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Somaly Mam

Why exactly did the telegenic Cambodian campaigner use fake trafficking victims to raise philanthropic cash from Westerners? And when will Nicholas Kristof ever learn?

Bullet hole

Why we avoid talking about the one thing that might stop the next bloodbath

Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald’s No Place to Hide chronicles the publication of secret NSA files that reshaped global conversations about government surveillance.

UCSB vigil

The struggle over the meaning of one man’s killing spree may prove to be a watershed moment in the history of feminism.

Graduates

Stories about Millennials’ character flaws aren’t just wrong; they’re cover for the real perpetrators of crimes against the future.

Computers

In case you hadn’t noticed, the nets of corporate and government phishing are in the water, already being drawn up around you.

Fox News

The mainstream and liberal press’s quixotic search for a ‘good’ conservative merely reinforces the soft bigotry of low expectations.

Robot

How treating smart programs as legal persons could change privacy as we know it.

Booker and Zuckerberg

The city has a new mayor with a progressive mandate, but its schools are reeling from the market-based reforms Cory Booker introduced.

Blogs

How a generational shift in feminism is setting the agenda for American women.

May 15, 2012

When will Congress and the White House wake up to the fact that big banks are still playing with bombs? 

May 15, 2012

A primary today in Oregon pits a candidate who will make pot prosecutions a low priority versus another who wants to crack down on medical marijuana. And then there's the case of the Koch Democrat.

May 15, 2012

This week, President Obama’s “evolution” on same-sex marriage: an idea whose time has come. Plus, Nation editor Liliana Segura on mandatory sentencing laws, a live chat with Dana Goldstein on testing and education reform, and Victor Navasky's Mad Men cameo.

May 14, 2012

What if heterosexual couples voluntarily refused the benefits of marriage that are denied to most of our gay and lesbian friends and family?

May 14, 2012

The 2012 London Olympics: It's not a war zone—it just looks like one.

May 14, 2012

How much of an impact will gay donors have in the upcoming presidential election?

May 14, 2012

Is traditional marriage really as “traditional” as opponents of gay marriage like to say it is?

May 14, 2012

April’s jobs report looked better. But there are still some bad signs for unemployed women.

May 14, 2012

The largest IPO in history serves us lessons in what it means to love your country. 

May 14, 2012