To believe that our nation has always been exceptional requires a suppression of ordinary skepticism and a belief that calls for extraordinary arrogance.
What is brave about expressing an opinion that’s already held by a plurality of Americans?
Documents obtained by The Nation show former Governor Mike Rounds’s campaign manager may have improperly awarded state economic incentives to firms in which he and the candidate held investments.
After years of harassment by the police, homeless Angelenos and their allies fight back.
Salt Lake City’s Housing First initiative has reduced chronic homelessness by 72 percent. Now other cities are giving it a try.
The Republican wrecking crew would hurt workers, women, minorities and the environment.
The Democratic Senate candidate's prairie populism has made him competitive in this red state.
The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
It’s time to claim abortion rights as a social good.
Post–Citizens United, candidates aren’t supposed to coordinate with “outside” spending groups—but even that minimal restriction isn’t being enforced.
Corporations have directed a gusher of money to climate-change deniers in Congress.
Catalans are fed up with Madrid’s austerity and corruption—making November’s referendum nonbinding has only postponed the confrontation.
An Armenian-American writer asks if the Armenian obsession with genocide recognition is worth its emotional and psychological price.
With his cutouts, Henri Matisse tried to free himself from gravity.