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Citibank

The collapse of the housing market cost Americans $16 trillion. But the banks that caused it are getting away with a slap on the wrist.

Border Patrol

Thanks to the militarization and expansion of the “border” region, 197 million Americans now live within the jurisdiction of US Customs and Border Patrol.

While President Peña Nieto celebrates the Aztec Tiger, Mexico’s cartels reach deeper into the legal economy.

Nadine Gordimer

For Nadine Gordimer in 1983, the arts in South Africa were simply “the sum of various states of alienation.”

civil rights

African-Americans and white people struggled together during the civil rights era. We need that once again.

Muslim Protest

A new investigation by The Intercept reveals how racist anti-Muslim neocons are driving the nation’s law enforcement agenda.

By failing to connect the plight of trans women to the struggles of all women, feminists overlook the same culture of male entitlement they seek to combat.

Hillary Clinton

Clinton is using Edward Snowden as a punching bag to shore up her hawkish bona fides. 

Supreme court

The Supreme Court has given financial institutions and employers a license to do wrong—and it’s hitting the poor especially hard.

HIV billboard in Uganda

Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.

Blogs

A demand has come from the streets of Bahrain to keep the F1 out of their country. We should listen.

April 9, 2012

A racist column got the pundit fired. But he is not the only right-wing pundit who uses racially inflammatory language. 

April 7, 2012

 This week, E.J. Graff goes inside Elizabeth Warren's Senate campaign. Plus, John Nichols honored for career achievement, and we welcome bloggers Jessica Valenti and Allison Kilkenny to TheNation.com.

April 7, 2012

The media finds the end of executions in the US a farfetched dream. But the death penalty was banned in America once before—and it happened rather suddenly and unexpectedly.

April 7, 2012

Audio of Gregg Williams imploring players to violence only preserves the status quo.

April 6, 2012

What does Trayvon Martin's case reveal about the way we discuss race in this country?

April 5, 2012

Each week, The Nation interns pick compelling stories in their areas of interest.

April 5, 2012

The "Lone Wolf" defense is no excuse in Wisconsin’s Planned Parenthood bombing.

April 5, 2012

Just down the road from the Kremlin is a television station with opposition spirit. 

April 3, 2012

People optimistic about change coming to the NCAA should probably wise up.

April 2, 2012