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Opinion journalism is pushing the conversation about war to the right.

Attorney General John Ashcroft misunderstands Robert Kennedy's legacy--and my book.

The "war on terror" is causing an escalation of retaliatory thinking.

We can't allow fear to erode commitment to our constitutional liberties.

Will the Homeland Security chief be an effective overseer or another spinner?

Be wary when pundits talk of 'The Street.'

The White House has learned from the past—from the conflicts in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama and the Balkans—how to ensure an acquiescent press.

War tropes abound once again during our war on terrorism, but this ain't the USA of yesteryear.

On October 26, President Bush signed into law an antiterrorism package dismantling many privacy protections that Americans had long taken for granted.

Swept away by the fury of their impotence, huddled in temporary congressional offices, unable to capture anyone responsible for the terrorist assault on the United States, Congress and the Presiden

Blogs

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

Widespread use of the Pill for family planning purposes has allowed women to flood the workforce.

March 14, 2012

Still no good news for women in the recovery.

March 13, 2012