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News and Features
Alleen Brown on the school closure epidemic, Elana Leopold on the impact of NYPD surveillance, Catherine Defontaine on Stéphane Hessel, and the editors on the fight against Geo Group
It's time to curtail the executive branch’s war-making powers—before it’s too late.
The biggest defense contractors are reaping profits off taxpayer dollars—whatever the mood of the moment.
The Helms Amendment bans the use of US foreign aid for all abortion care, including for victims of sexual assault. This International Women's Day, it's time to remember their plight.
Section 5 is as necessary today as it was in 1965, when Alabama state troopers beat freedom marchers in Selma.
It’s because they are so beholden to their big-money contributors that they can’t fight the GOP even on issues that they know have overwhelming public support.
How many dysfunctional election cycles are we going to endure before we accept the necessity of this reform?
As cuts in services for struggling Americans go into effect, nine Wall Street executives who are profiting off the recession just received $1 billion in bonuses.
The LGBT Center and a host of high-profile New York City politicians have endorsed open debate of Israel-Palestine—only with ritual support for Israel's policies.
Victor Navasky on our friend and ally Don Shaffer, Sarah Woolf on Canada’s women premieres
- Rahm Emanuel's Zombie Pigs vs. Chicago's Angry Birds
- Letter to 'The Nation' From a Young Radical
- The Secret Donors Behind the Center for American Progress and Other Think Tanks [Updated on 5/24]
- Why Prosecuting Ariel Castro for Murder Won’t Prevent Violence Against Pregnant Women
- How America Became a Third World Country