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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.

Putin and Jinping

The BRICS countries are creating a new global architecture that challenges the exceptionalist, unipolar world that Washington imagines for our future.

Gandhi

His first mention in the US media occurred well before he became a leader of the Indian national movement—in The Nation magazine, in 1897.

Benghazi Consulate

Each crisis, from Benghazi to the Boko Haram kidnappings, has provided further US justification for a military expansion that’s been underway for years. 

We don’t know where sexualized violence falls in the terrible hierarchy of damage from this conflict, but we know it’s happening—and it’s important to gather evidence now.

ANC

Despite major dissatisfaction amongst voters and opposition from fledgling alternative parties, the ruling African National Congress won by a landslide.

Narendra Modi’s role in the horrific 2002 anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat has never been properly investigated, but now a timely new study is raising the right questions.

Edward Snowden

The NSA leaker indisputably proved all that the US government had done to destroy the privacy of Americans and people around the world.

Blogs

Governments are suspending the basic rules of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic in the name of emergency financial management.

December 14, 2011

Gingrich has been criticizing the State Department and calling for its overhaul. 

December 12, 2011

Recent protests are the most striking display of grassroots democracy and activism since the early 1990s.

December 12, 2011

Newt Gingrich says Palestinians are “an invented people.” But even if he were right, it wouldn’t negate their right to self-determination. 

December 12, 2011

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

December 9, 2011

Eric on Israel theocracy vs. diaspora democracy, and Alter-reviews.

December 8, 2011

In a devastating exposé of the day to day lives of Greek citizens, Margaronis revisits the rapidly devolving streets of Athens.

December 7, 2011

On Afghanistan withdrawal, Congress may be catching up with the American people—though not fast enough.

December 5, 2011

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

December 1, 2011

The lowest country on the planet needs action at the UN world conference on climate change in Durban. But “Occupy COP17” is expecting much from governments.

December 1, 2011