For America’s workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It’s a reminder of the struggles we have won—and those that lie ahead.
The father of a young man captured while fighting for the Taliban in 2001 reminds us of the “dark side” of US policy after 9/11.
Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies face indifference—or worse—from administrators.
Under the spurious claim of protecting “civility,” the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has caved in to the McCarthyite bullying of the Israel lobby.
A host of new groups are reviving the grassroots fight for racial equality.
Black women have made connections between their struggles and those of black men since the 1800s.
We all have different places in the racial hierarchy. But we can still work together for justice.
Black girls face daunting odds, too. Why does My Brother’s Keeper neglect their struggles?
Fallacies of US policy may be leading to war with Russia.
Hackers are transforming an ancient city into a prototype for the future.
Read all the pieces in The Nation’s special issue on the new wave of racial justice organizing.
Jeff Koons and the art of blissful idiocy; Kara Walker’s art of subtlety.
Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.
We must face the true causes of the chasm between white and black America.
A vote for Teachout is a demand for a more progressive, ideas-driven politics.
“Like Nelson Mandela, we must be willing to embrace the long walk toward freedom.”
Who wants pot to be illegal?… BDS: every little bit helps… on the beach… son of Deadline Poet…
He was a passionate purist in his prose, his populist politics and his expectations of others and himself.