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Surveillance cameras near U.S.Capitol

The Snowden revelations have vindicated The Nation and the ACLU. When will the government correct the record and stop the abuses?

Marijuana is harvested in Davenport, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010.

Despite Governor Andrew Cuomo’s opposition, hopes are running high.

Police at school

Try to think of an aspect of everyday life that doesn’t somehow include the police.

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio touts his police commissioner pick as a “progressive visionary,” but Bill Bratton’s record tells a different story.

Net Neutrality protest

Why is Verizon suing the FCC over net neutrality regulations?

Computers

Prosecutors are warping the law to throw activist hackers like Aaron Swartz behind bars for years.

NSA

There will be no need to kill a future Edward Snowden. He will already be dead.

Prison

In the wake of 9/11, prosecutors have embraced “special administrative measures” to keep terrorism suspects guilty until proven otherwise.

Blogs

Does the national debate over immigration reform augur a more just sytem? Ask immigrants themselves. 

January 30, 2013

Since House Republicans from gerrymandered districts need only worry about pandering to their hardcore base, real change probably won’t happen anytime soon.

January 29, 2013

Because, freedom. Duh. 

January 29, 2013

A mother buries her fourth child lost to gun violence as we as a nation continue to avoid a real solution. 

January 29, 2013

They perform backbreaking work for low pay just like agricultural workers. Where’s their fast track?

January 29, 2013

Politicians continue to discuss the issue—will the press do its part to cover gun violence?

January 29, 2013

Edi Arma’s 11-year-old son describes the trauma of seeing his dad picked up by ICE agents. 

January 25, 2013

Leading Catholic theologians, priests, nuns and former US ambassadors to the Vatican call on Ryan and others to back gun-safety legislation.

January 24, 2013

Afraid of big government taking away your guns? Here are six arguments you can use to defend yourself.

January 22, 2013

The lack of coverage of the New Mexico murders points to just how commonplace gun violence has become.

January 22, 2013