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Migrants in Russia

A recent campaign against illegal migrants in Russia reveals the corruption at the heart of the issue.

With corpses filling Cairo’s streets and both sides vowing to escalate, any glimmers of revolutionary hope have been all but extinguished.

Seoul rally

At ceremonies held around the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean armistice, the president sounded bellicose notes, while failing to mention national unification.

Aleksei Navalny

The anti-corruption activist’s mayoral campaign in Moscow is dividing voters, while testing the country’s diminished opposition party.

It took twelve months for the Brotherhood to go from the highest peaks of power to protesting in the streets of Cairo. What next for the organization?

That a popular revolt facilitated Morsi’s ouster is undeniable. But it has also solidified the military’s role as the final arbiter of power in Egypt.

Gay rights activist arrested

In Russia, activists struggle against rising homophobia and a government crack down on LGBT rights.

President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou

The right-wing think tank received big money from Taiwan’s government at the same time that it was churning out policy papers and articles urging US military aid to Taipei.

Nelson Mandela

Although most black South Africans revere Mandela and his party for defeating apartheid, many are realizing that fighting inequality and achieving full citizenship will mean taking on the ANC.

Chinese and American flags

How Washington’s and Beijing’s visions for the future may turn into a nightmare.

Blogs

Neocons point out everything that the president is doing right on arms control.

March 31, 2013

The plan to tax savers’ deposits in Cyprus's ailing banks will deepen political fault lines in the Eurozone—and hurt local people first.

March 18, 2013

Let’s hope the Obama administration kills the expensive and misguided China containment plan.

March 7, 2013

Amid the university's rapid international expansion, there is a story of an NYU campus that failed. So what happened in Singapore? It depends who you ask. 

March 6, 2013

In all societies, in some form or another, there are young people who live in abandoned properties without the consent of the property owner: A look inside the world of Spanish okupas.

March 4, 2013

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