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Once confined to the closet, gays are now making headway in mainstream society.

Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.

Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.

Christmas can be a consumeristic orgy, but consider some gift-giving alternatives to improve the world.

The city of Portland is resisting calls from the Justice Department to racially profile its residents; predictably, right-wing pundits are enraged.

Critics of the war on terror—or even those who slightly question the Bush administration—may now find themselves on a list of members of a fifth column.

The connections between Enron and the Bush administration run deep—and they should be investigated.

If I had been so bold as to have wagered that Al Gore would succeed in the latest Supreme Court round, I would have quickly called my bookie this morning after breakfasting in the Court's cafeteri

The US Supreme Court's stunning 5-4 stay Saturday of the Florida
undervote count--less than 24 hours after the equally stunning Florida
Supreme Court decision ordering that same count--illuminat

As the country tilts toward war, media voices are craven in their obsequiousness.

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Every week,Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

December 16, 2011

Alterman on Israel and Steve Tyrell, Reed on the Iraq War. 

December 16, 2011

A story about the polemical pugilist Christipher Hitchens, who died this week at the age of 62.

December 16, 2011

Long-time Nation contributor, columnist and friend Christopher Hitchens passed away last night at 62.

December 16, 2011

The Democratic Senator from Oregon has endorsed Paul Ryan's plan to privatize Medicare, taking away the Democrats’ best issue in 2012. 

December 15, 2011

In a fitting end to a revolutionary year, a longtime accepted truth has been turned on its head. The Clippers now rule LA hoops.

December 15, 2011

A terrible on-court brawl between Xavier and Cincinnati could be made worse as a grandstanding prosecutor could be bringing criminal charges.

December 14, 2011

What we need to combat anti-Muslim bias is exactly what All-American Muslim is doing—exposing non-Muslims to the utterly normal lives of our Muslim neighbors.

December 13, 2011

A new survey shows the wide perceptual gap in racial progress between whites and blacks. 

December 13, 2011