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Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.

Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms look good on paper—so why are tens of thousands of students taking to the streets to protest them?

Galeano

Professional soccer does everything to castrate its own energy of happiness, but it survives in spite of all the spites.

A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Letters

Does a by-the-numbers advice column really give advice?

Hagar school

This latest evidence of hatred is an alarming reminder of how a wonderful educational project continues to stand on precarious ground.

Campus

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

Syringes

Do white pundits, reporters and TV producers have a no-snitch policy on exposing crises in the white community?

Blogs

The selective censorship of “Innocence of Muslims” in Libya and Egypt “reeks of paternalism.”

September 14, 2012

In a new ad, the Republican Senator pretends that he is pro-choice, when his record is anything but.  

September 14, 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.

September 13, 2012

In the Republican Party, being a leading lady means loving your supporting role.

September 13, 2012

Will Pennsylvania be the next major swing state where a restrictive voting law is struck down by the courts?

September 13, 2012

Chicago teachers, NFL referees and NHL players have one thing in common: they are learning that there are two sets of rules in twenty-first-century America.

September 13, 2012

Whose interest does the highest court in the country have in mind?

September 13, 2012

Almost everything most of the media told us about the man behind the anti-Islam film that sparked riots in the Arab world was wrong.

September 13, 2012

Can you imagine this man in the White House?

September 13, 2012

66 percent of Chicago parents back teachers and their union, while Romney-Ryan back wrongheaded Rahm Emmanel—and the fantasy that parents don't like public education.

September 13, 2012