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There’s at least one line every Marine knows: “Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.” The St. Louis County Police Department apparently never received that memo.

Century of Disaster

A tale of the twentieth century, from Stalin to Barbie

We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.

Military Police

How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.

Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.

Memorial for Eric Garner

Eric Garner’s death marks a darkening mood fifty years after Freedom Summer.

Guatemalan children

Our fickle immigration system leaves many families stuck between violence in their home countries and an aggressive enforcement regime across the border.


The latest on Paladino's anti-gay rants, Tea Party antics, and the GOP's Nazi impersonator.

October 11, 2010

Ann Coulter gets a makeover, Christine O'Donnell is "not a witch," and memories of John Lennon

October 10, 2010

In an exclusive, two-part debate between Lou Dobbs and The Nation's Isabel Macdonald on MSNBC's The Last Word, host Lawrence O'Donnell declares Dobbs on trial for hypocrisy in the court of public opinion.

October 8, 2010

The Nation's Isabel Macdonald says that the millions of undocumented workers in this country cannot seek economic and social justice until they feel safe coming out of the shadows of the US economy.

October 8, 2010

Isabel Macdonald demolishes Lou Dobbs on national TV, Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize while under house arrest, midterms get risqué, and more.

October 8, 2010

Eric on the continuing debacle at TNR, Reed's opinion on editorial endorsements and the mail.

October 7, 2010

This month, young Democrats across the country are working tirelessly to engage youth voters and close the enthusiasm gap.

October 7, 2010

Investigative journalist Isabel Macdonald explains how she uncovered Lou Dobbs's immigration hypocrisy for her explosive article in this issue of The Nation.

October 7, 2010

Ari Melber talks about The Nation's investigation of Lou Dobbs's relationship with undocumented immigrant workers on the Joy Behar Show.

October 7, 2010

Plus witchcraft, churches in Muslim countries, and public opinion on the Tea Party.

October 7, 2010