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Before RVW

Rose Deler Women's rights can't go backwards to Trump's ideal 1950s America. The post Before RVW appeared first on The Nation.

Our Prison Population Is Getting Older and Older

Michelle Chen Could programs like compassionate release provide refuge from a criminal-justice system run amok? The post Our Prison Population Is Getting Older and Older appeared first on The Nation.

These 2 NFL Players Stood Up for Palestine—and It Didn't Kill Their Careers

Dave Zirin In February, Michael Bennett and Kenny Stills refused to attend a public-relations trip to Israel. Now they've been nominated for the NFL Man of the Year award. The post These 2 NFL Players Stood Up for Palestine—and It Didn't Kill Their Careers appeared first on The Nation.

What Will It Take for America to Wake Up to the Horrifying Reality of US Warfare?

Andrew J. Bacevich The great majority of the American people remain studiously indifferent to the charade being played out before their eyes. The post What Will It Take for America to Wake Up to the Horrifying Reality of US Warfare? appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch Have Set Our Future on Fire

Mark Hertsgaard The fires and storms ravaging the planet are only going to get worse, especially if we don't end the power of climate deniers. The post Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch Have Set Our Future on Fire appeared first on The Nation.

The Death of a Dictator Leaves Yemen a Worse Mess

Juan Cole Ali Abdullah Saleh's life is emblematic of the way the bright hopes of Arab nationalism have disintegrated into sectarianism. The post The Death of a Dictator Leaves Yemen a Worse Mess appeared first on The Nation.

Luke Harding on Trump, Russia, and 'Collusion'

Joshua Holland There may not be a smoking gun, but there's a mountain of evidence tying Trump to the Kremlin. The post Luke Harding on Trump, Russia, and 'Collusion' appeared first on The Nation.

It's Time to End Mass Incarceration

Brave New Films Locking up more and more people for longer and longer won't make us safer. The post It's Time to End Mass Incarceration appeared first on The Nation.

On Tuesday, Alabama Decides Between an Accused Child Molester and a Democrat

Jon Wiener Which one has a better chance of making it to the Senate? The post On Tuesday, Alabama Decides Between an Accused Child Molester and a Democrat appeared first on The Nation.

Trump Swallows GOP

Steve Brodner Duh nuh... Dun nuh, duh nuh... The post Trump Swallows GOP appeared first on The Nation.

US Tax Dollars Must Not Be Used to Detain Palestinian Children

Betty McCollum It's time to stand up for the human rights of Palestinian children who are mistreated and abused in the Israeli-military detention system. The post US Tax Dollars Must Not Be Used to Detain Palestinian Children appeared first on The Nation.

Palestine's First Intifada Is Still a Model for Grassroots Resistance

Sarah Aziza A new film reminds us of the power of united, nonviolent action. The post Palestine's First Intifada Is Still a Model for Grassroots Resistance appeared first on The Nation.

Songs of Aggression

David Hajdu A review of popular music reveals striking and distressing similarities in the way men talk about and deal with women in today's society. The post Songs of Aggression appeared first on The Nation.

After Jerusalem, the US Can No Longer Pretend to Be an Honest Broker of Peace

Rashid Khalidi But that might not be a bad thing. The post After Jerusalem, the US Can No Longer Pretend to Be an Honest Broker of Peace appeared first on The Nation.

This Is How the Trump Administration Gives Big Oil the Keys to Public Lands

Adam Federman The Bureau of Land Management is rapidly opening previously off-limits areas to oil and gas drilling. The post This Is How the Trump Administration Gives Big Oil the Keys to Public Lands appeared first on The Nation.

The Racist Right Looks Left

Donna Minkowitz At Richard Spencer's secret conference, white supremacists denounce corporate capitalism. The post The Racist Right Looks Left appeared first on The Nation.

Trump Draws

Richard Borge Tilting at windbags. The post Trump Draws appeared first on The Nation.

Trump's Jerusalem Gambit Will Speed the Colonization of Palestinian Lands

Nadia Hijab, Zena Agha But Palestinians will continue to seek ways to secure their rights to freedom and equality. The post Trump's Jerusalem Gambit Will Speed the Colonization of Palestinian Lands appeared first on The Nation.

The Once and Future Europe

Arthur Goldhammer Emmanuel Macron, France's start-up president,' wants to move fast, even if it means breaking things—and the unforeseen turmoil in German domestic politics may help him do just that. The post The Once and Future Europe appeared first on The Nation.

In Syria, 'Reconciliation' Is Bleak

Humam Moadamani The people of Moadamiya and Daraya were once a legend of the resistance, but today we feel like we've been forgotten by the world. The post In Syria, 'Reconciliation' Is Bleak appeared first on The Nation.

