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Law enforcement agencies have not undertaken a thorough investigation of the banking crisis. But Eric Schneiderman is digging into it.
The fight to counter LePage’s extremism is gaining support not only among progressives in the state but within the Republican Party too.
Maine Governor Paul LePage's secret removal of a mural celebrating the state's labor history is just one in a long line of struggles over publicly-funded depictions of American workers.
The country is facing a convulsion unlike anything since the fall of the dictatorship in 1974.
The Constitution alone cannot keep the US from fighting wars it shouldn't be involved in—like the one in Libya.
As the US scales back the war in Afghanistan, shouldn't we be scaling back the sacrifices of civil liberties we've made here at home?
Undocumented immigrants and gays and lesbians have forced a stark moral choice on their friends and neighbors: Are you with us, or against us?
A bold, do-it-yourself protest movement has arrived. When was the last time feminism was this much fun?
Could black Americans follow Catholics and white Southerners in drifting away from the Democrats?
Has success spoiled the photography and the art of Jeff Wall?
James L. Brooks’s Broadcast News, Alan Rudolph’s Trouble in Mind, Jonathan Demme’s Something Wild.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Michael Winterbottom’s The Trip, Azazel Jacobs’s Terri, Eve Annenberg’s Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish.
Stumped? The authors explain “How to Work The Nation’s Cryptic Puzzles” at thenation.com/puzzle-rules.