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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

The Nation's Isabel Macdonald says that the millions of undocumented workers in this country cannot seek economic and social justice until they feel safe coming out of the shadows of the US economy.

October 8, 2010

Isabel Macdonald demolishes Lou Dobbs on national TV, Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize while under house arrest, midterms get risqué, and more.

October 8, 2010

Eric on the continuing debacle at TNR, Reed's opinion on editorial endorsements and the mail.

October 7, 2010

This month, young Democrats across the country are working tirelessly to engage youth voters and close the enthusiasm gap.

October 7, 2010

Investigative journalist Isabel Macdonald explains how she uncovered Lou Dobbs's immigration hypocrisy for her explosive article in this issue of The Nation.

October 7, 2010

Ari Melber talks about The Nation's investigation of Lou Dobbs's relationship with undocumented immigrant workers on the Joy Behar Show.

October 7, 2010

Plus witchcraft, churches in Muslim countries, and public opinion on the Tea Party.

October 7, 2010

The Patriots trade of superstar wide receiver Randy Moss to the Minnesota Vikings for a third-round draft pick represents everything I despise about NFL "conventional wisdom," the New England Patriots organization, and their dyspeptic toad of a head coach, Bill Belichick.

October 6, 2010

Faced with a rash of gay teen suicides, liberal America is taking the easy way out—focusing on teenage bullies and calling for zealous criminal prosecution.

October 6, 2010

The aggressive news coverage of Tyler Clementi's death has altered the nature of the situation

October 6, 2010