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Ukraine protest

Unless the country embraces the ideal of cultural pluralism within one nation, crises like this one will continue to erupt.

Israeli soldier and tank

The story of contemporary Israel as written by Max Blumenthal is not easy to read.

Humanitarian aid

There is nothing progressive about defending Russia’s role in Syria, no matter how one packages it. 

Amr Hamzawy

Amr Hamzawy was one of the few liberals who condemned both the Morsi government’s misrule and the military coup. Now he’s increasingly isolated.

Israeli tank

Progress can’t be made toward a just settlement between Israel and Palestine until Washington quits arming one side to the teeth. 

Obama and Singh

On human rights, nuclear energy, climate change and more, the US and India are set to clash. 

Flags

The Obama administration's strategic rebalance is really just a retreat. 

Egyptian flag

The country is awash in conformist state worship, fueled by the shrill narrative of a war on terror. 

Zapatista school

Zapatista strongholds endure in the state of Chiapas, managing their own schools, banks, hospitals, arts collectives and system of government.

Blogs

It’s a lot bigger than just Iran’s nuclear program.

December 5, 2013

The last thing Obama needs to do in his “pivot” to Asia is try to “contain” China.

November 27, 2013

Reading through this complicated history in our pages, one sees how much has gone wrong between the two countries, but also how much could be set right.

September 20, 2013

Nation editor Roane Carey joins a panel to unpack the Israeli documentary The Law in These Parts.

August 21, 2013

As the death toll in Egypt hits 900, the violence shows no signs of slowing down.

August 19, 2013

Democracy doesn’t fare well when a few personalities dominate media ownership.

August 16, 2013

As abortion access becomes increasingly limited in some states and countries, providing generous health and welfare provisions for women and children is vital.

August 13, 2013

Let's give Indyk, and the talks, a chance.

July 31, 2013

Sharif Abdel Kouddous, speaking from Cairo, joined Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! to analyze the allegations against ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, the protests surrounding his arrest warrant and the response from the Obama administration.

July 26, 2013

The nine transnational activists are hoping for a humanitarian return to the United States and are now organizing detainees to halt deportations.

July 23, 2013