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“I realized that…the most likely outcome of returning this information to public hands would be that I would spend the rest of my life in prison. I did it because I thought it was the right thing to do.”

Sakuma Brothers strike

By law, a company can’t hire H-2A guest workers if it is in a labor dispute with its US workforce. But that is exactly what this Washington State berry grower is trying to do.

Alan Gross

The case of Alan Gross reflects Obama’s failure to “write a new chapter in US-Cuba policy.”

Libertarians and leftists alike predict a world of competing digital currencies.

When only US wages can support families in the Global South, parents and children divide to survive.

Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez’s vision of racial mixing as New World destiny.

Using sex as an excuse, Los Angeles has created a disciplinary limbo in which hundreds of teachers languish.

Bill Maher

The comedian on drawing blue crowds in red states, his campaign to unseat a terrible Congressman and why it’s wrong to say anyone should be taken off the air.

Pro-choice demonstration

The country’s abortion restrictions are under fire—and prochoice activists are surprisingly optimistic.

The Supreme Court’s decision sweeps away decades of equal protection precedent.

Blogs

National exit polls of more than 17,000 voters show a remarkable trend: adults age 18–29 voted against the Republican Tsunami by sixteen points (56–40). Younger adults age 18–24 were even more progressive, voting against Republicans by nineteen points (58-39).

November 3, 2010

With the election results in, it is time to stand and fight and fight for a real debate about ideas and for a small d democracy. The Nation is committed to that work, and to ensuring that our truth-telling journalists lift their ideas into our country's all-too narrow debate.

November 3, 2010

Midterm election post-mortems and more

November 3, 2010

This is the final chapter in the long and winding right-wing witch hunt against an organization that stood strong for poor and working people.

November 2, 2010

Michelle Obama rallies crowd of 3,500 at UPenn

November 2, 2010

A roundup of the best election day reading

November 2, 2010

The people of Portland stood up to their local sports owners and refused to fund a new park. But team owners Merritt and Hank Paulson made baseball in Portland a casualty of the war.

November 1, 2010

Wish you'd been at the massive Stewart/Colbert rally? Here are the highlights.

October 30, 2010