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A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga troops

“Of course we are proud to be in the fight. Kirkuk is our city.”

Mohammad Javad Zarif

The key “evidence” of an Iranian nuclear weapons program comes via the MEK, a cult-like terrorist group—and was likely produced by Israel.

Hagar school

This latest evidence of hatred is an alarming reminder of how a wonderful educational project continues to stand on precarious ground.

China environment

An increase in carbon sales to non-OECD countries will help create a humanitarian catastrophe of apocalyptic dimensions.

Petro Poroshenko

Polls show Petro Poroshenko ahead of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Sunday’s election.

Shackles

Underdevelopment in the Caribbean is a direct legacy of the slave trade, and descendants of enslaved Africans should be compensated accordingly.

Mexico protests

Enrique Peña Nieto is using violence and repression to dismantle his country’s progressive legacy.

Brazil World Cup

The Cup has become a tool for neoliberal plunder—but Brazilians are fighting back.

Putin and Jinping

The BRICS countries are creating a new global architecture that challenges the exceptionalist, unipolar world that Washington imagines for our future.

Benghazi Consulate

Each crisis, from Benghazi to the Boko Haram kidnappings, has provided further US justification for a military expansion that’s been underway for years. 

Blogs

The country needs more foreign aid to develop infrastructure amid the effects of climate change, but don’t look to the private sector.

February 19, 2013

Democrats’ condemnation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions discussion at Brooklyn College displays their concern for election results, not “academic freedom.”

February 5, 2013

A collaborative musical project he helped found carries on the Nation contributor’s legacy.

January 30, 2013

As US forces prepare to pull out, are we leaving Afghanistan on the brink of chaos and civil war?

January 29, 2013

Go out of your way to watch this new documentary.

January 26, 2013

A rash of bombs in Athens opens the way to further crackdowns.

January 21, 2013

NGOs and foreign governments are preventing Haitians from repairing their broken country.

January 14, 2013

In How Isreal Lost: The Four Questions, the Jewish journalist boldly condemned Israeli occupation policies.

January 9, 2013

After sixteen months, scores of witnesses, and over £ 4 Million in costs, the Leveson Inquiry—also known as the Murdoch version of "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue"—finally delivers its 2000 page verdict on the British press.

November 30, 2012

Don't let abortion laws kill any more women. 

November 15, 2012