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Disdained by the majority culture, Muslims turn for self-respect to absolutism.

'Modernity' isn't the archfiend. But as often preached, it appears so to many.

As Washington casts its glance on the Israel-Palestine situation, the usual aspersions against Palestinians are uttered again.

Cable news peddles a soft-shoe rendition of what matters on the global stage, with certain exceptions.

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind quest to hold Bin Laden to account.

Cowed Democrats fail to confront Ashcroft's civil liberties violations.

America's enemies are not uniquely 'evil,' and it's naive to think of them as such.

Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.

Transgender activists may force us to rethink basic assumptions about sex.

Even stalwart liberals are knuckling under to the security state in the wake of September 11.

Blogs

With the election results in, it is time to stand and fight and fight for a real debate about ideas and for a small d democracy. The Nation is committed to that work, and to ensuring that our truth-telling journalists lift their ideas into our country's all-too narrow debate.

November 3, 2010

Midterm election post-mortems and more

November 3, 2010

This is the final chapter in the long and winding right-wing witch hunt against an organization that stood strong for poor and working people.

November 2, 2010

Michelle Obama rallies crowd of 3,500 at UPenn

November 2, 2010

A roundup of the best election day reading

November 2, 2010

The people of Portland stood up to their local sports owners and refused to fund a new park. But team owners Merritt and Hank Paulson made baseball in Portland a casualty of the war.

November 1, 2010

Wish you'd been at the massive Stewart/Colbert rally? Here are the highlights.

October 30, 2010

The J Street conflict, the life of a career professional military officer and the mail.

October 29, 2010

Young people are the largest growing voting block, yet instead of engaging the issues that affect people under 30, the power of youth vote is chronically shrugged off by politicians who see young people as apathetic digital consumers.

October 29, 2010