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Abortion Clinic Protest

The court’s decision to invalidate the abortion clinic buffer zone limits the privacy women require as participants in a democracy.

Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous—but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.

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While the Court did not strike down barrier zones in other states and cities, the people who brought us McCullen can take those statutes on next.

Ultra-Nationalist Party Rally

The regime has repeatedly carried out artillery and air attacks on city centers, creating a humanitarian catastrophe—which is all but ignored by the US political-media establishment.

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Systematic undercounting of sexual assaults in the US disguises a hidden rape crisis.

Billie Holiday

Joshua DuBois makes an unconvincing argument against the criticism of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

Prison

Jails have become the frontline for health problems that plague underserved communities in America. The Affordable Care Act provides an opportunity to improve continuity in treatment.

US Supreme Court

But will they apply the same logic to the NSA’s massive surveillance dragnet?

Spying

Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.

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Numerous groups are protesting the militarization and corporatization of the 2012 Olympic Games.

May 21, 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is the latest victim of the disease of false equivalence, which masks the true cause of dysfunction in our government. 

May 21, 2012

 This week, John Nichols reports on Wisconsin's upcoming recall elections, Jeremy Scahill talks Yemen on NPR. Plus, columnist Melissa Harris-Perry named a finalist in NABJ Salute to Excellence, and our bi-annual Spring Books issue is here.

May 19, 2012

Chicago police have wasted no time in employing strong-arm tactics against activists and media gathered for this weekend’s summit.

May 18, 2012

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

May 18, 2012

The intersection between what Congressional Democrats and state Republicans are attempting around voting shows a tragic collision in which democracy, citizens of color and many living in poverty will be the casualties.

May 18, 2012

230,000 long-term unemployed workers lost their benefits on Sunday and the system is about to get a whole lot worse.

May 18, 2012

The working-age population is growing. The offiical labor force is not. What's going on? 

May 17, 2012

Republican leaders want to preserve some popular parts of “Obamacare,” and that drives the Tea Party nuts. 

May 17, 2012

House Republicans want to legislate a hierarchy of victimhood.

May 17, 2012