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Mayor Rahm Emanuel is continuing the city’s tradition of refusing to apologize for the torture of scores of black men under police commander Jon Burge.
Swearingen has faced execution four times for a crime scientists say he could not have committed.
Immigration reform can be labor’s game-changer.
Even if we like President Obama, do we want him to be a one-man death panel?
The school-to-prison pipeline has emerged quickly, but the corrosive effect of criminalizing children will be felt for generations to come.
Opponents of gun control spent the last twenty years undermining local approaches to gun policy.
Will Obama’s new immigration reform agenda lead to real changes for the millions of immigrants living in legal limbo?
What can we expect from comprehensive immigration reform? In this Nation Conversation, Aura Bogado breaks down the range of possibilities for America's undocumented.
It’s time to end the sale of military-style assault weapons to civilians.
Undocumented activist Marco Saavedra talks with The Nation's Francis Reynolds and Aura Bogado about the struggle to crack open an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.