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

The Justice Department under John Ashcroft is alienating allies in the 'war on terror.'

Embattled campus activists hone their message about the crisis in Afghanistan.

Now that the Taliban regime has fallen in Afghanistan, that group's leaders can face fair and open trials for their crimes against humanity.

The Times fans the flames of public fear around the anthrax attacks.

Moral concern begins with the local, but shouldn't stop there.

Laura Bush might put on a good face for women's rights in Afghanistan, but her husband's handwork works against women in other places.

Noncitizens in the United States face an increasingly harsh Ashcroft-run Justice Department.

As world leaders convened at the 56th Session of the General Assembly of the UN in early November, the main topic of discussion was the fight against terrorism.

Anthrax scare reveals racial denial: workers on Capitol Hill are evacuated and given protective drugs while exposed postal workers, most of them black, are forgotten.

Blogs

Up with Chris Hayes and Melissa Harris-Perry are diverse in terms of gender, race and parts of the brain utilized.

April 20, 2012

Honestly, it was only a matter of time. 

April 20, 2012

Wisconsin's governor is not just attacking labor rights, and voting rights, he's attacking access to reproductive rights. And Wisconsin women are losing  some vital Planned Parenthood services.

April 20, 2012

The deaths of eight people along the US-Mexican border in two years raises questions about the US Border Patrol’s excessive use of force.

April 20, 2012

Alterman-related news and an excerpt from The Cause.

April 20, 2012

Pat Summitt steps down as head hoops coach at the University of Tennessee. The void she leaves is immeasurable.

April 19, 2012

Each week, Nation interns pick compelling stories in their areas of interest.

April 19, 2012

There is a “huge fear” among Republicans that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker could be indicted before facing a recall election in June.

April 19, 2012

Would the European high school apprenticeship model work in the United States?

April 19, 2012

Both Planned Parenthood and Nebraska Right to Life support a measure to restore healthcare coverage to “unborn children.”

April 18, 2012