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Obama and Cameron

Britain’s citizenship deprivation processes may help obscure the Obama administration’s willingness to kill and kidnap Britons.

Kenneth Bae

Resolving this injustice could open doors for diplomacy between the US and North Korea. 

Anti-government protesters

All parties involved share responsibility for the failure of negotiations and the escalation of violence in Ukraine. 

Guantánamo Bay

Prominent lawyers from Obama's home state of Illinois urge the president to shutter the infamous, illegal prison. 

NSA headquarters

A document leaked by Edward Snowden, along with interviews with lawyers representing terrorism suspects, reveal a disturbing loophole in this once-sacred legal principle. 

A civil rights attorney reports from the belly of the post-9/11 justice system. 

Drug arrest

In 1914, a racist fiction helped sell one of the nation’s first drug laws; 100 years later, it’s still with us.

NSA speech

The president has made a step toward better oversight, but his proposals leave the agency’s system of dragnet surveillance mostly intact.

Edward Snowden

His disclosures were profoundly moral. Justice demands that all charges be dropped.

Guantánamo protest

Waterboarding may have ended, but the US continues to torture terrorism suspects in American prisons.

Blogs

The High Court defended voting rights yesterday—striking down part of an Arizona proposition that nevertheless leaves undocumented immigrants vulnerable to deportation. 

June 18, 2013

We're okay until someone's forced to put their face in a rat cage.

June 18, 2013

Justice Scalia authors an unexpected victory for voting rights today.

June 17, 2013

The Nation has kept an eye on the intelligence community every step of the way.

June 15, 2013

The Guardian journalist still insists he didn’t make any mistakes on the PRISM story. A technologist explains why he’s still wrong.

June 14, 2013

Remembering the disturbing details of US diplomacy revealed through Wikileaks.

June 13, 2013

Bradley Manning’s leak was as difficult as microwaving popcorn. What does this mean?

June 13, 2013

Seventy House GOP members are poised to put John Boehner—and immigration reform—in an incredibly tough position. 

June 13, 2013

For many students, college is synonymous with debt and financial stress—and it shouldn’t have to be.

June 13, 2013

According to tech experts, Glenn Greenwald has made a big mistake on a key component of his work on the NSA’s PRISM program.

June 13, 2013