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Bush Administration hijacks the Constitution with the Patriot Act and military tribunals; our supine media wakes up (briefly); Congress sleeps

The Institute for Creative Technologies makes Star Wars–type simulations for Army personnel

Attorney General John Ashcroft throws out Oregon's assisted suicide law, against the wishes of a majority of Oregonians and in defiance of a 1997 Supreme Court ruling.

The sudden and unexpected collapse of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

George W. Bush wants to try terror suspects in in secret military courts. Guilt is presumed over innocence.

Sadly, the old slander that a liberal is someone who has never been mugged is turning out to be true.

How the right is using trade law to overturn American democracy.

There is mass hunger and need in Afghanistan, and the UN is under great pressure to get supplies through.

The Bush administration is trying to win hearts and minds—through a carefully stage-managed media campaign.

The inclusion of women in peace negotiations would go a long way toward addressing their exploitation and abuse in war-torn areas.

Blogs

A demand has come from the streets of Bahrain to keep the F1 out of their country. We should listen.

April 9, 2012

A racist column got the pundit fired. But he is not the only right-wing pundit who uses racially inflammatory language. 

April 7, 2012

 This week, E.J. Graff goes inside Elizabeth Warren's Senate campaign. Plus, John Nichols honored for career achievement, and we welcome bloggers Jessica Valenti and Allison Kilkenny to TheNation.com.

April 7, 2012

The media finds the end of executions in the US a farfetched dream. But the death penalty was banned in America once before—and it happened rather suddenly and unexpectedly.

April 7, 2012

Audio of Gregg Williams imploring players to violence only preserves the status quo.

April 6, 2012

What does Trayvon Martin's case reveal about the way we discuss race in this country?

April 5, 2012

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

April 5, 2012

The "Lone Wolf" defense is no excuse in Wisconsin’s Planned Parenthood bombing.

April 5, 2012

Just down the road from the Kremlin is a television station with opposition spirit. 

April 3, 2012

People optimistic about change coming to the NCAA should probably wise up.

April 2, 2012