The fact that United Nations has long ceased to play the protective role assigned to it throws its ability to truly advocate for LGBT rights into question.
Are we prepared to care for the aging baby boomer population?
How did we became a nation that fails to help its most needy citizens, and what can be done?
The new trajectory of US warfare.
The swelling ranks of precarious workers—freelancers, independent contractors, interns—can learn much from domestic workers' efforts to gain legal rights.
Inspired by The Nation's intrepid reporting, Stephen Colbert asks what would have been if he'd stayed on the South Carolina ballot.
Katrina vanden Heuvel debates the role of former President Clinton and the primary results from Nevada on Sunday's This Week with George Stephanopoulos roundtable.
From Tom Dispatch: The current economic crisis is caused by policies that tax the richest Americans at strikingly low levels and spend huge sums on defense projects that have no bearing on national security.
"Because Washington has no urban agenda, the cities in this country are doing poorly. Unemployment is up. Faith in the economy has gone down. Crime has gone up."
"Our cities across this country are proud. They have a great history. But like a boxer, they've taken one knee, and they have to bring themselves back."
"I want to see one of the candidates come up with a comprehensive plan to eliminate the tide of drugs coming into our country. I mean, we have wars here in our city."