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Sara Mayeux on Newt Gingrich's attempt to shut down the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Liza Featherstone on the education justice movement and Occupy USA, Jamie Raskin on fostering socially responsible businesses

Katrina vanden Heuvel on Andrew Cuomo and OWS, Collier Meyerson on the abuse of Muslim prisoners, Alexandra Tempus on ethical holiday shopping, and boycott Lowe’s!

Marcy Wheeler on indefinite detention for US citizens, Peter Kornbluh on the legacy of US complicity in Chile and the editors on Tony Kushner, winner of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.

John Nichols on Barney Frank’s last year, Josh Eidelson on the never-ending foreclosure crisis, the editors on Tom Wicker’s passing

George Zornick on the exposed anti-OWS memo, Ari Berman on Werner Herzog’s death penalty film, Max Strasser on Egypt’s Mubarak-era debt
 

Jessica Weisberg on Russell Pearce and the GOP and Jonah Engle on the fight to end the War on Drugs.

D.D. Guttenplan on Occupy London, George Zornick on corporate tax evaders, Alexandra Tempus on corporate schools

Richard Lingeman on the revival of It Can't Happen Here; Erika Eichelberger on the global fight over tar sands.
 

John Nichols on Ohio Voters v. John Kasich, Jin Zhao on Steve Jobs’s Legacy in China, Dana Frank on Wikileaks Honduras
 

Liza Featherstone on Walmart’s efforts to “empower” women, Collier Meyerson on the inconvenient truth behind Waiting for “Superman” and Henri Picciotto on censorship by the Jewish Federations of North America

Blogs

The Nation’s editor celebrated the recent successes of the Affordable Care Act in a roundtable on ABC’s This Week.

February 18, 2014

Like Sisyphus, each generation of Democrats is forced to prove to pundits that finally, this time, they've really truly nominated a “moderate.” They’re always doomed to futility.

October 2, 2013

Are the people who predict catastrophies and disasters—and are dissenters in the press—marginalized, even after they predict outcomes?

June 4, 2013

Our sticky, rickety ability to govern forces us to incessantly choose policy choices from the bad/dumb end of the solution continuum.

December 13, 2012

Could dark money groups help Romney overcome the Obama campaign’s “ground game” advantage? 

October 29, 2012

Condoleezza Rice is at the RNC, Christine Todd Whitman is in the New York Times. GOP women have a long history of cynicism.

August 30, 2012

Why are commentators comparing unrelated political attacks as though they were equivalent?

May 22, 2012

If so many people believe voter fraud exists, it’s because groups like this have spread myths while suppressing the truth.

May 1, 2012

Nichols says Walker has "very bad judgment in the people he hires and trusts."

January 6, 2012

Alterman on comedy and Crosby, Stills and Nash and Reed on media's political coverage bias. 

November 11, 2011