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2015 San Bernardino shooting
2015 San Bernardino shooting news and analysis from The Nation
June 29, 2016
Gun Control for Dummies, and Democrats
Why base gun-control legislation on the wildly dysfunctional terrorism watch list?
May 24, 2016
This Will Be a Historic (and Terrifying) Election for Gun Control
Donald Trump is willing to go where few other presidential candidates have gone when it comes to gun rights.
February 29, 2016
Why Apple Should Cooperate With the FBI
Far from serving civil liberties and the public interest, its refusal to do so undermines corporate accountability and civil rights.
January 7, 2016
American Presidential Candidates Are Now Openly Promising to Commit War Crimes
Would Donald Trump approve waterboarding? “You bet your ass” he would.
December 22, 2015
When Your 3-Year-Old Son Asks, ‘Are They Going to Kill Me?’
We shouldn’t have to explain lockdown drills to preschoolers.
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December 15, 2015
Donald Trump Is the Natural-Born Son of Today’s Media Crisis
When all the “news” is one big spectacle, we shouldn’t be surprised by the popularity of a candidate like Trump.
December 8, 2015
Close All the Mosques!
And other practical solutions to gun violence.
December 6, 2015
The New York ‘Daily News’ Takes On the NRA
Its “God Isn’t Fixing This” headline was part of a classic front-page challenge to powerful interests and political cowards.
December 4, 2015
Syed Farook’s Arsenal Is As American as Apple Pie
Several million Americans own the same guns the San Bernardino shooter used—and likely possess ammo in similar quantities.
December 4, 2015
Please Let the Shooter Be on the Other Guy’s Team!
We can't help but think that—but only one team gets top-notch fear mileage.