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Smoking Gun cover

Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.

According to Tim Wu, the Internet as we know it is under attack.

Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming

At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.

Sex work protest

The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?

Hobby Lobby Protest

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

President Obama

According to a recently declassified Justice Department white paper, the president can serve as judge, jury and executioner.

anti-choice march

The Roberts court has expanded First Amendment protections to such an extent that strikes, pickets, and boycotts should be protected as free speech.

Migrant Children

The 52,000 unaccompanied children who have shown up at the border are fleeing gang violence and have valid claims to asylum.

Amazon

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

Blogs

For starters, they can lay off of the racism.

January 2, 2012

Unless we boycott sham amateurism and indentured servitude masquerading as sport, we will never reclaim sports.

December 31, 2011

Why gendered toys really matter: they influence the careers kids choose later on.

December 30, 2011

Dave Zirin picks top sports stories of the year.

December 28, 2011

Lee Evans has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. He needs our help.

December 24, 2011

 Reed on fact-checking in the new, old-fashioned way, and the mail.

December 22, 2011

Politifact declared Democrats’ complaint that Republicans voted to end Medicare the biggest lie of the year. But the Ryan budget the House GOP passed would end Medicare. 

December 20, 2011

Gov. Mitt Romney claims to have consistently opposed anti-gay discrimination throughout his career, but his past statements contradict him. 

December 19, 2011

The NFL’s reaction to Tebow’s Christianity has confirmed the hypocrisy of the league’s right-wing politics.

December 19, 2011

Every week,Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

December 16, 2011