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Radio station WBAI is under attack from within in order to silence radical dissent.

New recounts show that the wrong man is in the Oval Office.

The Bush Administration's health policies for Africa basically amount to the moral equivalent of the death penalty for 25 million people.

With a more prudish administration assuming office, pornographers are carefully tailoring their product so as not to offend—or be the target of investigations.

The paper of record has a curiously difficult time reporting the 'Chinese espionage' case.

Single-payer healthcare is favored by the public, yet the insurance industry has too much to lose if it is enacted.

As Mexican president Vicente Fox begins his historic administration, the most difficult and abrasive issue that both he and the United States must confront is the continuing flow of immigration fr

John Ashcroft took office swearing on a stack of Bibles--on three of them, actually, one for each of his children--to run "a professional Justice Department that is free from politics." Sure.

Estrada is gone, but corruption remains.

Michèle Montas, widow of journalist Jean Dominique, wants justice in Haiti.

Blogs

Needle exchange programs save lives. So why are they illegal in 23 states?

April 1, 2015

MSNBC's Chris Hayes celebrates The Nation's 150th anniversary.

April 1, 2015

The most important coach in college basketball has decided to take a pass on whether he stands with the RFRA law that's animating this year's Final Four.

April 1, 2015

Whittaker Chambers, a Wobbly and a hobo before he was a a red-hunter, published poetry in The Nation in the 1920s.

April 1, 2015

The best response to the new Daily Show host’s sexism would be to put more women in the writers’ room.

March 31, 2015

If the NCAA is serious about its opposition to Indiana's religious freedom law they should move the Final Four

March 31, 2015

Unlike the male rock star who, having killed himself, gave his fans a taste of ultimate fatalism, Selena’s life, not death, offered joy to so many who admired her.

March 31, 2015

We’ve reached a point where desperate women who end their pregnancies before viability are being locked up.

March 30, 2015

In the digital era, I shame, you shame, we all shame.

March 30, 2015

Anti-debtors are descending on DC to challenge the Department of Education’s regulation of student debt.

March 30, 2015