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Executive Branch news and analysis from The Nation
July 28, 2021
America Isn’t ‘Back.’ Here’s Why.
Two decades of forever wars created a failing empire. Biden’s foreign policy is just continuing the destructive legacy.
July 23, 2021
Now Is the Time for Biden to Restaff the Havana Embassy
A never-before-published letter from the US Embassy community in Cuba argues that Washington should sustain full diplomatic functions despite the risks.
William M. LeoGrande
July 21, 2021
New Legislation Could Limit the President’s Control of Foreign Policy
Introduced by Senators
Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy, and Mike Lee, the bill would enable greater congressional oversight of US military action.
July 19, 2021
The US Must Prioritize Children’s Safe and Legal Resettlement
This country has made immigration a “security” issue rather than a “humanitarian” issue, painting child migrants as violent threats rather than vulnerable youth.
July 15, 2021
An Unapologetic ‘Tax the Rich’ Message Is the Key to Passing the Democratic Budget Plan
“The wealthy and large corporations [must pay] their fair share of taxes, so that we can protect the working families of this country,” says Bernie Sanders.
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July 13, 2021
The Community That May Be Hurt Most by Republican Voter Restrictions: Americans With Disabilities
Bills making it harder for them to vote from home are an affront to their civil rights.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
July 9, 2021
It’s Not Too Late to Prosecute Trump-Era Crimes
The Biden administration, like its predecessors, has been reluctant to grapple with questions of executive accountability.
Karen J. Greenberg
July 1, 2021
The Truth About the Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement
Progressives don’t have to convert Republicans—we just have to get Democrats to stand up.
Robert L. Borosage
June 29, 2021
The Biden Administration and Congress Have a Chance to Tame Big Tech
Technology companies in particular have established anticompetitive policies that for too long have gone unchecked.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
June 28, 2021
Mike Gravel Told Americans What Was Being Done in Their Name but Without Their Consent
Fifty years ago this week, the senator read the Pentagon Papers into the
. He never stopped battling war and secrecy. Gravel died on Saturday.