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President Bush's power to appoint judges is one he hardly deserves because of the way he achieved his office.

A sit-in at the university highlights the gulf between a great educational institution and the unconscionable working conditions many of its employees experience there.

A grassroots movement for immigrant legalization is gathering strength.

Prevention and treatment require a focus on overall health and development.

A parody of Gone With the Wind has run into legal trouble: too revealing of the real nature of slavery?

With NAFTA as an ugly precedent, the proposed trade pact is generating serious opposition from a number of social and economic sources.

A campaign to help sick people in need of unaffordable medicines is clashing with forces in the global pharmaceutical industry.

The death penalty needs to be thought through by liberals, and its acceptance or rejection cannot be á la carte.

The former FCC chairman says he's bitter about the effective dismantling of his low-power radio plan. Under his successor, such an idea won't even get raised.

Studies on the effects of childcare on the young are colored by researchers' views about educated women who go to work.

Blogs

Yes! A new ad campaign rips Gingrich’s cruel proposal to fire janitors and replace them with child labor.

November 25, 2011

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.

November 23, 2011

Two weeks after Mississippi's infamous  "personhood" amendment was soundly defeated, anti-abortion activists have revived the legislation in Virginia and Colorado.

November 22, 2011

The media love reporting on year-to-year fluctations in the American teen birth rate. Less attention is paid to the fact that teen pregnancy is exponentially more common in the United States than in other developed world nations.

November 18, 2011

In reaction to escalation of the "wars" on drugs and terror, police forces throughout the country have rapidly militarized.

November 18, 2011

Eric reviews new CD collections, Reed takes on the anti-Occupy narrative.

November 18, 2011

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.

November 18, 2011

A few thoughts on how younger people view racism these days. 

November 18, 2011

New campaign imploring Mayor Bloomberg and the US Conference of Mayors to publicly commit to protecting press freedoms in their cities.

November 17, 2011