Society

Kai Wright Explains the Subprime Swindle Kai Wright Explains the Subprime Swindle

Nation magazine contributor Kai Wright discusses his July 14 article about the mortgage crisis and its effect on the black middle class.

Jul 10, 2008 / Video / The Nation Video and Brett Story

Can NASCAR Be Saved From Itself? Can NASCAR Be Saved From Itself?

For the last decade, NASCAR has tried to shed its legacy as a sport indelibly linked to the confederate flag.

Jul 9, 2008 / Column / Dave Zirin

Fox Attacks Michelle Obama Fox Attacks Michelle Obama

Fox's long history of racism is nothing new, but it has been particularly egregious when it comes to their coverage of the Obamas.

Jul 9, 2008 / Video / Brave New Films

Raging Against Rising Internet Repression Raging Against Rising Internet Repression

More than 200 bloggers, human rights activists, writers, journalists, hackers and IT experts have joined the fight against censorship on the web.

Jul 8, 2008 / Feature / Antony Loewenstein

Jesse Helms, American Bigot Jesse Helms, American Bigot

In death it's easy to dismiss Jesse Helms as a colorful buffoon or a relic of the bad old days of segregation and sexism, but that doesn't do his bigotry justice.

Jul 6, 2008 / Editorial / Lisa Duggan

Grand Theft Hoops: The Stealing of the Sonics Grand Theft Hoops: The Stealing of the Sonics

Two Oklahoma corporate raiders have stolen one of Seattle's most beloved sports franchises with an unlikely accomplice, the NBA's commissioner, David Stern.

Jul 3, 2008 / Column / Dave Zirin

Who’s Afraid of Judy Maccabee? Who’s Afraid of Judy Maccabee?

Women increasingly are taking leadership roles in Jewish life--and that's a problem?

Jul 2, 2008 / Column / Katha Pollitt

The Persecution of Sami Al-Arian The Persecution of Sami Al-Arian

The US government's shameful auto-da-fé of Sami Al-Arian enters a new phase.

Jul 2, 2008 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Catholic Worker at 75 Catholic Worker at 75

The movement she inspired--passionate, pacifist and siding with the scorned--is seventy-five and going strong.

Jul 2, 2008 / Editorial / Colman McCarthy

Supreme Politics Supreme Politics

The Supreme Court's final rulings remind us that civil rights and a sane vision of the Constitution rest with the next President's judicial appointments.

Jul 2, 2008 / Editorial / The Editors

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