain is rather like the names Ford, Disney and Rockefeller in the United States. He is less an individual than an institution, less an artist than an apparatus.