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Internet protest

The commissioners are considering rules that would allow telecom giants to control it with “pay to play” schemes.

Brazil World Cup

The Cup has become a tool for neoliberal plunder—but Brazilians are fighting back.

Vanishing ice cap

Why do ideologues who would leave the country vulnerable to catastrophe enjoy prestigious posts in journalism?

FCC headquarters

What the proposal means and how you can make your opinion heard.

Trayvon protest

Schools are resegregating, it’s getting harder to vote, too many are incarcerated—America is becoming more separate and less equal.

Ro Khanna

Major tech donors are investing in Ro Khanna. To get to Washington, he’ll have to push another Democrat out of the way.

ERA

We are witnessing a full-fledged war, not of the sexes, but of gender roles.

Classroom

Sixty years after Brown, whiter, wealthier communities are breaking away from racially and economically diverse school districts.

Northwest Detention Center

County jails charge excessive rates for phone usage—a huge barrier for immigrant detainees fighting deportation.

Jackson Rising

Still mourning Chokwe Lumumba, progressives gather to push his vision for worker-owned co-ops.

Blogs

The NCAA exploits its athletes. Who can fight back?

March 12, 2012

In defending Limbaugh, Maher tried to rob Americans of a fundamental instrument of power—voting with our pocketbooks. 

March 11, 2012

A pair of rulings suggest there is some hope, but not too much, that courts will prevent disenfranchisement.

March 11, 2012

Not to mention the rest of right-wing talk radio. 

March 10, 2012

 This week, we commemorate International Women’s Day. Plus, The Nation’s first-ever community editor, and we launch The Nation En Español.

March 9, 2012

The Republicans are trying to overturn decades of women’s rights victories.

March 9, 2012

Eric Alterman talks the blues and Cold War literature and Reed Richardson assesses our politics through Bruce Springsteen.

March 8, 2012

Maine's Representative Pingree made a reasonable decision to step aside in the race for Senate. But when women are battling unreasonable politics, is it the correct decision?

March 8, 2012

Republicans in Congress are debating a bill that would make it harder for young women to access abortion services. 

March 8, 2012

What does the release of Peyton Manning reveal about the business of sports in America?

March 7, 2012