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I come here and discover that you are merely another fraud in the city university system. Of the 150 receiving degrees today, you hold only 191 jobs. That is less than two jobs per student.

I know I'm not supposed to read too much into a movie like Episode I: The Phantom Menace, but when you're living with a 6-year-old whose entire generation role-plays and reiterates each an

How will we know when women have achieved equality? Male politicians will all be bachelors.

This spring, two important chapters in the surprising story of Israeli gay and lesbian politics concluded.

Emergency contraception has the potential to revolutionize women's relationship to sex and birth control.

"Politics and language," explains the dust jacket on the latest edition of Safire's New Political Dictionary, are "William Safire's two great and abiding interests." True, but too modest.<

This article is adapted from Andrew L. Shapiro's book about the politics of the Internet, The Control Revolution (PublicAffairs/Century Foundation). For more information visit www.controlrevolution.com.

The International Student Activism Alliance has been run by and for high school students since its founding in 1996. Read this report by Liza Featherstone, originally published in the June 21, 1999 issue of The Nation.

When guns became the issue of the day,
Republicans, as is their custom, put
Their party right behind the NRA,
And shot themselves quite badly in the foot.

You're 19, single, on welfare. You breast-feed your baby because you know breast is best. When the baby fails to gain weight, your mother says not to worry, you were even smaller at that age.

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

 

October 24, 2011

Seeing the encampments with 1968 Olympian Dr. John Carlos has been an experience I will never forget.

October 24, 2011

Denver's contest for local school board seats has already cost $600,000, as big-money backers of school privatization, charters and “choice” try to buy control of education policy.

October 21, 2011

Eric on how The New Republic's back of the book comes close to redeeming the magazine from the front.

October 21, 2011

The death of Dan Wheldon raises real issues of workplace safety in motor sports.

October 18, 2011

In the wake of three women being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, a new PBS documentary series celebrates women’s roles as peacemakers--but oversimplifies complex conflicts like the one in Afghanistan. 

October 17, 2011

Twenty years after Anita Hill testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the sexual harassment she’d experienced working for Clarence Thomas, the facts of the hearing and its aftermath are still widely unknown.

October 15, 2011

Conservative pundits are misrepresenting everything about the Occupy Wall Street, from their views to their legal right to be in Zuccotti Park. 

October 14, 2011

 Our media coverage is often dominated by one big story that crowds out most everything else. As an antidote, every week, Nationinterns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

October 14, 2011

Eric on story collections and film fest picks and Reed on Wall Street's media advantage. 

October 13, 2011