Ban Ki-moon drafts the blueprint for a powerful UN agency for women; yes, Evan Bayh did sell out constituents--to the right.
Nation DC Editor Christopher Hayes discusses the ways that Democrats could get rid of the filibuster.
D.D. Guttenplan on the end of Thatcherism, John Nichols on Al Franken's response to the proposed Comcast/NBC merger.
Morton Mintz on what Rehnquist would have thought of Citizens United; John Nichols on net neutrality.
Since recent shock waves of populism, Obama has made some bigger promises.
Remembering poet Dennis Brutus and anti-globalization activist Tim Costello.
Sasha Chavkin on more Shell games in Nigeria; David L. Kirpon how healthcare reform will affect coverage for kids
John Nicholson Houston's new lesbian mayor, Jon Wiener on Howard Zinn's The People Speak, Ari Berman on Editor & Publisher closing its doors
Rick Warren's homosexuality double standard; UCLA students versus tuition hikes; a preview of upcoming Copenhagen coverage.
The race to fill Ted Kennedy's seat is on; Geithner is under the gun; The Nation's revered puzzle setter retires.