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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.

Blogs

Why is religion featuring so prominently in the Republican presidential race? What happened to jobs?

August 11, 2011

New York City's mandate to provide sex education in public schools is the perfect manifesto for comprehensive sexuality education—but will it be held accountable?

August 11, 2011

We need to regain and sustain that momentum If we are to have an independent, fearless and incorruptible media, we have to investigate the Murdochization of our media and politics in the US.

August 10, 2011

Award-winning historian and educator Dr. Rodolfo “Rudy” Acuña discusses the Tea Party’s chilling attack on his work.

August 10, 2011

A new study says colleges are unprepared to educate the more than one million veterans expected to enter institutions of higher learning in the next decade. 

August 9, 2011

Melissa Harris-Perry says that both mainstream and liberal media outlets need to avoid portraying conservative women as inherently incompetent as individuals.

August 9, 2011

In the confines of sports radio, casual bigotry is about as common as a traffic update. 

August 9, 2011

We look back over the last week at the costs of the debt-ceiling compromise. The Nation’s DC editor gets his own show. And we commemorate the 66th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

August 8, 2011

Sports are more than just games: when we play or watch sports, we are forming the ways we look at our world and understand issues of sexism, racism, homophobia and nationalism.

August 8, 2011

Jobs are not jobs unless workers can live off of their wages in a way that does not trap them in eternal poverty.

August 8, 2011