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Border

Here's how to turn the US-Mexican border into a war zone.

Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist, Jack Abramoff and Jeff Flake all spent their early years trying to end the divestment movement.

SCOTUS

The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.

Supreme Court

Activists are already moving ‘from outrage to action’ in fighting the Supreme Court’s awful VRA decision.

Feminist army in texas

By refusing to give up on a done deal, Texas feminists showed us what the future of pro-choice activism looks like.

Last week, eight candidates in New York City's upcoming mayoral election spoke on issues of policing and criminal justice at a forum co-sponsored by The Nation.

Wikileaks

Recently unsealed court documents obtained by The Nation reveal a broad federal investigation that is using subpoena powers rarely wielded against journalists. 

Ari Berman on the Supreme Court's ruling in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Greg Mitchell on the US media and Syria, Dave Zirin on the protests in Brazil

Crosses marking immigrants' deaths

Many progressives have accepted increased border security as a necessary tradeoff for getting a bill passed. The terms of this compromise will be paid in blood.

Blogs

Conservatives attacked Cantor for indicating a willingness to support a new fix for the VRA

June 11, 2014

The Republican who pulled off 2014’s biggest upset is very conservative—and very critical of big corporations.

June 11, 2014

Eric Cantor made one step towards reform— and was punished for it Tuesday night.

June 11, 2014

Today in Washington, Representative Meeks makes a level-headed case for multilateral diplomacy with Iran, while Representative Vargas fears an iranian attack on Los Angeles.

June 10, 2014

The real tragedy of an alleged bribery scandal in Virginia is that hundreds of thousands will be denied health insurance.

June 10, 2014

Senator Elizabeth Warren has a plan to ease this crisis—and Obama just backed it.

June 9, 2014

Putting Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on trial could put the entire, crazy war itself in the dock.

June 9, 2014

Conservative militants struck in Las Vegas and Georgia over the weekend. 

June 9, 2014

An early poll shows him within striking distance of Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania.

June 6, 2014

Seventy-eight men who have been cleared for release remain in interminable detention. 

June 6, 2014