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The social safety net has become frayed because of welfare "reform."

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.

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This vulnerable group could be left high and dry just when they should be trying to save for retirement.

July 23, 2012

Young women create their own justice using social media.

July 23, 2012

Today's extrajudicial move by the NCAA will effect people far beyond Penn State.

July 23, 2012

Senator McCain slams the Minnesota kook. 

July 23, 2012

We're deeply saddened by loss of longtime Nation columnist Alexander Cockburn. Plus, Washington reporter George Zornick examines Colorado’s gun laws, Richard Kim breaks down the big lie about the costs of Medicaid expansion and we receive a letter from the next generation of Nation readers. 

July 21, 2012

Alex, who has died at the age of 71, believed to the end in the necessity of information and insight as essential elements of an activism that would begin the world over again.

July 21, 2012

Gun-rights groups have progressively weakened gun laws in Colorado and beyond, and the White House appears uninterested in fighting back. 

July 20, 2012

Eric on Canada and Jimi Hendrix and Reed on Citizens United and the Press.

July 20, 2012

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.

 

July 20, 2012

Race and racism continue to determine your attitudes towards voter ID—and whether you can even get one.

July 20, 2012