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Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms look good on paper—so why are tens of thousands of students taking to the streets to protest them?

The presidential run-off this weekend and talks with the FARC are obscuring horrific violence in places like Buenaventura—and US multinationals are deeply implicated.

Soldier

An Air Force veteran explains how we all got drafted into the American national security state.

Vietnam

In fifty years of nearly nonstop American warfare, we’ve learned little and achieved less.

Galeano

Professional soccer does everything to castrate its own energy of happiness, but it survives in spite of all the spites.

Mohammad Javad Zarif

The key “evidence” of an Iranian nuclear weapons program comes via the MEK, a cult-like terrorist group—and was likely produced by Israel.

A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Hagar school

This latest evidence of hatred is an alarming reminder of how a wonderful educational project continues to stand on precarious ground.

Sisi Hazem

Its ‘generosity’ toward Cairo notwithstanding, Washington has been reduced to the role of a helpless bystander.

Blogs

The liberal firebrand, who will retire from the House next year, championed LGBT rights, worked for a fairer economy and pushed for cutting defense spending.

November 28, 2011

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.

November 23, 2011

Extreme Israel hawks are increasingly just another part of the right-wing coalition. 

November 21, 2011

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.

November 18, 2011

Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, reflections on glasnost's fate.

November 14, 2011

 Obama administration lowers temperature over Iran nuclear issue, and it loses its top Middle East hawk.

November 11, 2011

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.

November 11, 2011

As in the United States, many Mexican education reformers focus on teachers' unions--but both countries need a broader public schools agenda.

November 10, 2011

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.

November 3, 2011

The big nations of the EU worked out a deal to resolve their financial crisis that does what US politicians lack the nerve to pursue. The Europeans are whacking the bankers big-time.

October 27, 2011