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Marine Le Pen

For the first time in recorded history, the ultra-right-wing National Front came first in a national election.

China environment

An increase in carbon sales to non-OECD countries will help create a humanitarian catastrophe of apocalyptic dimensions.

Petro Poroshenko

Polls show Petro Poroshenko ahead of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Sunday’s election.

Narendra Modi

Members of Modi's Bharitaya Janata Party have demonstrated their power to oppresss Muslims, wade into censorship and police the arts.

Shackles

Underdevelopment in the Caribbean is a direct legacy of the slave trade, and descendants of enslaved Africans should be compensated accordingly.

Crimea protest

Why is the Western press so invested in expounding the highly unconvincing narrative of the official line?

Mexico protests

Enrique Peña Nieto is using violence and repression to dismantle his country’s progressive legacy.

Greenhouse gases

Think of climate change as a WMD on a particularly long fuse, already lit and there for any of us to see.

Narendra Modi

The Hindu nationalist ran on a platform of “good governance.” What will happen now that he’s won?

Brazil World Cup

The Cup has become a tool for neoliberal plunder—but Brazilians are fighting back.

Blogs

Radical Islamists and the Muslim Brotherhood back anti-Iran effort by Saudi Arabia.

February 14, 2012

Greece feels like a labyrinth from which there is no exit.

February 13, 2012

Each week, The Nation interns pick compelling stories in their areas of interest.

February 9, 2012

Backing one side in a Syrian civil war? Not a good idea.

February 6, 2012

Each week, The Nation interns pick compelling stories in their areas of interest.

February 2, 2012

Hopefully, talks in Saudi Arabia and Qatar will converge, soon.

January 31, 2012

Every week, interns at The Nation try to cut through the echo chamber and select an important article in their area of interest that they feel deserves more attention.

January 26, 2012

In his 2012 State of the Union address, the president chose to celebrate the US military. Critics chose not raise alarm about the spread of US militarism.

January 26, 2012

After two dozen Iraqi civilians were slaughtered, no one paid.

January 25, 2012

Obama needs to make it utterly clear that Netanyahu should avoid war.

January 17, 2012