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Feminist anthropology fights for public voice in a new era.

President Bush's power to appoint judges is one he hardly deserves because of the way he achieved his office.

A sit-in at the university highlights the gulf between a great educational institution and the unconscionable working conditions many of its employees experience there.

A grassroots movement for immigrant legalization is gathering strength.

Prevention and treatment require a focus on overall health and development.

A parody of Gone With the Wind has run into legal trouble: too revealing of the real nature of slavery?

With NAFTA as an ugly precedent, the proposed trade pact is generating serious opposition from a number of social and economic sources.

A campaign to help sick people in need of unaffordable medicines is clashing with forces in the global pharmaceutical industry.

The death penalty needs to be thought through by liberals, and its acceptance or rejection cannot be á la carte.

The former FCC chairman says he's bitter about the effective dismantling of his low-power radio plan. Under his successor, such an idea won't even get raised.

Blogs

After the Supreme Court knocked down several of its key components last month, where does SB-1070 go from here?

July 2, 2012

More than a million people will be denied medical coverage if Florida and South Carolina opt out, but the battle is far from over. 

July 2, 2012

It might be hard to see a trade union hero in quarterback Drew Brees. But it shouldn’t be. 

July 1, 2012

Conservatives’ claim that “Obamacare” is the largest tax increase in history is entirely false, but that doesn’t seem to matter.

July 1, 2012

Tom Morello joined the protest against the anti-union store this weekend.

June 30, 2012

The Nation's all-star team of reporters and writers were front and center with reaction and analysis on all the week’s Supreme Court decisions. Plus, editor-at-large Chris Hayes gets a New York Times close-up.

June 30, 2012

Why did the chief justice change his mind on healthcare?

June 29, 2012

With the ACA upheld, the door has been opened for evolution toward what eventually will be recognized as nationalized healthcare.

June 29, 2012

Eric on silly predictions and the Washington Post, and Reed on Obamacare.

June 29, 2012

There are booby traps in the Court’s Commerce Clause reading, and the traps are baited and ready for tripping in the Medicaid part of the ruling.

June 29, 2012