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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

Maria Kari interviews Moin Khan, a Pakistani-American who is embarking on a motorbike tour from San Francisco, California to Lahore Pakistan in an effort to re-envision Pakistani-Western perceptions.

August 22, 2011

Dismantling the right’s “class warfare” hysteria, Jon Stewart dares to speak the “p” word.

August 19, 2011

On MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry praises a Detroit program that provides free and reduced-priced homes to police officers.

August 18, 2011

Eric clears away the brush with reviews and T-Mobile struggles, and Reed envisions the post-Citizen United American democracy.

August 18, 2011

Every week, Nation interns cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

August 18, 2011

Congress has been unable to pass NCLB reform because the Tea Party has eroded the decade long bipartisan consensus on education policy.

August 18, 2011

We will be an equal society when we can all celebrate and criticize our country together.

August 18, 2011

Chilean students are no longer willing to accept mountains of debt to gain an education, and they have have taken over university campuses demanding accessible education for all of the country's students.

August 18, 2011

Following an exposé, people are saying that Miami University shouldn't get the death penalty. They shouldn't.  But the NCAA sure should.

August 18, 2011

Our country’s inability to untangle matters of religion, politics and public health puts sexuality education teachers and their programs at an enormous risk. 

August 17, 2011