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Society news and analysis from The Nation

  • November 26, 2002

    What Price Security?

    Now, here's what the deal's supposed to be: In exchange for greater security you give up certain rights.

    the Editors

  • November 26, 2002

    The Grubman

    The financial scandals continue to produce more outrageous revelations, but lately they come with lurid personal details more appropriate to bottom-dwelling tabloids than the Wall Street Jou

    William Greider

  • November 26, 2002

    Rethinking the Movement

    As any casual observer of mega-bookstore shelves knows, the history of the modern civil rights movement is a well-studied field.

    Eric Arnesen

  • November 26, 2002

    Quiet in Hollywood

    The Quiet American, which recently opened for a two-week run in a couple of theaters in New York and Los Angeles, illustrates just how far Hollywood self-censorship has gone in the year

    Jon Wiener

  • November 26, 2002

    Mumia’s Appeal

    Mumia's Appeal After decades of legal and political maneuvering, the twenty-year-old death-penalty case of black journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal is entering a critical stage.

    Dave Lindorff


  • November 26, 2002

    Wal-Mart Values

    Selling women short.

    Liza Featherstone

  • November 26, 2002

    Pentagon Hawks Take Wing

    A new Defense Department spy office could politicize intelligence gathering.

    Jason Vest

  • November 21, 2002

    Waiting for Bioterror

    Is our public health system ready?

    Katherine Eban

  • November 21, 2002

    Banishing Bilingualism

    Within the next decade, 30-40 percent of current public school teachers in the United States will retire, opening up more than 700,000 teaching positions.

    Herbert Kohl and Susan Katz

  • November 21, 2002

    There Is No Silver Lining

    With Republicans in full control in Washington, next year's prospects are grim.

    David Helvarg, Jack Newfield and Jeffrey Chester