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Gay rights in Russia

Doesn’t a truly effective fight for LGBT rights in Russia need to be led by Russians?

California prisons

With Governor Jerry Brown taking a hardline position, strikers must turn to the courts, public opinion or the legislature.

MLK in Memphis

Dr. King’s words in a world awash with surveillance. 

MLK in DC

Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.

MLK Mural

On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.

March on Washington

Fifty years after King’s historic march, the struggle for racial justice faces unprecedented challenges.

Trayvon Martin rally

How long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?

Moral Mondays

An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.

Blogs

This week's articles critique the United Nations, big labor, big business, the mainstream media and President Obama.

 

February 22, 2013

Nineteen years after the passage of the Violence Against Women Act, we need to reauthorize. We also need to do more.

February 15, 2013

This week, articles critique the spotty broadband coverage in the United States, our complacent foreign policy in the Middle East, the idealistic education proposals in Barack Obama's State of the Union address and the role of police abuse in creating vigilantes like Christopher Dorner.

February 15, 2013

After breaking the silence around physical violence against women, will the global mobilization take on the economy?

February 14, 2013

What didn't Obama say about immigration in his State of the Union address? The Nation’s Aura Bogado breaks it down at Democracy Now!

February 13, 2013

Some undocumented immigrants expected more on immigration from Obama’s State of the Nation speech. 

February 13, 2013

What business leaders can learn from Lincoln—and what they can’t.

February 12, 2013

What does it mean to be a member of the "International Student Movement"?

February 8, 2013

This week, Nation interns tackle media bias. What is "sharia" law? What's missing in common debates about "labor"? How do white male tech writers feed the Silicon Valley myth of meritocracy?

February 8, 2013

A trip to Philadelphia, Mississippi, forced me to confront how far I’d go for someone else.

February 7, 2013