Society | The Nation


Whatever Happened to Gun Control?

The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.

by George Zornick

Imagine a camera aimed at a human face forever.
Posted Sep 17 2014 - 1:14pm
Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.
Posted Sep 16 2014 - 5:45pm
For years, Muslim New Yorkers have been spied on, not heard; now they’re finding their political voice.
Posted Sep 9 2014 - 7:30pm


News and Features

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?

Finally, a different picture is emerging of the former New York City mayor.

Indiscriminate stops and mobile fingerprinting in the Big Easy represent a frightening new frontier in immigration enforcement.

The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.

student debt

How for-profit colleges are allowing Wall Street investors to cash in, at students’ expense.