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Attacks on Muslim immigrants in Moscow reveal some ugly new trends.

Current discussions tend to trivialize acts that are not only immoral but illegal according to covenants the United States has signed.

The social safety net has become frayed because of welfare "reform."

Opinion journalism is pushing the conversation about war to the right.

Attorney General John Ashcroft misunderstands Robert Kennedy's legacy--and my book.

The "war on terror" is causing an escalation of retaliatory thinking.

We can't allow fear to erode commitment to our constitutional liberties.

Will the Homeland Security chief be an effective overseer or another spinner?

Be wary when pundits talk of 'The Street.'

The White House has learned from the past—from the conflicts in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama and the Balkans—how to ensure an acquiescent press.

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Of course, the radio personality was wrong to attack Georgetown student Sandra Fluke. But this goes beyond what has been said about a woman who dared to speak up. Limbaugh is attacking basic premises of representative democracy.

March 2, 2012

No one who has succeeded in America actually did it on his or her own.

March 2, 2012

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia has written a letter to the university community worthy of being shared.

March 2, 2012

Even in such a busy week it is worth taking a minute to reflect on what amounts to the firing of James Murdoch by his father.

March 2, 2012

Within one day Mitt managed to offend everybody by saying he was against the Blunt amendment, and then that he was for it. 

March 1, 2012

 Eric Alterman talks jazz, blues and Floyd while Reed Richardson zeros in on the "Bunker Bluster."

March 1, 2012

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

March 1, 2012

If women ever need permission slips from their employers for birth control, here’s what it could look like. 

March 1, 2012

The idea of dismantling the federal government's civil rights–driven education agenda is not new. 

March 1, 2012