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Disdained by the majority culture, Muslims turn for self-respect to absolutism.

'Modernity' isn't the archfiend. But as often preached, it appears so to many.

As Washington casts its glance on the Israel-Palestine situation, the usual aspersions against Palestinians are uttered again.

Cable news peddles a soft-shoe rendition of what matters on the global stage, with certain exceptions.

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind quest to hold Bin Laden to account.

Cowed Democrats fail to confront Ashcroft's civil liberties violations.

America's enemies are not uniquely 'evil,' and it's naive to think of them as such.

Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.

Transgender activists may force us to rethink basic assumptions about sex.

Even stalwart liberals are knuckling under to the security state in the wake of September 11.

Blogs

In the wake of three women being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, a new PBS documentary series celebrates women’s roles as peacemakers--but oversimplifies complex conflicts like the one in Afghanistan. 

October 17, 2011

Twenty years after Anita Hill testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the sexual harassment she’d experienced working for Clarence Thomas, the facts of the hearing and its aftermath are still widely unknown.

October 15, 2011

Conservative pundits are misrepresenting everything about the Occupy Wall Street, from their views to their legal right to be in Zuccotti Park. 

October 14, 2011

 Our media coverage is often dominated by one big story that crowds out most everything else. As an antidote, every week, Nationinterns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

October 14, 2011

Eric on story collections and film fest picks and Reed on Wall Street's media advantage. 

October 13, 2011

Being at Occupy Wall Street with 1968 Olympian John Carlos was an unforgettable experience.

October 11, 2011

 Read about this week's important stories around the world, and leave your comments. 

October 11, 2011

Rick Perry’s campaign, beset by a report that his hunting ranch had a racist name, makes a questionable scheduling decision.

October 11, 2011

Any honest look at Al Davis's life shows a checkered legacy of the legendary NFL owner.

October 10, 2011

 This week, The Nation's coverage of Occupy Wall Street. Plus, a special tribute to Anita Hill, twenty years later.

October 10, 2011