There Are More Important Questions to Ask Than Whether Rex Tillerson Is In or Out at State

Patrick Lawrence A renovated foreign policy rests on a great variety of factors beyond a house-cleaning at State. The post There Are More Important Questions to Ask Than Whether Rex Tillerson Is In or Out at State appeared first on The Nation.

Now That Al Franken Is Gone, Democrats Need to Hold Hearings on Trump

Joan Walsh They have the moral high ground; now they need to use it to create real accountability for both parties. The post Now That Al Franken Is Gone, Democrats Need to Hold Hearings on Trump appeared first on The Nation.

The United States Is Polluting the World and Locking Refugees Out

Todd Miller Border walls are being erected left and right as natural disasters become more frequent, leaving victims with nowhere to go. The post The United States Is Polluting the World and Locking Refugees Out appeared first on The Nation.

How 5 College Kids Brought Thousands Together to Shut Down Richard Spencer

Samantha Schuyler This wildly successful protest took months of planning by a handful of students with no help from their university. The post How 5 College Kids Brought Thousands Together to Shut Down Richard Spencer appeared first on The Nation.

Stopping Sexual Abuse on the Job Begins With Empowering Workers

Michelle Chen Across the world, workers are unionizing to hold corporations accountable for sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. The post Stopping Sexual Abuse on the Job Begins With Empowering Workers appeared first on The Nation.

ICE Arrests Lady Liberty

Felipe Galindo If she overstayed her visa, will she be deported? The post ICE Arrests Lady Liberty appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump Has Made Roy Moore the Face of the Republican Party

John Nichols Will other Republicans do nothing? The post Donald Trump Has Made Roy Moore the Face of the Republican Party appeared first on The Nation.

How the Democrats Can Defeat Roy Moore in Alabama

Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener Howell Raines on Doug Jones, Bob Dreyfuss on Russiagate, and Gary Younge on American Nazis. The post How the Democrats Can Defeat Roy Moore in Alabama appeared first on The Nation.

WNBA MVP Maya Moore Takes on the Criminal-Justice System

Dave Zirin One of the all-time greats is using her platform to shed light on mass incarceration. The post WNBA MVP Maya Moore Takes on the Criminal-Justice System appeared first on The Nation.

The Honduran Government Is Trying to Steal an Election

Miguel Salazar It's increasingly clear that a majority of voters have had enough of US-backed President Juan Orlando Hernández. The post The Honduran Government Is Trying to Steal an Election appeared first on The Nation.

In Pakistan's Tribal Areas, Collective Punishment Is the Law of the Land

Umar Farooq Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist Islamists for many years. The post In Pakistan's Tribal Areas, Collective Punishment Is the Law of the Land appeared first on The Nation.

Investigative Journalism Can Still Make Bad Guys Squirm

Mark Schapiro A massive muckrakers conference celebrates triumphs—and plots new targets. The post Investigative Journalism Can Still Make Bad Guys Squirm appeared first on The Nation.

Now What?

Denise Deleray A nation still in shock one year after the election. The post Now What? appeared first on The Nation.

Justice Kennedy Appears Ready to Undo His Own Legacy on LGBTQ Rights

Sarah Posner Based on a single quote, which doesn't say what he thinks it says. The post Justice Kennedy Appears Ready to Undo His Own Legacy on LGBTQ Rights appeared first on The Nation.

The Trump Team Definitely Colluded With a Foreign Power—Just Not the One You Think

Aaron Maté Why are the media paying scant attention to Michael Flynn's admissions about Israel? The post The Trump Team Definitely Colluded With a Foreign Power—Just Not the One You Think appeared first on The Nation.

2 Progressives Are Fighting to Represent Chicago in Congress

D.D. Guttenplan But is the race between Chuy Garcia and Carlos Ramirez-Rosa a sign of progressive strength—or weakness? The post 2 Progressives Are Fighting to Represent Chicago in Congress appeared first on The Nation.

Who Could Have Predicted Trump? Poland, and Hungary, and Slovakia.

John Feffer After the Cold War, right-wing populists surged to power by exploiting economic uncertainty. The post Who Could Have Predicted Trump? Poland, and Hungary, and Slovakia. appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump Is Just the Front Man for a Massive Heist

Robert L. Borosage Republican elites are pushing through their agenda while the president acts a fool. The post Donald Trump Is Just the Front Man for a Massive Heist appeared first on The Nation.

A New Poor People's Campaign Wants to Change How Society Defines Morality

Katrina vanden Heuvel In the wealthiest country in the world, poverty is still taking a devastating toll on millions of people of all races. The post A New Poor People's Campaign Wants to Change How Society Defines Morality appeared first on The Nation.

Susan Meiselas's Redemptive Time

Ratik Asokan In her new photo-memoir, the photographer returns to the origin of her career to reflect on all she's remembered, and why it's worth remembering. The post Susan Meiselas's Redemptive Time appeared first on The Nation.