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  • June 25, 2010

    Government Hasn’t Learned From Blackwater Mistakes

    The private defense operation formerly known as Blackwater—now called Xe—has cleaned up its act about as much as BP has cleaned up the Gulf, says Jeremy Scahill.


  • June 24, 2010

    Economic Anxiety and the Gay Marriage Debate

    Proposition 8, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and Civil Unions? Nation Senior Editor Richard Kim and writer Reihan Salam talk it all out on


  • June 24, 2010

    Labor’s Convoluted Future

    The Nation's Max Fraser and Michael Whitney of Firedoglake join Laura Flanders to deconstruct the ways in which labor's long-term alliance with the Democratic party is in trouble.

    The Nation on Grit TV

  • June 24, 2010

    Find a Political Solution in Afghanistan, Not a Military One

    Nation Editor and Publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel tells Ed Schultz that McChrystal's departure gives Obama an opening for changing the trajectory of the American presence in Afghanistan. 

    The Ed Show

  • June 24, 2010

    In Deep Water: A Way of Life in Peril

    In the two months since the Deepwater Horizon explosion, millions of gallons of oil have gushed out of BP's well into the water each day, slowly encroaching on the coastline. Fault Lines' Avi Lewis travels to the drill zone.

    Avi Lewis

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  • June 24, 2010

    Reconsidering Deep-Sea Oil Drilling

    America isn't the only country reassessing their deep-sea oil drilling. The Nation's Michael Klare speaks to Jeb Sharp of PRI's The World about the globe's major oil reserves and why some of those areas are suspending their drilling.

    The World

  • June 24, 2010

    US Hikers Seized by Iranian Police in Iraqi Territory

    Senior Editor Richard Kim on CNN explaining The Nation's breaking revelation that three American hikers detained by the Iranian military almost a year ago were unlawfully captured on Iraqi soil.


  • June 23, 2010

    Aram Roston: US Military Funds Afghan Warlords

    Aram Roston's Nation cover story on taxpayer dollars being used to pay off the Taliban created a stir of controversy, and after a six-month investigation, Congress has confirmed that Afghan warlords are receiving payoffs through a $2.16 billion contract between the US Army and eight civilian trucking firms in Afghanistan.


  • June 22, 2010

    Map of Iran-Iraq Border Where Hikers Were Seized

    Last July, three Americans were arrested by Iranian forces for allegedly crossing the Iranian border to conduct espionage. However, a five-month investigation by The Nation and the Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute has located two witnesses who claim the Americans were arrested on Iraqi territory, not in Iran.

    The Nation

  • June 22, 2010

    Republicans Can’t Figure Out What They Stand For

    Nation Washington Editor Christopher Hayes tells Rachel Maddow that jumping on the GOP's conflicted messages about BP's liability for the Gulf spill is a way for Democrats to "cleve" the Republican party.

    Press Room

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