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Isn't it curious how often the policy disaster that is posited as the thing that will never happen takes place within minutes?

Dentists and cardiologists warn their patients about plaque, harmful to both teeth and arteries.

The Color of School Reform represents the kind of scholarship that by rights should influence the design of smart policy.

How ironic that Ashcroft's supporters now ask that he be treated with kid gloves during his own nomination hearings.

The ideological rigidity that governs punditocracy trade debate transcends right/left dichotomies.

A little broken glass in the streets of Seattle has transformed the World Trade Organization into a popular icon for the unregulated globalization that tramples human values on every continent, a

Case sawed shakily at his steak, reducing it to uneaten bite-sized fragments, which he pushed around in the rich sauce.... "Jesus," Molly said, her own plate empty, "gimme that.

As the international uprising against genetically engineered (GE) foods continues to grow, the worst fear of US government and business officials is that the commotion abroad will awaken American

If the sixties were the age of the war reporter and the seventies the age of the investigative reporter, then the late nineties may go down in history as the age of the blowjob reporter.

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An opponent of capital punishment who specifically cautioned against “joy” in bin Laden’s death is dishonestly portrayed to demonstrate “obsessive belief in capital punishment” and “rejoicing” in that death.

May 23, 2011

Several thousand people turned out this weekend in Michigan as part of an effort to recall the state's controversial governor.

May 23, 2011

The plan to renew the Patriot Act may have the backing of Democratic and Republican Congressional leaders and the Obama White House. But this is bad bipartisanship.

May 23, 2011

The idea that Julian Assange did not simply receive massive anonymous uploads from a military intelligence officer forms the heart of the US government's attempt to prosecute Assange under the Espionage Act.

May 22, 2011

 This week, Melissa Harris-Perry and Gary Younge offer different views on Cornell West, Obama and the race debate. Plus, The Nation takes stock of the 2012 GOP field.

May 20, 2011

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has a plan to make sure Republicans give up on the Paul Ryan budget.

May 20, 2011

Eric takes on Jake Weisberg's commitment to destroy Medicare and cut taxes on the rich and Reed Richardson responds to claims that the beginning of the end of the world commences this weekend.

May 20, 2011

Workplace sexual violence against women immigrants is rampant—but usually remains hidden.

May 19, 2011

SNAP—the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—is one of the strongest threads in our increasingly tattered safety net. But Gingrich started taking whacks at the program in 1995, and now his House Republican descendants are doing the same.

May 18, 2011

Princeton Professor Cornel West says the president has failed to deliver to America's for the constituencies that voted him into office, The Nation's Melissa Hariss-Perry says that criticism is too vague.

May 18, 2011