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Did Syriza Sell Out?

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:36pm
Andy Robinson

No—the Greek negotiators had to swallow some bitter pills, but they extracted crucial concessions from the troika.

Race and Civil Rights in ‘The Nation’: Part IV, From the Ban on Segregation in Housing to Freedom for Nelson Mandela

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:52pm
The Nation

A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1968 to 1990.

Why Is the US Still Spending Billions to Fund Mexico’s Corrupt Drug War?

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:07am
Jesse Franzblau

Washington is providing equipment and training to compromised agencies—at the same time that it’s tracking their close ties to organized crime.

Where the Leadership of Black Women Can Take Us

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44pm
Alicia Garza

No economic opportunity agenda for women can be complete without Black women’s needs, experiences and dreams at the forefront.

How Scott Walker Built a Career Sending Wisconsin Inmates to Private Prisons

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:28pm
Scott Keyes

In his years as a state legislator, Walker repeatedly pushed for higher incarceration and a bigger role for the private prison industry.

Gaza’s Natural Gas Deposits Could Easily Spark a Full-Fledged Resource War

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:34am
Michael Schwartz

The first quarter-century of crisis over eastern Mediterranean natural gas has been nothing but prelude.

Report From the Front: Libya’s Descent Into Chaos

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 5:15pm
Sharif Abdel Kouddous

As ignorant armies clash by night, civilians bear the brunt of a collapsing economy.

The Lethal Legacy of the Vietnam War

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:12pm
George Black

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.

Fifty Years After Bloody Sunday in Selma, Everything and Nothing Has Changed

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:04pm
Ari Berman

Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.

A Contested Primary Is Good for the Candidates, the Democratic Party and Democracy

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:04pm
The Editors

The issues that matter most to Americans won’t be adequately explored by a coronation of Hillary Clinton.

Obama’s Military-Force Resolution Sets the Stage for a New Era of Imperialism

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:01pm
Michael T. Klare

The AUMF has legitimized expanded presidential war-making.

The Necessity of ‘Citizenfour’

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:30pm
Ali Gharib

A win for the Edward Snowden documentary is a win for democracy.

What Happens if You Refuse to Pay Off Your Student Debt?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:27pm
Michelle Chen

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that.

Fifty Shades of Basic

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:25pm
Katha Pollitt

The romance in the film isn’t perverse—and that’s the problem.

Comix Nation

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:19pm

Brother From Another Planet

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:04pm
J. Hoberman

Jean-Luc Godard is still brooding on the end of cinema while imaging its future incarnation.

A Volcano of Documents

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:00pm
Peter Canby

How the discovery of police archives has altered the memory of political atrocities in Guatemala.

Dhaka Stories

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:54pm
André Naffis-Sahely

K. Anis Ahmed’s stringent tales of life in the sprawling capital of Bangladesh.