The Nation Magazine
Updated: 19 min 18 sec ago
Mohamad BazziWhile authoritarian rule appears to provide stability over the short term, it breeds discontent and affirms the idea that violence is the only way to be heard.
Michelle ChenA new proposal in the DC City Council would boost the district’s paid medical leave up to 16 weeks.
Andrew MeierIn her cantos of loss readers feel a sense of communion, of a shared humanity in the face of horror.
Joan WalshTime and again, the GOP leaders caved to the far right—and encouraged its delusions of power.
Dani McClainThe organizing project Southerners on New Ground takes on police profiling and deportations in its fight for LGBTQ liberation.
Katie HalperThe new Daily Show host doesn’t have much to say, which leaves him making jokes about tramp stamps and body weight.
NationActionThe EACH Woman Act would ensure health coverage of abortion for anyone regardless of what they earn or where they live.
Richard Kreitner“His is a revolutionary ideology in which death and tragedy occupy, close in the foreground, an unwanted, redemptive place.”
Dave ZirinThe police broke Thabo Sefolosha’s leg. His testimony, and the testimony of witnesses, could mean that they will not get away with it.
Alyssa PetersonThe conservative pundit thinks the “myth that there are kids who don’t have anything to eat is a total lie.”
John NicholsThe Republican Party has become not only antigovernment but anti-governing.
Katherine StewartFive states permit doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives, but Catholic hospitals still refuse to let their patients “die with dignity.”
Michael T. KlareThe latest IPCC report suggests that sudden climate catastrophes with irreversible consequences may not be as improbable as we once thought.
Ari BermanBush says the VRA is no longer necessary, but his home state of Florida has been a hotbed of voter suppression since 2000.
The NationNaomi Klein reads Wendell Berry, Dave Zirin reads Muhammad Ali, Richard Kim reads Tony Kushner, and much, much more.
Joshua HollandAn ethics complaint filed this week alleges that industry lobbyists and donors crossed the fuzzy line between routine fundraising and a quid pro quo arrangement.
Wen StephensonThe new American radicals know that it’s time to fight like there’s nothing left to lose but our humanity.
Katha PollittLife-saving research is collateral damage in the war on Planned Parenthood.
Laura FlandersAn interview with Boots Riley.