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In these heated times, what does the word 'fundamentalist' mean? Well, it all depends on whom you ask.

John Stossel has a conservative stable of pundits when it come to his questionable reporting of evironmental issues.

Right-wing climate-change deniers worked hand-in-glove with John Stossel to portray schoolchild as being 'scared green' on a recent ABC special.

The FAA, which had long ignored airlines' requests for help with unruly passengers, is now relying on those same airlines' apparent racial profiling when deciding who gets to fly.

The Bush administration's insistence on secrecy in the Whitey Bulger case raises some unsettling questions.

In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.

Will women be included in the debate on Afghanistan's future?

Once confined to the closet, gays are now making headway in mainstream society.

Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.

Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.

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Why Paul Ryan wants to cut $5 trillion in federal spending over the next decade.

August 13, 2012

Either by oppression or by poverty, China and the United States use any means to get the gold.

August 10, 2012

Reed dissects the the journalistic equivalent of mortal sins.

August 10, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 9, 2012

Before we bash China's system of Olympic training, we should look in the mirror.

August 9, 2012

Despite the cacophony of media criticism about HBO’s new series, there’s been hardly a murmur made about how the show criticizes the media.

August 9, 2012

Dr. John Carlos is best known as the man who raised his fist from the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics. I wanted to get his feedback on this year’s Australian athlete who has courted controversy, boxer Damien Hooper.

August 8, 2012

The state's Republicans are limited early voting hours in pro-Obama counties while expanding them in GOP strongholds.

August 8, 2012

Twenty-two “authors” of a fradulent article ghost-written by Glaxo won't feel the heat.

August 7, 2012

Bloomberg has stirred presidential buzz before. He’s not running this year. But he is campaigning on some of the biggest issues of the moment.

August 7, 2012