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The Constitution news and analysis from The Nation
February 13, 2018
How Should We Talk About Donald Trump’s Brain?
The drive to pathologize Trump isn’t going away, and neither, alas, is he.
David M. Perry
February 2, 2018
Paul Ryan and Devin Nunes Are Betraying the Constitution in the Service of Donald Trump
The Speaker of the House has abandoned his duty to defend the authority of the House in order to serve as an agent of the president.
January 31, 2018
A Conversation With Richard Falk, Part 2
On Israel, Palestine, and his work as a UN special rapporteur.
January 30, 2018
How the Courts Have Stymied Trump
Along with citizen activism, they have proven to be an important safeguard of constitutional liberty—but the Supreme Court has yet to weigh in.
January 18, 2018
Congress Must Censure Donald Trump’s Bigotry
Two members of Congress have proposed a necessary accountability move.
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January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King’s Call to ‘Give Us the Ballot’ Is As Relevant Today as It Was in 1957
And that’s a mark of how endangered voting rights are right now.
January 12, 2018
Democratic Defections Allow an Assault on Civil Liberties to Pass the House
If all Democrats had opposed the FISA Amendments and Reauthorization Act, they could have united with libertarian-leaning Republicans to block it.
January 12, 2018
My Client Has Spent More Than a Third of His Life Imprisoned in Guantánamo
Now, 16 years after the prison opened, Sharqawi Al Hajj has joined a legal challenge to end his indefinite detention.
January 9, 2018
Don’t Let Trump Force Nearly 200,000 Salvadoran Immigrants to Leave the Country
You can also let your representatives know where you stand on net neutrality and join a state-based campaign to expand voting rights.
December 28, 2017
Letters From the January 15-22, 2018, Issue
The long con…