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November 6, 2020
Our Fight Can’t Stop After This Election
It’s only once we’ve won, whether that’s now or four years from now, that the real work begins.
March 3, 2020
The Pentagon Budget Is Out of Control
At $1.21 trillion, the actual national security budget is nearly twice the size that was announced by the White House.
January 28, 2020
The Australian Fires Are a Prelude to Our Climate Suffering
The fires could just be the beginning in a slow-motion climate reckoning of rising sea levels, unprecedented storms, and hellish heat waves.
July 3, 2018
The Dark Side of the Chinese Dream
We should pay more attention to Beijing’s repressive actions.
January 11, 2018
Trump Is On His Way to Record-Setting Defense Spending in 2018
As the president doubles down on wars abroad, companies like Boeing stand to reap billions.
William D. Hartung
The Nation is reader supported.
July 5, 2016
The General Who Lost 2 Wars, Leaked Classified Information to His Lover—and Retired With a $220,000 Pension
Why hasn’t David Petraeus faced the same career-ending consequences as other leakers?
March 29, 2016
Why Have Democrats Failed in the State Where They’re Most Likely to Succeed?
Massachusetts should be a model state for liberal public policy, but instead it is one of the country’s most unequal.
March 8, 2016
The Future of Oil Is Here—and It Doesn’t Look Pretty
As prices plummet and oversupply continues, the once-unsinkable industry is foundering.
Michael T. Klare
March 1, 2016
Has Trump Already Won?
He has already changed the Republican Party and American democracy forever.
Andrew J. Bacevich
January 25, 2016
Here Are the ‘War on Terror’ Headlines of 2016
For all the world’s turmoil, US foreign policy is surprisingly predictable.