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The call by George W. Bush for major reform of our failed immigration policy was undoubtedly made with election-year eyes fixed on the growing Latino vote.

There's a wonderful children's story by Roald Dahl titled Fantastic Mr. Fox. Mr. Fox is a wily fellow whose record of chicken theft has driven three local farmers to the point of madness.

Here comes the sequel to the Scalia Clones and Thomas Clowns.

The US prison system is exacting an increasingly heavy toll, both financial and human.

The last time I saw pictures of a man in need of a haircut being displayed as a trophy of the American Empire it was Che Guevara, stretched out dead on a table in Vallegrande, a village in the Bo

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA), better known as the McCain-Feingold law, by a 5-to-4 majority, is the need for campaign finance reform over?

In 2002, Republicans on a House Judiciary subcommittee trained their sights on an unlikely target: conservative Judge James Rosenbaum, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the Minnesota Distr

More than 275 women have faced charges relating to drug use during their pregnancies.

Will someone please explain to me how permitting gays and lesbians to marry threatens the institution of marriage?

"Iwouldn't ask him to escort my daughter to her senior prom," explained
one of the jurors who in mid-November acquitted Robert Durst of
murdering his quarrelsome neighbor, Morris Black.

Blogs

A new book argues that the media failed to grasp the frightening extremism of the anti-immigrant border patrols of a few years ago—and wraps it in a thrilling true-crime tale.

April 3, 2013

The leading Democrat working to unveil a comprehensive immigration reform bill is getting his campaign money from the private detention industry.

April 3, 2013

As 35 Atlanta educators are investigated for fudging standardized test scores, the bigger issue is the high-stakes testing that's taken over our education system.

April 2, 2013

Believe that marriage rests on love and compassion? That makes you a pervert.

April 2, 2013

A watershed moment for marriage equality—and Tony Kushner’s moving essay nearly two decades ago: Introducing The Nation Archive!

March 30, 2013

Undocumented youth are taking to public and online spaces to represent themselves—in some cases, without the support of important allies.

March 29, 2013

Hollingsworth v. Perry has a chance of being dismissed without a ruling, leaving a better case to serve as the vehicle for the court's opinion on marriage.

March 29, 2013

Police respond very quickly to mass shootings, and bigger magazines means more deaths. 

March 28, 2013

We do know that a comprehensive immigration reform bill will soon surface. The trouble is, we don’t know what it will contain.

March 28, 2013

What, to a critic of marriage, makes the ceremony itself so tear-worthy?

March 28, 2013