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Nation readers provided good ideas—and a bit of wariness—when asked how Obamas should use his presidential authority.
Robert Dreyfuss on peace and the inaugural address, Dan Wakefield on inaugural poet Richard Blanco, James Cersonsky and Alec Luhn on student movements, the editors on Jeremy Scahill’s Dirty Wars and John Palattella on William Deresiewicz’s Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing
President Obama’s symbolic recognition of minorities isn’t a substitute for policy, but it does matter.
Let's face the truth: anyone with a gun can be a "bad guy." What we need is fewer guns, period.
Call it municipal disobedience: communities like Sugar Hill, New Hampshire, are defying laws they deem illegitimate.
Tana Ganeva on the Homeless Bill Of Rights, Ryan Devereaux on an anti-stop-and-frisk ruling, Jessica Valenti on American rape culture.
Fifty years ago, college was cheap, unions were strong and there was no terrorism-industrial complex.
We all know the damage done by corporate money in politics. On January 19, we have the opportunity to do something about it.
Rick Perlstein joins Bryce Covert and George Zornick to explore the serpentine shifts and strange bedfellows of gun control politics.
The track record of Obama's Treasury secretary nominee shows his financial incompetence and support for radical deregulation, leaving little hope that he will reign in Wall Street.