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Disdained by the majority culture, Muslims turn for self-respect to absolutism.

'Modernity' isn't the archfiend. But as often preached, it appears so to many.

As Washington casts its glance on the Israel-Palestine situation, the usual aspersions against Palestinians are uttered again.

Cable news peddles a soft-shoe rendition of what matters on the global stage, with certain exceptions.

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind quest to hold Bin Laden to account.

Cowed Democrats fail to confront Ashcroft's civil liberties violations.

America's enemies are not uniquely 'evil,' and it's naive to think of them as such.

Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.

Transgender activists may force us to rethink basic assumptions about sex.

Even stalwart liberals are knuckling under to the security state in the wake of September 11.

Blogs

The definition of “white” will grow and expand as the country diversifies.

February 23, 2012

Why is the Republican party resorting to hypocritical attempts to dictate American values?

February 23, 2012

Is the war on drugs worth it?

February 21, 2012

Recent commentary demonstrates why Rick Santorum’s backward sexual politics are so appealing to Republicans.

February 20, 2012

The sports world has no anti-racist mental apparatus for how to talk about an Asian-American player.

February 19, 2012

This week, I explain how to fight back in the GOP's War on Women. Columnist Melissa Harris-Perry’s show debuts on MSNBC; We welcome guest-blogger Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, and John Nichols looks at Wisconsin’s uprising one year later.

February 17, 2012

This heartbreaking video describes the outrageously unfair detention and deportation of an innocent man and the callous means by which immigration officials casually tear families apart.

February 17, 2012

A Harper's journalist recently went undercover as a University of Phoenix student. What he found was an "education" that was anything but--and a prime example of how the 1 percent are profiting off the less fortunate. 

February 16, 2012

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

February 16, 2012

Eric on Richard Thompson and Reed on the flawed history of polling.

February 16, 2012