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Showdowns in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and beyond have turned out parents and teachers in droves—and revealed how out of touch education reformers really are.
New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says Anthony Weiner’s sexual behavior inspires disgust. In another era, hers would have too.
Smacking down the the latest anti-abortion fallacy.
So-called "Ag-Gag" laws reveal the lengths to which the agriculture industry will go to keep their business practices secret.
Field notes from a drying west.
What two versions of "justice" tell us about our one-superpower world.
Where has it gone?
Aamer, the last British resident still imprisoned at Guantánamo, has faced ongoing retaliation for speaking out against his detention. Now The Nation has evidence that he may be sent to Saudi Arabia.
For inmates with disabilities who are routinely denied their mental or physical needs, incarceration can be a nightmarish fight for survival.
With this example, what message are vigilantes like George Zimmerman supposed to take away?
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