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Vladimir Putin

Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.

Doctor

A major international commission probes the political origins of health inequities—and finds wealthy nations deserve much of the blame.

Sex worker

Villainizing sex workers won’t improve their lives. Basic labor rights will.

Obama in Cleveland

Like their male counterparts, black and Latina girls and young women suffer from striking racial disparities in education and income.

Yaoundé Prison

Anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda provoke outrage in the US—but Cameroon has quietly been locking up LGBT people for years with little international notice.

Student protesters

A left-leaning student movement could provide an alternative to the right-wing dominance of Ukraine’s street protests and parliamentary politics.

Robert MacLean

Robert MacLean, a US Air Marshal fired for allegedly leaking sensitive government documents, is just trying to get his job back. For the rest of us, his case has much more profound implications. 

Obama and Cameron

Britain’s citizenship deprivation processes may help obscure the Obama administration’s willingness to kill and kidnap Britons.

Mia Farrow and Woody Allen

The tangled web of affairs, accusations and legal battles that defined Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s relationship unfolded over three decades. 

Kenneth Bae

Resolving this injustice could open doors for diplomacy between the US and North Korea. 

Blogs

One step forward, one step back: a mix of optimism and struggle.

March 16, 2012

A new report on single mothers in the United States shatters some of the Gipper’s favorite myths that still persist today.

March 15, 2012

The chants of “Where's your green card?” by the Southern Mississippi school band at an NCAA tournament game reflects something much greater than rowdy fans at a sporting event.

March 15, 2012

Let’s use this moment not only to defend what we have but demand what we don’t.

March 15, 2012

Each week, The Nation interns pick compelling stories in their areas of interest.

March 15, 2012

A bill in Arizona would require women who want contraception coverage to prove that they are taking it for reasons other than pregnancy prevention.

March 15, 2012

 Eric Alterman recounts a night of Rolling Stones songs at Carnagie Hall. 

March 15, 2012

Dissenting by doing. 

March 15, 2012

Progressives can’t afford to focus on one side over the other.

March 15, 2012

My years in an MSA were spent packing lunches for the homeless, mentoring high school kids and learning about my faith with my best friends.

March 14, 2012