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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.

Christmas can be a consumeristic orgy, but consider some gift-giving alternatives to improve the world.

The city of Portland is resisting calls from the Justice Department to racially profile its residents; predictably, right-wing pundits are enraged.

Critics of the war on terror—or even those who slightly question the Bush administration—may now find themselves on a list of members of a fifth column.

The connections between Enron and the Bush administration run deep—and they should be investigated.

If I had been so bold as to have wagered that Al Gore would succeed in the latest Supreme Court round, I would have quickly called my bookie this morning after breakfasting in the Court's cafeteri

The US Supreme Court's stunning 5-4 stay Saturday of the Florida
undervote count--less than 24 hours after the equally stunning Florida
Supreme Court decision ordering that same count--illuminat

As the country tilts toward war, media voices are craven in their obsequiousness.

Blogs

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

We might have ourselves a good-old fashioned strike scenario during the London Olympic games.

February 29, 2012

Why have so many public workers been accused under the Espionage Act during Obama's presidency?

February 27, 2012