News and Features
In the wake of Angelina Jolie’s well-intentioned exhortation for “every woman” to explore their risk of breast cancer, one company stands to make a staggering profit.
How Americans unwittingly entered—and become exposed to biohazards in—the greatest uncontrolled experiment ever launched.
Afflicted with a mental disorder, Carrie Mathison is an unlikely American hero, and seems a bad bet besides.
Director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering tell The Nation what the military can do to prevent sexual assault.
Despite the fact that its "peacekeepers" brought cholera to Haiti, the UN is refusing to fund obvious solutions.
Disguised as health promotion, it’s another form of cost-shifting to employees, in which some will be unfairly penalized.
As Roe v. Wade turns forty, NARAL seeks to mobilize a younger generation of activists.
Inspired by Vermont’s successful drive for universal healthcare, the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer is working with activists from Maine, California and Oregon to expand healthcare access.
In crafting laws after the horrifying killings in Connecticut, it’s crucial that we recognize our own collective trauma before we rush to act.
As the federal government refuses to recognize the UN treaty on the rights of the disabled, a growing number of cities are incorporating international human rights standards into their policymaking.