What issues matter to Ohio's blue-collar voters? JoAnn Wypijewski reports from the campaign trail.
The so-called "new atheists" may be as extreme as Christian fundamentalists, if not more.
A look at a cynical Christian Conservative effort to export the U.S. culture wars.
Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel debates Pat Buchanan on the cost of war, and why The Nation supports Barack Obama.
The Nation's Political Correspondent breaks down who these "superdelegates" really are, and what they could mean to the Clinton/Obama race.
On the eve of Super Tuesday, The Nation's DC editor explains why he thinks Barack Obama is the better choice to build a real progressive majority.
The political culture of Washington is fueled by gossip, intrigue and
leaks. It was a combination that turned toxic in the Valerie Plame
The most effective response to terrorism involves nonmilitary actions in cooperation with the global community and within a framework of domestic and international law.
Thirty years after Watergate, we again face a constitutional crisis at home and a misconceived war abroad. The United States will remain a helpless giant until we finally learn that power in the nuclear, postimperial age is diplomatic, not military.
Ricardo Mendez Matta and Poli Marichal answer questions about their new film,
Ladrones y Mentirosos (Thieves and Liars), which takes a
hard look at the price Puerto Ricans are paying for the drug trade.
The cold war never really ended: Russia's continuing instability and
weapons of mass destruction, combined with Washington's triumphalist
foreign policies and US/NATO military buildup, are creating an even more